Monthly Archives: April 2020

Guard your imagination!

It turns out, Perelandra was excellent Good Friday and Holy Saturday reading. Continue reading

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Timeless, ever-timely

What would your pastor/priest have said had your Church been open for Christianity’s greatest celebration? Continue reading

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“L’état, c’est moi” does not translate well into English

This is basically an aggregation with little comment. From FiveThirtyEight.com, two very useful ‘splainers: Why Did The World Shut Down For COVID-19 But Not Ebola, SARS Or Swine Flu? | FiveThirtyEight A Comic Strip Tour Of The Wild World Of … Continue reading

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Miscellany

From the official U.S. Department of Justice account: During this sacred week for many Americans, AG Barr is monitoring govt regulation of religious services. While social distancing policies are appropriate during this emergency, they must be applied evenhandedly & not … Continue reading

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Nate White’s Bill of Particulars

Nate White stylishly lays out the incontrovertible problems with Donald Trump, and I respond to JHK’s conspiracy theories about Russiagate. Continue reading

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Our very stable and successful shadow-Czar for COVID-19

[O]n Thursday Americans were treated to a press conference appearance by Jared Kushner where he criticized states for wanting to access the federal stockpile of equipment to aid in the handling of a pandemic. His statement contradicted information on the … Continue reading

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Un-learning

Sometimes, after a wrong start, you have to un-learn things. Continue reading

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Shattering a Shibboleth

Are salvation and conversion the same thing? Is salvation punctiliar or processional? Continue reading

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Illusions of clarity and autonomy

How to make the best of one likely bad situation. Continue reading

Posted in death, Health care, Legalia, Life political issues, lifeworks, Rights Talk