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

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

(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 truth1 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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