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On an academic basis, I consider this study of American cultural boundaries useful. Part of my approval rests on establishing the clear difference between the Puritan Pilgrims (Puritan WASPs) and other Northern Europeans (non-Puritan WASPs). The author helpfully goes on … Continue reading →
I’ve gotten some questions that indicate a need to paint a clearer image on a few things. As noted in my recent “God’s Law” series, Biblical Law recognizes two kinds of government — imperial and national. But the latter is … Continue reading →
Okay, this is just a post about the political situation, so you don’t have to read it. I spotted something interesting today and thought it might mean something: WARNING: There Is Going to be an Attempted Communist Revolution on Nov. … Continue reading →
Some things are instinctive to us humans in the sense that, for the average Joe and Jane, the heart cannot be totally silenced. It takes a lot of damage and willful spite to become totally deaf to it, and it’s … Continue reading →
Christine is still exploring the heart-led path with her fourth installment. She mentions in passing something that was poking at me all day. A prominent feature of Western mythology is taking oneself too seriously. You aren’t supposed to notice the … Continue reading →
The intellect is a very ill-equipped master. It is incapable of doing it well because it wasn’t designed for that. One of the blessings of the heart ruling over the mind is that the mind can then relax and consider … Continue reading →
It seems to me that I keep confronting human intransigence against God’s requirement to decentralize. Allow me to offer two examples. One: The Internet is by far the most democratizing influence on human society in history thus far. The very … Continue reading →