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The Curious Silence of Hollywood

There’s a reason why Hollywood pumps out films glorifying perversion. It is because its practitioners are perverse and in order for the aspiring to achieve, they cannot expose the sleazebags who run everything. In other words, this — every syllable. … Continue reading

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The Death of Disagreement

Others have spoken of the death of outrage (notably William Bennett); and what I see is a concomitant disorder. Society should be free, but underneath that freedom is a moral soil, as Ravi Zacharias has said, and it’s inescapable, really. … Continue reading

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Serious Games

I have often felt from those older than I am that games are not useful teaching techniques; yet the field of e-learning (that I work in) is replete with counterexamples. Some of this thinking is generational and some of it … Continue reading

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The Two Layers of Barbarization

There are two ways that a culture becomes barbarized, that is, disdainful of ethics, gross, selfish, narrowly-focused on carnal appetites, and animalistic. The first of these is a turning away from first principles. When individuals, groups, and then cultures decide … Continue reading

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A New Dark Age

One side effect of Trump’s election is the hordes of people who emulate him and his appointees, as National Review points out. Culture suffers, but then again, this is just the most garish fruit of our decay. Here are two … Continue reading

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When the Slope Gradation Changes

I have seen them popping up, and at last count, there are four of them: often garish, large green crosses — medical marijuana dispensaries. Cue the hue and cry from the 1% who want to legalize their fetish. I know, … Continue reading

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Opportunistic Ideologies

If you look at systems over time, you begin to notice something. Very rarely do organizations, businesses, artistic movements, churches, political parties, and so forth stay true to the vision of their founders. Why is this? It is because the … Continue reading

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If You Cave Now…

It never ceases to amaze me what people will cave on. The smallest challenges to their faith and they immediately surrender — to their friends, to their spouses, to their boss, to their friends, to the culture; all hail the … Continue reading

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The Loneliest of Lonely Places

I read a blog the other day where the poster was still under the persistent delusion that the internet is a great place to geek out about whatever interest you have. That’s only true if “geek out” means peeing bits … Continue reading

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Girl Power Vs Hollywood

It’s sadly funny, the contradictions that people accept. For instance, girl power encourages women to take risks, to better themselves, to not allow themselves to be mistreated or abused, and I salute it. However, where are women oppressed the most … Continue reading

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