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Fiduciary Theology, The Straight Path, And Pre-Destination

Fiduciary Theology: From mice to homo sapiens, we are primarily motivated by a strict regime of punishment and reward.  As […]

Genesis Of A Church

CONTEXT FOR A CRUCI-FICTION: It would be an understatement to say that the 1st century A.D. was a precipitous time […]

The History Of Literature II

Compelling Narrative Vehicles: Certain narrative templates have universal appeal, as they tap into something that is endemic to human nature.  […]

The History Of Literature I

The word “poet[ry]” is derived from the Greek “poieses”, which means the will to create / transform.  When it comes […]

The Many Faces Of Fascism

Fascism–in its myriad incarnations–has a long history.  While tyranny goes back to Sargon of Akkad (arguably the first bona fide […]

Nemesis

The Odious Utility Of Programatic Alterity: Demonization of the other is a paradigm that resonates with all humans; as we […]

The Island

It is no secret that people can be manipulated / exploited.  History has shown us that integral to manipulating / […]

Brink Porn

Temporal Narcissism Most of us spend a lifetime waiting for the stars to align; and get through the day by […]

The Universality Of Morality

An Abiding Occidental Conceit Let’s begin by recalling a sage observation made by Ernst Cassirer in “The Philosophy Of The […]

Robin’s Zugzwang

It is fashionable in some circles for racists to masquerade as anti-racists.  This peculiar phenomenon is nothing new.*  Be that […]

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