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The Positive Method

The Underground History of American Education by John Taylor Gatto, from Chapter 8 on “The Positive Method”. … To understand all this you have to be willing to see there is no known way to stop the social mutilation positive science leaves in its wake. Society must forcibly be adapted to accept its own continuing…

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Big News

Last Wednesday (October 11, 2006) I was contemplating some things and thinking very deeply about them. I have been reticent to write about it here, but after reflecting on it for a bit more than a week, I am thinking it more wise to say it here than not, and to elicit any prayers from…

Church Stuff

I haven’t said a word about this online at all … but here goes what little I can get out. At our church that we are members of, something happened a couple of years ago which really bothered me at first, and then as time went on the situation got worse, and it became what…

May worse than April?

We are having very hot weather, since before this June First day … a fitting way for what has happened with us the end of May. I won’t use official titles or words, just know that an event happened that wasn’t needed, but a child fooling around with the ring-a-dingy thingy … which warp-sped into…

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For the thirsty

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money, come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Wherefore do ye spen money for that which is not bread? And your labour for that which satisifieth not? Hearken diligently unto me,…

Salty Dogma

Interesting … if you haven’t seen it yet. Article dated August 6, 2005 Worldmag. This quote is in response here: Sept 10 Worldmag Mailbag: I have enjoyed listening to U2 for nearly two decades (“Salty dogma,” Aug. 6). So many of U2’s lyrics are sprinkled with redemptive themes, but I always had the sense that…