Education: The University of Delaware takes the lead in "moral education"......to seemingly Orwellian extremes. Wiccan School: A small town deals with a school for witches. Love as Property?: A man in Miss. is suing over "alienation of affection" (or accusing a man of stealing his wife's love). Humbug: A British think tank (the favorite of … Continue reading Online Reading (October 31, 2007)
Family: Al Mohler reports on a sociologist who believes that the family is a central basis for democracy. Statistics: Interesting numbers about Americans and their opinions on Evangelicals. Legalities: Apparently, trying to ship motor oil on an airplane is a very serious offense. Even for poor missionaries helping war orphans in Sudan. Safety: Car seats, … Continue reading Online Reading (October 30, 2007)
After several months without glasses (I lost my last pair in Labrador, and haven't had the money to replace them since), I was actually beginning to believe I could do without them. The cost of a new pair was quite high (from my perspective) and the money could be used to purchase me a new … Continue reading Regaining Sight
If you actually read this blog, you'll notice some changes. Let me know what you think
Legislation: From the US, why we should be wary of laws written by trial lawyers. Military: So much for Canada's reputation as a peaceful nation. Baldness: Nice to know my receding hairline has some value for the glory of God. Fashion: Author demands that you "Stop Dressing Your Six Year Old Like a Skank"
For some reason, I've begun to hear two different, but equally disturbing misunderstandings of orthodox Christian theology when it comes to self image. In the first place, when I affirm that I am in fact a beautiful person physically (which I believe myself to be) some people think that I am at that point lacking … Continue reading Beauty in the Beastly
Okay, a brief foray into politics. Last night I watched something that happens fairly rarely in Newfoundland (okay, this has never happened). The Liberals got absolutely crushed by an incumbent Progressive Conservative government. The Liberals won in 3 seats (one of which was closely contested) while the NDP got their old holdout of Signal Hill/Quidi … Continue reading The Progressive Conservative Win, and a new Newfoundland and Labrador?