Monthly Archives: December 2019

Alternative Media

If you’ve come to distrust mainstream news as much as I have, some advice: There are many things going on in the world the truth about which you’ll never know for certain. My two favorite alternate media have become the … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism

Book Report 2019

My best reads this year, with excerpts from the last. Continue reading

Posted in Built Environment and Infrastructure, lifeworks, Miscellany, Small is Beautiful, Transvaluation of Values

When politics becomes a religion

Religionized politics bodes to kill us. And it’s substantially based on a lie. Continue reading

Posted in antipluralism, deathworks, Declinism, grievance mongering, Patriotic Correctness, Political correctness, Political Matters, Pretexting

Same God?

Hang on here. I purposefully meander a bit today, which is a fitting way of sharing a little epiphany I had while reading un-Christmassy stuff (Thomas S. Kuhn and Ian Hacking, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition) on … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Faith & Ideology, Heretics, liberalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Nominalism and Realism, Paradox, progressivism, Science, Virtue signaling | Tagged

Donning the prophet’s mantle

Christianity Today, true to its founders, take a prophetic stance. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, lifeworks, Political Matters, Senate

Going gentle

Two blogs in particular are becoming my favorites. Continue reading

Posted in lifeworks, Political Matters

Framing a guilty President-Elect

A dialog between conservative lawyers, one certifiable Never-Trumpish, the other too new to me for me to say, on the FBI’s counter-intelligence investigation of the Trump campaign Continue reading

Posted in Intrigued, Justice, Legalia, lifeworks, Political Matters

Make America Human (Again?)

A giant declines to recommend the modern West as a model for the country from which he was exiled. Continue reading

Posted in Legalia, lifeworks, Miscellany, Political Matters, Russia

Tattletale telltales

Professor Jonathan Turley’s warning to yesterday’s Congressional impeachment panel sounds right about bad precedent. Continue reading

Posted in Bread & Circuses, deathworks, irony, Political Matters

Motivated reasoning

Anyone who thinks Rolling Stone is prima facie a reliable interlocutor of the religious right deserves all the false certainty and motivated ignorance he gains there. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, deathworks, Journalism, Religious freedom