Category Archives: scholarship

Word on the Wind

/ Teaching / Scholarship / Bible / Stealing from Jesus, Mugging Santa In 1970 God made it clear to me that he wanted me to offer the internet to the public. The internet, registries available to all, the infrastructure voluntary, … Continue reading

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Literature as Authority

Teaching / Scholarship / Literature / Bible / Illiterate Authority 2017 03 19 Just watching a doc on a temple-roof full of MSs of the Koran: early texts. Muslims say that Allah dictated the Koran to Mohammed; Christians say that … Continue reading

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Political Symbols

/ Scholarship / Symbols / Symbols can be tricky. Don’t rely on the symbol user(s) to understand more than a fraction of the symbol. And absolutely don’t expect the symbol user(s) to fully aware or honest about their symbols. Do … Continue reading

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Nietzsche Notes

/ Scholarship / Reading Notes / I first heard of Friedrich Nietzsche as a freshman in college. I didn’t then claim to have read much or well (or understood much, or well) but on a number of occasions since then, … Continue reading

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Shaman US

/ Reading Notes / Wright, Robert: The Evolution of God (Understand: Shame on US is a domain I registered 27 or so years ago.) People pay the shaman to caste evil spirits from their sick child. People do the same … Continue reading

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Feminism Scrapbook

/ Scholarship / I started a post on The Ascent of Woman, Dr. Amanda Foreman. Almost instantly it was a shambles: so many things clamoring for inclusion, correction, expansion: bravos for Foreman, and boos: for her and for all of … Continue reading

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DiLorenzo, Organized Crime

/ Reading Notes / DiLorenzo, Thomas, Organized Crime, 2012 A couple of typos in the menu made a mess of my DiLorenzo section, I correcting, who knows how much has been lost. No one group in society is more irresponsible … Continue reading

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