Daily Archives: 9 Dec 2011

Modern Culture’s Greatest Absurdity

Long term planning.

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Total Depravity: Wretched, Vile Thievery

Unfortunately the criminals arrested haven’t been named.  What a shame. Police say two South Florida women are accused of stealing Christmas decorations from their neighbor’s yard and putting them in a yard less than a block away.  Police in the … Continue reading

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The Best of the Psalms

Or perhaps, my favorite of the Psalms: Ps 130:1 I cry out to you from the depths, LORD — 2 my Lord, listen to my voice! Let your ears pay close attention to my request for mercy! 3 If you … Continue reading

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Gegen das Schwören bei den Heiligen

On the 9th of December, 1551, the Zurich city council published a document which Heinrich Bullinger had written titled Gegen das Schwören bei den Heiligen,  It’s premiss is simple- Die Obrigkeit soll nicht ‘bei den Heiligen’ schwören und auch niemandem … Continue reading

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Breaking News!!!!! The Ark of the Covenant Has Been Found!!!!

It has been discovered!  Finally!!!! Unfortunately circumstances make it impossible to excavate further.  We need more funding!  If I can raise $10,000,000 in the next week we can go ahead and finish the work and prove to the world that … Continue reading

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The American Booksellers Association Isn’t Thrilled With Amazon’s Horrid Greed Either

Via James Spinti- Dear Jeff Bezos, We’re not shocked, just disappointed. Despite your company’s recent pledge to be a better corporate citizen and to obey the law and collect sales tax, you created a price-check app that allows shoppers to … Continue reading

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Hate Yourself? Want an Aneurism? Not Had Enough of the False Claims of Discoveries of Noah’s Ark?

If you answered yes to all three of those questions, you might want to see this. http://downloads.cbn.com/cbnnewsplayer/cbnplayer.swf?aid=27089 If you don’t hate yourself, don’t desire an aneurism, and have in fact had enough of the false claims of discoveries of Noah’s … Continue reading

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The Best Commercial of the Year

Now I have to step aside to wipe my eyes…

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Why Do Politicians Like to Misrepresent the Facts So Much?

NPR reports on the constant chorus of Republican Congressmen who insistently whine that small business owners are opposed to a surtax.  The problem is that such persons as the Repubs claim exist don’t appear to be real at all. Ever … Continue reading

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Leviathan in Ancient Art: By W.G. Lambert

Robert Deutsch edited a volume back in 2003 which Prof. Lambert contributed to.  Following is Lambert’s piece on Leviathan.  (Robert was kind enough to send it along.  You’ll have to click to enlarge each page) :

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