Wiki Wednesday – Horseshoe Theory

The horseshoe theory in political science asserts that rather than the far left and the far right being at opposite and opposing ends of a linear political continuum, they in fact closely resemble one another, much like the ends of a horseshoe. The theory is attributed to French writer Jean-Pierre Faye. In University of Reading…




There will be surprises in the kingdom of God. Those who are very prominent in this world may have to be very humble in the next; those whom no one notices here may be the princes of the world to come. There is a story of a woman who had been used to every luxury…


Final PikettyPost

I have done two or three already, and the turkey is nearly cooked. Here is the finale… Piketty’s wish is essentially to keep billions of people poor in order that some might not be rich. He has been caught fudging his data. His defense has been “so what?”. Not much else is needed here. The…


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Wiki Wednesday – Via Negativa

Apophatic theology: Apophatic theology (from Ancient Greek: ἀπόφασις, from ἀπόφημι – apophēmi, “to deny”)—also known as negative theology, via negativa or via negationis (Latin for “negative way” or “by way of denial”)—is a theology that attempts to describe God, the Divine Good, by negation, to speak only in terms of what may not be said…