Category Archives: wikipedia

#ICYMI: NT Wright Ascends to Heaven From Bible Conference in Houston!

Witnesses say that just before he was seen to fly skyward without a rocket pack, he spread out his arms, and then up he went, shouting ‘buy my giant book which is very much like all my other less giant … Continue reading

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A ‘Fantastic’ Looking Book Forthcoming!

You know you want to ‘read’ it…

Posted in Intrepretive Dance, Irony, satan goes to supper, Something Else I Won't be Reading, Theological Quicksand, wikipedia

The Weirdest Thing on The Internet Today…

Is this: I can understand why Wales would like to boost its profile and correct erroneous material on wikipedia (the last refuge of the dilettante).  But that’s like trying to improve the surface of the sea.  As soon as you’ve … Continue reading

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Wickedpedia: Another Reason To Disdain the Worlds Largest Assembly of Dilettantes

Small British businesses and minor celebrities have been targeted by blackmailers who charged money to create positive profiles on Wikipedia.  The victims were asked for hundreds of pounds to “protect” or update online pages about their businesses, according to The … Continue reading

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Bloggers Show Off Their Body Art

Bloggers are an interesting lot, as you have doubtless learned.  But did you know that every year many of them trek to Caracas and show off their newest body modifications… Behold…

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The Vatican’s Secret Plan to Fill Empty Churches with Cyborgs

The Church may have a Pope the people love but that love sure hasn’t shown itself in devotion to God (funny how that works, isn’t it.  The cult of personality never leads people to God- just to personalities).  Consequently, the … Continue reading

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Wikipedia isn’t Just an Intellectual Scam

It’s that time of year again. As the Christmas lights go up, Wikipedia’s donation drive kicks off. Wikipedia claims that the donations are needed to keep the site online. Guilt-tripped journalists including Heather Brooke and Toby Young have contributed to … Continue reading

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Dear Lunatics and Nutbags and Weirdos… I’m NOT Interested in What You Have to Say…

So you can STOP sending your unhinged book notices. Thanks. Global Education à la HEGEL, SCHELLING, FICHTE, AND KANT is the Solution to Our World’s Problems “In this book, Dr. Foldes takes his previous work to a higher level and … Continue reading

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The Stupidest ‘Holiday’ on the Calendar is Just Around the Corner…

It should be banned.  It being ‘Halloween’.  Or at least renamed to ‘beggars being trained by beggars to beg for things they don’t need that are only going to go to waste and learning to go through life with their … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Thinks a Monkey Can Copyright a Picture…

Not only does wikipedia offer misinformation by the truckload, it also thinks a monkey can hold copyright of a picture… Wikimedia, the non-profit organisation behind Wikipedia, has refused a photographer’s repeated requests to stop distributing his most famous shot for … Continue reading

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Oops… a Bit of False Prophecy…

Uh oh science…. That’s a real bummer. You seem to have as good a grasp on predicting the future as Harold Camping did… Maybe they’ll just keep changing the date. You know, like Harold did…

Posted in mockery, sarcasm, Texas and Texans, wikipedia

It’s Depressing Getting Old…. A Cautionary Tale

Once upon a time (today) I was making my daily (nearly) visit to a local coffee shop (called Starbucks).  As I opened the door of the car and got out it DELUGED.  By the time I got to the door … Continue reading

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Pope Potty Mouth

Pope Francis inadvertently demonstrated his own fallibility during an address in St Peter’s Square when he mistakenly said the Italian word for “f—” Mistakenly? Sure it was. However it came about, the left will be wetting itself in delight at … Continue reading

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In Case You Didn’t Already Know It: Wikipedia is Worthless- Here’s Yet More Proof

Peter Head shows in one article why Wikipedia shouldn’t be consulted by students.  They simply have no way of knowing how bad it is. Give it a read and show it to your students.  And if you continue to direct … Continue reading

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A Site as Bad as Wikipedia: ‘tlogical’

I was looking for something and happened upon this: I couldn’t get any further than the top of the entry because the picture they’ve used of Zwingli isn’t of Zwingli and honestly, if they can’t get that right what can … Continue reading

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Stupid-pedia

In which is explained the rampant stupidity and dilettantism regarding the Bible these days: Via Joel Watts on the FB

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‘Jesus’ Suffers on Wikipedia

Ref.ch reports the unsurprising news that «Jesus» gehört zu den umstrittensten Einträgen auf Wikipedia. In sogenannten «edit wars» werden Wikipedia-Einträge häufig geändert und wieder zurückgesetzt. Eine Studie unter zehn Sprachversionen zeigt, dass um Politik und Religion am meisten gerungen wird. … Continue reading

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The Tennessee State Legislature Hasn’t Adopted my ‘Do Whatever it Takes Not to Offend’ Mission Statement…

The Tennessee state constitution defines marriage as being between a man and a woman, so state lawmakers have designated a day each year to celebrate just that.   Last week, lawmakers in both the House and the Senate passed a resolution … Continue reading

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On Posts and The Value of Friendship: A Turning Point…

The deluge of negative comments which have been sent along in the last week and the second hand reports of worse being said behind the scenes have led me to reconsider my posts and to make drastic adjustments so as … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Isn’t Just Wrong and Worthless, It’s Also Sexist

From the New York Times I JUST noticed something strange on Wikipedia. It appears that gradually, over time, editors have begun the process of moving women, one by one, alphabetically, from the “American Novelists” category to the “American Women Novelists” … Continue reading

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