Category Archives: Paradox

Thoughts on Complete Education

“Your work and career are a part of your life,” he said when I met with him and the Santa Fe president, Mark Roosevelt. “Education should prepare you for all of your life. It should make you a more thoughtful, … Continue reading

Posted in Economia, Education, Literature, Paradox

Tighten up, now

I would like to call attention to the Religion News Service report that was posted with this headline: “Employees quit American Bible Society over sex and marriage rules.” The overture is quite strong: (RNS) — One of the oldest nonprofit … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, History, Paradox, Sexualia

Imposter Syndrome

A gem of an essay at Aeon: ‘Impostor syndrome’ describes a problem I don’t especially wish to solve. Its remedy is to recognise that one does in fact belong. Yet I can’t convince myself I want to fully belong – … Continue reading

Posted in Consumerism, Education, Paradox, Playful, Poetry | Tagged

The age of bloodless assassination

[C]harges of bigotry function these days in the same way assassinations did during the 1930s. George Orwell was disgusted by the ideological brutality he witnessed while serving on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War. One did not discuss; … Continue reading

Posted in Gaying away the Pray, grievance mongering, Paradox, progressivism, terrorism, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values, Virtue signaling

Detour & Frolic

Oh, fer cryin’ out loud! Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Anodynes & Nostrums, Education, Heretics, Jeremiad, Naked Emperors, Paradox, Sundry flakes | Tagged

A day in the land of my sojourn

Again, I’ve lingered too long this morning over very good stuff found in my internet haunts. But I’ve withdrawn some things (see below) scheduled on Hootsuite for later release to Facebook and Twitter, because I’ve found something else that wraps … Continue reading

Posted in Jeremiad, liberalism, Naked Emperors, Paradox, Poetry, Sexualia, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values | 1 Comment

Why we prize freedom of conscience

Luther was famously intransigent at the 1521 Diet of Worms. Legend has him saying, “Here I stand. I cannot do otherwise.” What he actually said was this: “My conscience is captive to the Word of God. I cannot and I … Continue reading

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