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On The Enduring Memory Of Russian Looting During Wartime

Yesterday evening at dinner, I started reading a book loaned to me by a friend of mine, and very early on the book I was struck by something that could have been written by a contemporary Ukranian citizen, that was … Continue reading

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A Question Of Attrition

Attrition is a tricky sort of solution to the issue of conflict. Normally speaking, people would prefer to deal with conflict in other ways. Coming up with an effective tactic to defeat an opponent is a short-term solution, but one … Continue reading

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The More The Merrier

In continuing the occasional themed articles I write about pinochle, it is worthwhile to note that we were able to fit sixteen people in the pace between the kitchen and dining room, largely thanks to an open floor plan and … Continue reading

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On The Criminality Of Logistics

There are often occasions where we may possess a given right but do not have the right to exercise that right because of the difficulties in obtaining the support services that make it possible to do so. I was recently … Continue reading

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What Do They Do For You?

It is worth asking what one’s institutions do for you. It may admittedly be self-interested, but that does not make it a wrong thing to ask. If we do not look out for our own self-interests, most of us do … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Logistics Of The Liturgy Of The Church Of God

One of the underrated aspects of liturgy, a subject I am interested in but am also quite aware that others are not as interested in, at least deliberately and consciously, is the matter of logistics and planning. It is perhaps … Continue reading

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Plague Bearers, Or Camping In The Age of Covid

Two weeks ago I was visiting Tulsa, Oklahoma, and while there the pastor of our local congregation and the area was heading off to Camp Pinecrest in Missouri with his wife, his son, and his son’s girlfriend, as staff. Four … Continue reading

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Rapid City And The Importance Of Tourist Infrastructure

When one travels as often as I have, one notices that some areas are in denial about who they are as a city and other areas know who they are and make the most of it. Portland, for example, is … Continue reading

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You Will Be Stopping At This Gas Station

At mile 260 on I-94 going westbound at Jamestown there is a billboard for a gas station and travel plaza on mile 200. If you are traveling on I-94 in North Dakota, you may not think much about that. But … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Plan A Crusade

How To Plan A Crusade: Religious War In The High Middle Ages, by Christopher Tyerman This is the sort of book that I have never seen before about the crusades, and the sort of book that very much is worth … Continue reading

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