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The Dave Barnhart Copypasta

There is some truth to the popular “quote from Dave Barnhart, a traditional Cristian pastor”. But some things in it I’d like to respond to and question off the bat, its interesting he’s called “A traditional Christian pastor” What does … Continue reading

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Joe Boot’s article on Covid lockdowns

Several things about Joe Boot’s article on what he calls “lockdownism” are concerning. The opening paragraph reminds us of the difficulties that decisions of government officials relying on public health professionals charged with protecting the health of the people of … Continue reading

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The Audio Revolution

Originally posted on Welcome to Dancoland:
If I told you about a piece of consumer electronics technology that: A billion+ people own and use every day Has changed those people and their world in some pretty radical and consequential ways…

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Tisby on the “safe” social justice issue of abortion

Abortion is the “safe” evangelical social justice issue There is a costliness to pursuing justice. Number one, abortion may or may not ever personally affect you. Obviously its a possibility for any family. Its always on the table there, but … Continue reading

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Hot Breath: One

New Poem. Not as successful as I want. I have various ideas for different takes on ‘hot breath’ but these were what I came up with. Its kinda a downer, sneaking up on you Cold air and crisp day cavort … Continue reading

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Out of Revolution: 1. Post-War Preface

I began reading Out of Revolution without much awareness of its context or why Eugen Rosenstock-Hussey (after, ERH) was motivated to write it. As I realized ERH is writing soon after his leaving Nazi Germany for America, and is looking at a … Continue reading

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Blogging Out of Revolution

“Our passions give life to the world, our collective passions constitute the history of mankind” The quote above begins Eugen Rosenstock-Hussey’s mammoth “Autobiography of western man” Out of Revolution. I’ve had it sitting on my shelf for about 10 years since … Continue reading

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Response to Mika Edmondson

Mika Edmondson writes a well written and moving post on Black Lives Matter for TGC. Below is a response I sent to the comments. Thank you for this. As a Presbyterian, I take to heart your exhortations from the Catechism, … Continue reading

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POEM: Fungal Females

The mushrooms of Plath Push out from the lath Emerge from domestic walls And trouble the mighty in halls Of power The fungi of Dickinson Amuse and tickle some. But the fairly odd plant She describes in her chant As … Continue reading

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POEM: Tomorrow’s Work Undone

I. Tomorrow’s Work Undone Over Appalachian hills of devonian coal      Spread glowing beams of dusklight, A fading glow on the half-harvested valley,      Westward light lingers. Her fingers ache; her hands leave work      incomplete She returns home for the night.   … Continue reading

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