Monthly Archives: August 2020

You can’t fill a God-shaped hole with information

You can’t fill a human’s God-shaped hole with information – not even information about God. Continue reading

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Suspending postings here

Because of its adoption of a perfectly opaque and ridiculous “block editor,” and its demand of a $275 ransom (upgrade to “Business Plan”) to get back the old editor via a “plug-in,” I am suspending postings on this blog. Follow … Continue reading

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Scary stories ’round the campfire

Things are getting ugly, with Portland streets taken over by antifa (the press pretends that alt-right agitators are the real story) and Trump’s takeover of the GOP playing out pathetically at a convention with no platform, only grievances and lurid stories around the campfire. Continue reading

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Miscellany – August 24, 2020

There’s not going to be a Republican platform this year. This is just saying, “Whatever Trump does, we support.” Continue reading

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Those cunning Brits

Revival of a British comedy shows some genius. Continue reading

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A quiz

Take your pick. Is that video: Lies! Lies! All a pack of lies! What you always suspected. Either way, you risk confirmation bias, but everything I know about Trump tells me the correct answer is 2.   * * * … Continue reading

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Return of the potpourri

Much interesting reading today. Continue reading

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What’s wrong with this picture?

The data is clear that the Democrats are the more godless party. So why do I not feel tribal loyalty to the GOP? Continue reading

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