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Every Disability Conceals a Vocation, Except the Ones That Don’t

While reading Ana Mardoll’s deconstruction of the Chronicles of Narnia, I came across this quote by a moderator who goes by Chris the Cynic, which I felt was worth sharing: During my insomnia last night I watched the movie Wreck … Continue reading

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Humanity Is Doomed

Did you know the political left hates video games? This right-wing douchebag apparently thinks so, anyway, because the opinions of two people on an aspect of one game amounts to a blanket condemnation of an entire medium by one side … Continue reading

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Ditch-Delivered by the Duggars

I’ve already written about the Duggars and don’t want to devote too much of my blog to those lowlifes, but their interview with Megyn “Santa Is White” Kelly really exposed them as even more monstrous than I might have thought, … Continue reading

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God Is Teasing Me, Just Like He Teased Moses in the Desert

A frequently used argument for religion is that it’s a comfort to people, and in no way do I disagree with this. There are definitely times when I wish I knew that there was some meaning to my life, that … Continue reading

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Modern-Day Marcionism

I’ve read a few times about the Marcionites, an early Christian sect that had significant influence but was declared heretical. It has some ideas in common with Christian Gnosticism, but lacks the emphasis on secret teachings. Instead, Marcion held that … Continue reading

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Noah’s Fludde on Ice

The upcoming Noah movie sounds like it could be quite interesting. Beth is a big fan of Darren Aronofsky, and she appreciates the bleakness of his movies. While I’m not so much about that, I liked the films of his … Continue reading

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Hitting Rock Sodom

When examining the Biblical references to the wicked city of Sodom, it becomes clear that there probably wasn’t one specific sin for which the town was destroyed. Still, the idea has persisted that the main sin of the city was … Continue reading

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