Monthly Archives: March 2016


TV Series Review: Daredevil

Daredevilby David Norris3/28/16
Daredevil  –  Superhero for a progressive audience?  Throughout this series the elite are occasionally glimpsed at high end parties, untouched by the unpleasantness of the street, where a diverse and multi-cultural cast reside in the second season of this Marvel series. More » • (737 views)

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Those Aren’t Our Values

Ethicsby Deana Chadwell3/26/16
I can actually feel brain cells explode every time I hear that line. That one and, “That’s not who we are.” The nonsense of those sentences needs exploration before someone carves them in stone. More » • (640 views)

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Cult of Trump

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu3/26/16
The American political system is deathly ill. And although Donald Trump is not responsible for the sickness, his campaign is an unmistakable sign of national degeneration. It is a cancerous carbuncle which has finally surfaced due to the years of untreated corruption in the body politic. More » • (2039 views)

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Preparing for Heaven

WarInHeavenby Anniel3/25/16
And there was war in Heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place anymore found in heaven. Revelations 12:7-8 KJV. More » • (2116 views)

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Dear Leader

by Glenn Fairman3/23/16

As for our Dear Leader, one can see plainly that the greasepaint has worn away, and that he never was the person he portrayed himself as. Since images trump substance, no president would ever allow himself to be used so shabbily unless the signal was intentional. More » • (376 views)

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Hell Defined

by Glenn Fairman3/23/16

To believe in your heart of hearts that no intrinsic good exists and then posit one’s own transitory good as a sufficient star to steer your life by, is a bitter cluster of madness, despair, and delusion—and would probably function nicely as a working definition for Hell. More » • (761 views)

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Dracula by Bram Stoker

DraculaSuggested by Kung Fu Zu • During a business visit to Count Dracula’s castle in Transylvania, a young English solicitor finds himself at the center of a series of horrifying incidents. Jonathan Harker observes the Count’s transformation from human to bat form, and discovers puncture wounds on his own neck.
Free at Gutenberg.org
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Movie Review: Ex Machina

ExMachinaby Tim Jones3/21/16
What Could Go Wrong? The unintended consequences of artificial intelligence • Ex Machina, released in 2015, may be the best movie about artificial intelligence to come along in years.  It gives an outstanding portrayal of a possible A.I. revolution in all of its ethical and philosophical dimensions More » • (768 views)

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

GreystokeTarzanSuggested by Brad Nelson • A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and take the tiny boy.
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Teaching By Symbolism: The Good Samaritan

GoodSamaritanby Anniel3/19/16
But he [a lawyer], willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, and who is my neighbor? Luke 10:29 KJV. • Do you remember the first time you heard the parable of The Good Samaritan? Was your response, like mine, that the poor man was set on by thieves, beaten, stripped, robbed and left for dead? More » • (1917 views)

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Death of America

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke3/18/16
Why This Presidential Election isn’t as Important as People Think • It’s easy to get wrapped up in men and moments. In the current election season, for instance, we may see a candidate appearing to embody all our hopes and dreams (or at least many) and come to assign him country-savior status. More » • (716 views)

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Lurching Towards a Contested Convention

RNCconventionby Jon N. Hall    3/16/16
One of the reasons that electing a U.S. president is such a big deal is because once sworn in, there’s little likelihood that he/she could ever be removed from office. Oh, if a president were, let’s say, caught in the Lincoln Bedroom in bed with a dead woman or a live boy More » • (767 views)

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