The Last (Non)Book of the Bible

Sometimes, I have my doubts about the numenous content of the bible. And I don’t mean about its truth, I mean about its potency. The phenomenal aspects of the lives of the prophets and other biblical subjects are very important as parallels and examples to our own lives, but the fantastical aspects of the bible…

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A New Development in Birth Control

It appears, from a series of studies, that preventing implantation is not the mechanism by which Plan B prevents pregnancy. In fact, similar to condoms, it may be that the “superpill” prevents fertilization in the first place. The spiritual implications of birth control itself have pushed our culture into a sort of desperation. However, if…

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Keynesianism & the Green Movement Seek to Stack Bodies

Question: When you enter a moral universe where your scruples are blunted enough to pursue some dubious end by any number of questionable means, what prevents you, as a Keynesian economist or politician, from seeing people killed to boost your economy? Answer: Not much. As a sidenote, if you head over to Paul Krugman’s blog,…

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Revisionist History – Star Wars Style

Turns out, R2-D2 and Chewbacca are some of the most important characters in the original canon: Originally © Keith Martin 2005. Reconsidering Star Wars IV in the light of I-III If we accept all the Star Wars films as the same canon, then a lot that happens in the original films has to be reinterpreted…

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