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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

Thou Shalt Not Commit Logical Fallacies, Doug


I hate to rain on Aaron’s parade for Doug Wilson (not really), but I have to take issue with this: While we are the subject, the other day I tweeted … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lu Lobello Replies To My Criticism


Lu Lobello (I’m going to assume it’s him although I have no way to verify) replied to my post about his NPR interview. He writes: I understand your blog is … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Revisionist History


I am currently working my way through Robert Graves’ I, Claudius and came across a snippet I thought most apt as a reminder for those of us struggling with the … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

I can hear Samuel muttering under his breath.


4 Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah 5 and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Finish the Sentence


Yesterday Obama tweeted: President Obama on the end of #DADT: “No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie.” …regarding their sexual habits, … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Flip the Switch


I heard this story by Shankar Vedantam on NPR yesterday titled “Why Mental Pictures Can Sway Your Moral Judgment”. It’s about Harvard psychologist Joshua Greene’s research into where our moral … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

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