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Book Review: Reconciliation: The Continuing Agenda

Reconciliation:  The Continuing Agenda, edited by Robert J. Kennedy What is the relationship between repentance, penance, and reconciliation?  Admittedly, I find that question to be highly interesting, and it appears as if reconciliation is a matter that causes a great … Continue reading

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The Myth Of The Lost Case: A Case Study In The Tension Between Criticism And Advocacy

There are many pitfalls that a historian can fall into that can greatly harm the quality of their work as scholars, and frequently scholars appear greatly ignorant of these pitfalls.  On the one hand, one can be so wrapped up … Continue reading

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Privilege: A Problematic Paradigm: Issues And Alternatives: Part Five

[Note:  Previous parts of this discussion can be found here, here, here, and here.] Having examined some of the issues involving the hypocrisy and lack of nuance and even reality relating to the problem of privilege, I think it would … Continue reading

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Virtue Signalling As A Hindrance To Justice

One of the things about contemporary society that bothers me the most is virtue signalling.  Wikipedia’s definition of the term was written by someone who doesn’t like being accused of virtue signalling:  “a pejorative neologism for the conspicuous expression of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arrested

Arrested:  What To Do When Your Loved One Is In Jail, by Wes Denham This book is surprisingly entertaining.  Generally speaking, jail is not a very funny subject, although plenty of comedies play on the fears that jail and prison … Continue reading

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Book Review: Snitch Culture

Snitch Culture:  How Citizens Are Turned Into The Eyes And Ears Of The State, by Jim Redden Snitching is widely recognized as a major social problem, but who is to be blamed for that depends on the perspective one has.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Snitching

Snitching:  Criminal Informants And The Erosion Of American Justice, by Alexandra Natapoff What aspects of snitching create the most problems for ordinary Americans?  That is a hard question to answer, and it seems as if there is a body of … Continue reading

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The Dividing Line

Whether or not this is a good thing, it appears impossible for humanity to unify even in limited ways without dividing some parts of humanity off from others.  And every attempt to unify human beings who exist on opposite sides … Continue reading

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Serving God And Man: A Three-Stage Process

Yesterday morning and early afternoon I listened, as is my fashion these days, to the webcast from the Home Office in Cincinnati, and the speaker focused on what the Bible has to say about Moses.  I have written a fair … Continue reading

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Strange Fire

One of the characteristic problems of our age is the way in which such great harm to our society and to the people within it is caused by the desire of many people to view themselves as the victims of … Continue reading

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