Category Archives: Religion

Great Books Part 1 – Ancient to 13th Century, Chronologically Arranged

I’ve mentioned in previous entries that I wanted to engage in the Great Books firsthand, after getting a lot of it secondhand. The big question was, which Great Books list should I use? I found a few lists on various … Continue reading

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Resisting the System

I often read things that get me thinking about my own life and how it has panned out. A little over a month ago, Dr. Bruce Charlton wrote on The benefits of creeping totalitarianism (in My life). I found much … Continue reading

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A Return to Basics

I have just finished reading Lord of the Rings to my youngest daughter. We began with The Hobbit sometime early last year and worked our way through the subsequent books. I had not read them myself since I was a … Continue reading

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Inventory

Read no further if you are uninterested in the internal ramblings of a middle-aged man… I am in a pre-birthday semi-navel gazing space. I hit 50 in three weeks. I don’t even want to review the things I said I’d … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

This post by Vox Day, and the subsequent comment thread, reminded me of an incident from my deep dark past. When I was 17 I had jaw surgery to fix a massive overbite. It was the cumulative outcome of about … Continue reading

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