Emmanuel: Christmas Everyday

18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. 19 And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly. 20 But when he had…

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The Falsehood of Quantification of Self

Ridge Racer 6 World Xplorer

I wrote about achievements a while back, and my opinion remains decidedly negative. That does not preclude, however, that I, as a human being, am prone to pursuing them anyway within the context of the video game’s objectives. To give a particular example: Ridge Racer 6 presents a rather tough…

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After Church – On “Authenticity”


Have you ever heard the constant calls that X protagonist of Y film felt more “human” than some other one in some other film? Or, perhaps, that one person (Jennifer Lawrence) felt more “authentic” than someone else (Anne Hathaway)? I’m not sure where the clarion call of authenticity arrived in…

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