< Writers of the new testament 4+1 gospels (includes Acts) cribbed liberally from the OT, especially Isaiah. >>>
And where does The Book of Revelation fit in? After all, it’s St. John the Divine’s bad LSD trip. There has to be something sacred about that.
Aside: How the heck do you get a name like St. John the Divine? Do you think he called himself John the Divine? He was a prisoner/slave working in the quarries on a remote Roman possession…Continue
With the recent shooting at a school in Newtown Connecticut and the shooting in Aurora Colorado violent video games are in the news again. The old men in the old media are blaming violent video games as they always do when a shooting hits the national news.
Violent video games have been the target of old media and conservatives for years. They will spout dubious studies and claim there is a link. They will blame any act of violence on violent video games even if the perpetrator never…
or lack of parks and rec for kids~ malls don't do shit imho.. just like prayer... chemical addiction knows no faith.
"During a nighttime service, as Christian rock played, boys overcome by emotion fell to their knees and cried. Drill instructors hugged them, held them and whispered prayers into their ears."
Me thinks, traditions have faltered and the neo-modern? youths get the brunt of the bs mantras...…
and the super romancing jesus!? low-tech!?!? i'm so confuuuused not.…
Added by SecularCortex13.x on July 9, 2012 at 10:51pm — No Comments
wow, its been like two-three years since i last posted a bit of anything here.
in that time i've been employed at the mailroom job and finally got a raise and new job title and work at a better site (im a full-time contractor). in fact i have a second job part time at a retail office supply store (hint: its so EASY to work there nights and weekends). its the sign of the times but i am grateful for all of the work i have to do.
mentally, i'm better than i have…Continue
Added by Tarentola Mauritanica on January 17, 2011 at 1:05pm — No Comments
Last week I drove by an estate sale sign, and had to stop and check for bargains. My god, that lady collected a lot of stuff. I asked the people at the sale, was this one estate or multiple. They assured me it all belonged to one widow who may have lived in that house for 45 years. Stuff was packed into banana boxes, piled up and packed solid into rooms in the basement, then the garage, then the spare bedroom.
I bought a couple of glass pie plates. The one thing I can…Continue
Added by Sarah Trachtenberg on August 27, 2009 at 10:11am — No Comments