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Pure Christocentric, Heteronormative, Patriarchal Goodness

The Power of Assumption Picture a late night staff meeting spilling out into the parking lot on a gorgeous, clear night.  Three freshly minted software engineers, straight out of college, find themselves picking out Orion in the southern sky.  Their project manager, the guy they need to please, listens to their celestial chatter, opens the..

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Leaving Facebook..

No Explanation Necessary So I was put in FaceBook jail for seven days, and — as usual — there is never an explanation why, nor would they even identify the offending post.  (How will they build their Brave New World if they don’t even run a competent re-education camp?) It’s possible, this time, that a..

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Divine Rebuke

The other day I pointed out some glaring flaw in farm operations. “Old guys rule!”  I said.  “You see that?  Old guys would never do something quite that stupid.” Mary nodded, and agreed. But then — not 30 minutes later — I saw a really scary looking dude walking in the stream bed.  I couldn’t..

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Weasels Like this

The various defenses we make for our shortcomings — have you noticed this? — can almost never survive an honest conversation. I’ve been pondering Vince Gilligan’s character “Jessie Pinkman” in Breaking Bad.  You’ve seen this guy.  We all have. He’s the aloof, distant stoner, the guy who can’t be bothered to study, to apply himself,..

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Chamber Pots and Cholera

You forgot the violins and the Bach.. So I posted this picture on the Riley’s Farm Facebook page the other day and someone responded with a little plucking and clucking about “romanticizing the past” and “chamber pots and cholera” and all that–and I got to thinking, first of all: when people respond that way to..

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Broke and “Woke” Hirelings..

Intersectional Virtue Signaling from the Pulpit “One of the firms helping us find men [to pastor satellite congregations] asked me, Pastor Matt, if we find an Anglo 8 and an African American 7, what do you want?  I said I want the African American 7.” –Pastor Matt Chandler, Spring 2018 One way to summarize Matt..

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