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Some of the Things that Weigh You Down are Actually Anchors

April 15th, 2014 by Adam G.

Very few people that leave the good old folkways can keep from getting all mixed up in the mind. We can make raids and excursions into the wild, but it has to be from well kept strongholds.

-thus Robert Frost

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April 15th, 2014 12:49:11

The Costs of Discipleship

April 15th, 2014 by Adam G.

Elder Holland is pitching it strong and true.

The road leading to the promised land “flowing with milk and honey” of necessity runs by way of Mount Sinai, flowing with “thou shalts” and “thou shalt nots.”

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April 15th, 2014 09:27:56

Failure is not an Option

April 10th, 2014 by The Junior Ganymede

Failure is not an option. It comes bundled.

-Thus Vader.

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April 10th, 2014 10:41:49

Aphorisms about Punishment and Repentance

April 07th, 2014 by Adam G.

A person or a society has not learned its lesson when it denies there is any lesson to learn.

Here

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April 07th, 2014 08:46:07

The Dictatorship of the Dissolute

April 04th, 2014 by Man SL

The Sexual Revolution is a real revolution: which is to say it has a totalitarian heart.

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April 04th, 2014 09:14:01

Its a Blessing that Your Reach Exceeds Your Grasp

April 04th, 2014 by Adam G.

Not alone does the arm of the flesh finally prove anemic, but it always reaches for the wrong things.

Thus Neal A. Maxwell

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April 04th, 2014 09:06:57

Dr. Wright Diagnoses

April 03rd, 2014 by Man SL

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April 03rd, 2014 14:55:11

What are the Basic Things?

March 31st, 2014 by Adam G.

It’s not the tiniest conceivable parts that are basic, but the largest conceivable whole.

From the Orthosphere site. Link to the post does not imply endorsement of the post.

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March 31st, 2014 14:50:29

Revolt Against Reality

March 19th, 2014 by Adam G.

The dislike of moral law and positive law is the leading edge of our antinomian age: this is where the attack on law begins. But the beating heart of the zeitgeist is the hatred of the ultimate law: modern antinomianism is fundamentally the hatred of Reality.

Reality, What Is, The Way Things Are—this is the ultimate law, the final constraint.

-from the Crunchy Notes blog.

That’s the root of Satan’s misery and evil, in my opinion. He’s trying to fight what is.

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March 19th, 2014 14:26:20

Statement of Purpose

March 19th, 2014 by The Junior Ganymede

This blog exists so that no thought of mine, however stupid or trivial, shall ever go unpublished again.

-Nick B. Steves

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March 19th, 2014 12:20:52

Aquila non capit muscas

March 04th, 2014 by Jeeves

The Latin phrase does not actually translate as anything close to the idiomatic American phrase “Quit making mountains out of molehills”. However, that is a plausible rendering of the sense of the phrase. My pleasure, sir.

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March 04th, 2014 09:48:43

Vitamin Grandeur

February 25th, 2014 by Adam G.

What a fine thing it is to play the great man every once in a while.

Jack Aubrey, in Patrick O’Brien’s Master and Commander.

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February 25th, 2014 10:56:34

The God that is Politically Correct, Let Him Be God.

February 18th, 2014 by Adam G.

Mormon liberalism is the notion that because Joseph Smith was non-creedal and broadminded, or because Jesus was forgiving, God must comply with the narrow range of opinion and behavior that would be endorsed by a the Yale Committee of Vice-Administrators for Diversity, Sensitivity, and Sex Week.

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February 18th, 2014 10:45:21

Tolerate Normalcy

February 16th, 2014 by Adam G.


More tolerance of the usual–including ordinary differences between men and women–would do a lot to promote human flourishing. Happy Valentine’s Day.

Thus James Taranto.

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February 16th, 2014 08:16:09

Seeing one’s face in an unflattering mirror

January 27th, 2014 by Vader

An apparatchik may be defined as a person who doesn’t mind how long a meeting goes on unless he has another meeting to attend.

–Ted Dalrymple
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January 27th, 2014 13:03:25