Daily Archives: January 27, 2010

A Sentence by Sentence Guide to Making a Blog Post

A brilliant deconstruction. See the full post here. Here’s how it starts: This sentence contains a provocative statement that attracts the readers’ attention, but really only has very little to do with the topic of the blog post. This sentence claims … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and Pat Robertson: The Essentialism That Binds?

After Pat Robertson said that Haiti’s earthquake had occurred because Haiti had made a pact with the devil, other Christians distanced themselves from his statement, and had a different reaction: don’t worry so much about the question of theodicy, but help those in … Continue reading

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Image of a Working Mother

Marc Chagall:

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Pope John Paul II: He Buffeted His Body and Made It His Slave?

According to Yahoo News today, a new book by Monsignor Slawomir Oder claims that Pope John Paul II habitually abused himself: John Paul frequently denied himself food — especially during the holy season of Lent — and “frequently spent the … Continue reading

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The Other 1950s

Hieroglyphs at Karnak (Thebes), circa 1950 BCE:

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