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What Man Is And What We Ought To Be

In order to have a proper understanding of a great many matters in life, it is important that we have an idea of who we are as people. A great many conflicts that may seem to some cynical souls as … Continue reading

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On The Territoriality Of Heathen Gods: Part Three

Having examined now how it is that heathen gods have sought territory and have rebelled against restraint and denied common authority, and that contrary to what many people think, such heathen ideas and practices are very common in our contemporary … Continue reading

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On The Territoriality Of Heathen Gods: Part Two

Having examined previously some of the ways in which the territoriality of matters in contemporary life demonstrates a polytheistic approach to life where there is an absence of common authority and a desire for people to gain benefits through competition … 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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The Insufferable Chumminess Of Insiders

The Feast of Tabernacles of 1994 was my worst feast ever. I spent half of the feast in my hotel room puking into a basin and unable to keep any food down, which will sour my mood anytime. When I … Continue reading

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From Many, One

The sermonette today was a very interesting one on the similarities and parallels between the way that the United States was formed from many peoples into one nation and how it is that the Father creates the Israel of God … Continue reading

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What The Willow Knows

Yesterday evening while I was at dinner, a longtime friend of mine sent me a story about a BBC writer who had been unceremoniously kicked out of Russia after having asked obvious but uncomfortable questions to the pro-Russian ruler of … Continue reading

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Lorde: A Decline In Three Acts

Lorde, what happened? Pop culture ultimately does not matter a great deal on its own slender merits. Little of that which is produced today is remembered tomorrow, whether one is dealing with the thousands of books that are published daily, … Continue reading

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On The Ubiquity Of Astroturf

If one is familiar with organized sports, there is in general a strong difference between outdoor and indoor stadiums, and between the sorts of surfaces that teams play on as well as the effect of those surfaces on sports. (In … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Hear About It

How does one protect oneself from unwanted and intrusive communication? For the past few years I have become increasingly bothered by the sorts of advertisements I have gotten, to the point where I have deliberately sought as much as possible … Continue reading

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