Daily Archives: 29 Apr 2012

From Now On You Can Call Me The Anti-ultracrepidarian

ul·tra·crep·i·dar·i·an [uhl-truh-krep-i-dair-ee-uhn] adjective 1. noting or pertaining to a person who criticizes, judges, or gives advice outside the area of his or her expertise: The play provides a classic, simplistic portrayal of an ultracrepidarian mother-in-law. Origin: 1800–20; ultra- + Latin … Continue reading

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And God always sees who we really our even if our ‘costume’ persuades others otherwise.

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Ours is the Age of Dilettantism: the Death of Facts

When historians look back at the beginning of the 20th century, when all of us now living have long been dead, they’ll, I think, describe it as the ‘Age of Dilettantism’.  And they’ll do it because our age relies on … Continue reading

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Now That’s The Truth! On What Education is Really About

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Come on ABC, Surely You Can Spell

ABC news just tweeted a bit ago- Is Joel working for ABC now?

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Apple’s Not Exactly a Good Corporate Citizen

Apple, the world’s most profitable technology company, doesn’t design iPhones here. It doesn’t run AppleCare customer service from this city. And it doesn’t manufacture MacBooks or iPads anywhere nearby. And Yet, with a handful of employees in a small office … Continue reading

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Dorothy, Thanks for Your Support

Dot King writes Jim Davila, a highly respected professor at the leading Scottish university, has blogged about a rather stupid claim of “slander” made against Mark Goodacre, Jim West and Robert Cargill by  Nicole Austin, Associate Producer on The Resurrection … Continue reading

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Pentebabbleists Beware

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The Royal Judahite Storage Jar: A Computer-Generated Typology and Its Archaeological and Historical Implications

That’s the title of a new essay just published in Tel Aviv- In this paper, the authors (Sergi, Karasik, Gadot, and Lipschits) present an objective, repeatable and independent computer-generated typology of the Iron Age II Oval Storage Jar, also known … Continue reading

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A Mozart Mass for Your Sunday Morning

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I Didn’t Know Rush Limbaugh Had a Brother…

But this guy must be. As reported by Towleroad, a Cleveland radio personality–Dominic Dieter of WMMS 100.7’s show Rover’s Morning Glory–told the father of a possibly lesbian girl to have his daughter raped by a man until she’s straight. The … Continue reading

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