Man, what a week! All kinds of buzz over Iowa, and the State of the Union, and now tonight there is another Republican debate! And really I should be working on other projects, but I just have to get this out… So, this week at least, my intuition is saying that Trump is going toContinue reading “Busy Week”
This was in my daily reading yesterday– “…I think doing simple things is just as important in God’s sight as the highest states of contemplation. Why? Whatever I do for love gives honor to God. It’s all one and the same…whenever I sin, I step off this path.” -Mechthild of Madgeburg (1208-1282), The Flowing LightContinue reading “Simple things”
Bernie Sanders claims he’s got Clinton scared. The New York Times is reporting that Clinton is having to fight for Iowa. Politico says that Sanders is pulling ahead.Vox tells us about the 11% lead Sanders has over Clinton among voters 18-35. Hillary Clinton is still, of course, the establishment candidate of the Democratic Party, butContinue reading “The People Want Hillary Clinton to Lose”
Why do people hold beliefs? Think about it on a mundane level. If you get in your car, and turn on the radio, and you hear the weatherman talking about rain, why do you believe him? A disembodied voice is telling you one thing or another about the future, and we all know that voiceContinue reading “Makebelieve”
Why write a blog? There are already too many blogs on the internet. Too many words, too many plots, and not enough time to connect all the dots. I have discerned a blog shaped hole in the world, a place to put some thoughts I have been carrying with me awhile. I do not knowContinue reading “Breaking into the Blogosphere”
In 2015, this website was used by my partner and I for the purposes of our wedding. Now that we’re happily married, I’m taking it over as a place to write about all the stuff I want to write about (politics, economics, history, culture, and so on). Stay tuned!