My Favorite Leftist on Religion

Chris Hedges, the leftist I wish all leftists would emulate, espouses some interesting views on the topic of religion here that I think can fall under the umbrella of “noble heresy”: Of course, anything that is not Catholicism is either in error or incomplete. With that superseding truth in mind, many of the words Hedges…

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English Is Hard

FutilityCloset: Charles Ollier observed that GHOTI can be pronounced “fish”: GH as in laughO as in womenTI as in nation Melville Dewey, who devised the Dewey Decimal System, suggested that GHEAUGHTEIGHPTOUGH spells “potato”: GH as in hiccoughEAU as in beauGHT as in naughtEIGH as in neighPT as in pterodactylOUGH as in though This sort of…

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Spoonerisms

My favorite secular political philosopher, Lysander Spooner, had a birthday yesterday. He was a man to be admired, fighting the government on issues like slavery and individual rights, which you can read briefly about here. If you have the time today, head to “Meet Me Halfway” and read Vices Are Not Crimes, and No Treason:…

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