Monthly Archives: April 2008

Testing — please help

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Beat that, Bishop Dow!

An excellent piece from Rolling Stone of all places about a sort of turbo-charged alpha course. This is more perceptive about the real dynamic of American evangelicalism than you might dare hope: in particular, he gets right the way in … Continue reading

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For the Duck who has everything

%(loony)Queen Anne is one of the most sought-after architectural styles. Now your ducks, too, can enjoy it …% From The Field, which curiously fails to report that the firm describes the duckhouse (a floating nesting box) as “inspired by Country … Continue reading

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Ecstatic blurb

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Thought for the Day

%(sane)(nothing to do with my life in particular; just a general thought about religion and New Atheist optimism)% It is very difficult to live with as little hope as the situation warrants.

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Bad Sex

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Manly

All modern publicity campaigns centre around a big lie, because they start with surveys of public opinion to discover what is the most inconvenient truth[1] about the subject and then deny it. Enjoy then, the RC diocese of New York’s … Continue reading

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Revenge!

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Students

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