Piper's Blog (4)

Let's Talk Abstinence

This isn't a real post from me, but a few people were interested in learning about what's really going on in abstinence class. Here are some links:



Sugar & Spice, Virtue & Vice



No More Money



WAIT Training (an actual abstinence… Continue

Added by Piper on June 10, 2010 at 12:25am — 10 Comments

Abstinence: The Real No Intelligence Allowed

(Cross-posted from my wordpress blog. Originally posted on January 17, 2010.)



I stole the title of an awful movie for an equally awful concept.



The previous Monday began my first day of high school abstinence... I can barely bring myself to call it "education." That would imply that the program is somehow deserving of being called education, that it somehow teaches something. I think I'll just have to…
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Added by Piper on June 4, 2010 at 9:44pm — 12 Comments

Splice

Just saw Splice. =3 It was entertaining and the imagery was excellent, but it fell short of any sort of poignant message. I could certainly suspend disbelief for roughly two hours to enjoy the sci-fi/creature feature. Side stories were touched on but never fully explained, and as any good creature feature does, it ran smack into absurdity several times... which is totally okay to laugh at.



Unless you're the herd of pigs that sat behind me in the theatre and talked and laughed the whole… Continue

Added by Piper on June 4, 2010 at 2:27am — No Comments

Sometimes I can't decide if you're a really bad Christian, or a really good one

It's a popular topic, in my neck of the woods, the sort of thing people like to titter and gossip about: who's a good Christian, and who isn't. It seems, though, that the more 'Christian love' I'm subjected to, though, the harder time I have differentiating between just who is a bad Christian, or a really good one.



This post will probably ultimately turn out to be half stream-of-consciousness, half rant, rather than any sort of significant prose on the issue, but never… Continue

Added by Piper on June 3, 2010 at 7:50pm — 11 Comments

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