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Nightmares Dissipate in the Light of Dawn

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

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Decentralized Human Networking

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

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Bits and Pieces 25

Mr. T raises a good point in a comment on yesterday’s post. He notes that DNA is a factor in high-trust societies, and that neither nature nor nurture can explain how high-trust arises, or when it doesn’t. Of course, my … Continue reading

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Blinders Firmly Strapped in Place

In light of the Muslim invasion of Europe, and all of the nasty fallout from it, I keep running across Western analysis that suggests the single biggest problem is that tribal folks aren’t altruistic the way Westerners are. This is, … Continue reading

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Put on the Crazy Suit

I don’t know where to start; this thing doesn’t have a tail or head. Look, you can think what you like about my notion that Creation is alive and we can talk to the animals and trees and grass and … Continue reading

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Moral Discernment in the Social Context

A primary feature of the Alpha Male personality is sufficient arrogance to reject the entire civilization in which he lives. More to the point, a genuine Alpha is quite willing to embrace the role of “bad guy” in all its … Continue reading

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A Two-Edged Sword

I share this for the sake of accountability; it’s not intended to convince you so much as to provoke your own contemplation. My conclusion rests not on some powerful prophetic impression, but rather a passive sense of moral justice. Several … Continue reading

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