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Fear And Loathing

This past Sabbath we had a sermon on fear and faith from one of our congregation’s retired pastors (who seemed to take umbrage with the fact that I introduced him as a retired pastor before his message and felt it … Continue reading

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Crises Of Legitimacy

There has never been any shortage of disagreement in this world, and some of these disagreements have always had the tendency to go awry.  A brother is jealous that God accepts the sacrifice of the other brother and not his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Married Roommates

Married Roommates:  How To Go From A Relationship That Just Survives To A Marriage That Thrives, by Talia and Allen Wagner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The … Continue reading

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Microaggressions And The Problem Of Proving Oneself Safe

As is often the case, those who have a leftist political worldview and label themselves progressives generally get almost everything wrong.  Be that as it may, they often present at least interesting problems to solve that demonstrate the basic symmetry … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Origins And Ideologies Of The American Revolution: Part Two

Great Courses:  Origins and Ideologies Of The American Revolution:  Part Two, taught by Peter Mancall I must admit that I found this particular part of the course to be rather compelling.  In particular, I am fascinated about situations where communication … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Overcome Worry

How To Overcome Worry:  Experiencing The Peace Of God In Every Situation, by Dr. Winfred Neely [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In many ways, this book requires … Continue reading

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Evaluation Reports

[Note:  I wrote this originally some time ago, and humorously enough the evaluation reports are coming around again after being in abeyance, making this post relevant once again, given my feelings on the subject which have not changed.] Earlier this … Continue reading

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No Rhyme Or Reason

As I was trying to fall asleep last night, I saw a trending news story from Seminole Heights, an area of Tampa I am familiar with in the area close to I-275 just north of I-4, a place I usually … Continue reading

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Tales From The Crypt

When I was growing up, a popular series of comics ended up in a groundbreaking horror show called Tales From The Crypt that had a complicated rights structure that has, mercifully, prevented it so far from being rebooted.  The show … Continue reading

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There Is No Net Neutrality

[Note:  Image taken from aeaweb.org.] Yesterday afternoon, as the work day winded down and thoughts and attention turned away from staring blankly at giant Excel files and towards more genial subjects, some of my coworkers began a passionate debate about … Continue reading

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