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Water Cooler Links

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A book noted ... (and purchased ... at least by me). It’s the getting from there to here that might be problematic, seeing as we aren’t simply sulphur-based sophonts. Development. Of watching water drip ... and being close to God. Too big to fail ... and some of the complexity involved . . . . Continue Reading »

Re: The Culture War/Funny Feeling

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These culture wars aren’t new. Via the magic of RSS and Google Reader ... a reply to Jared comes apropos post from the Desert (and I quote in full, because that’s sort of the point):It was said concerning Abba Agathon …that some monks came to find him, having heard tell of his great . . . . Continue Reading »

On Art: Might I Venture ...

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From Matthew (not Anderson :D ), Jesus offered:And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the . . . . Continue Reading »