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Angina Monologue 5

January 03rd, 2015 by Vader

As I mentioned to Bruce Charlton in the comments section of a previous post, once you get His Majesty monologuing, you can’t get him to shut up.

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January 03rd, 2015 13:50:16

My soul grieveth for mine iniquities

January 02nd, 2015 by Vader

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January 02nd, 2015 14:42:41

“Sympathy with the devil”

December 16th, 2014 by Vader

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December 16th, 2014 12:23:07

American Atheists campaign

December 01st, 2014 by Vader

Bringing cheer to the Christmas season in the Bible Belt.

Apparently the little girl is too old for “fairy tales” about God … but not too old to be writing Santa to complain about it.

There’s a metaphor there. And not one, I think, that the American Atheists intended.

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December 01st, 2014 22:34:15

Chapel worship and temple worship

November 23rd, 2014 by Vader

It has been a little over thirty years since I received my endowment at the temple.

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November 23rd, 2014 16:35:50

The power to tax

November 19th, 2014 by Vader

Is the power to corrupt.

See, this is one reason why, if we must have an income tax, it should be a flat tax.

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November 19th, 2014 13:02:32

Mea culpa

November 03rd, 2014 by Vader

Theological refinement is the kind of progress that results in organizational bankruptcy

Doctrine often seems to become accommodated and secularized whenever it is delivered into the control of intellectuals

 

— Thus Finke and Stark, via Ivan W. at Millenial Star

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November 03rd, 2014 15:02:39

“And they are far too busy being original to discover that they are not.”

July 30th, 2014 by Vader

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July 30th, 2014 15:00:58

Rising to the challenge

July 27th, 2014 by Vader

[Regular readers know I try to derive sophomoric humor from taking on the character of a lumbering seven-foot-tall asthmatic-villain-American who dresses in black plastic armor and has medical issues. (more…)

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July 27th, 2014 18:45:10

Satan is a liberal.

June 27th, 2014 by Bookslinger

Thus Matt Walsh.

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June 27th, 2014 06:29:42

Brief History and Analysis of Mormonism.

March 22nd, 2014 by Bookslinger

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March 22nd, 2014 10:02:56

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

Dysfunction à l’Anglais

February 22nd, 2014 by Vader

With echoes of Thomas Hobbes.     (more…)

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February 22nd, 2014 12:45:02

My kind of sacred art

February 01st, 2014 by Vader

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February 01st, 2014 18:24:52

Nicene Creed: deliberately ambiguous and non-understandable.

January 12th, 2014 by Bookslinger

And how Joseph Smith resolved the need for un-understandable ambiguiity by throwing out the philosophical metaphysics at the core of classical Christianity. An analysis by Bruce Charlton.

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January 12th, 2014 09:08:24