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Monthly Archives: September 2021
Here’s a new word: Equanimity.
I can’t even pronounce it.
A third phase has begun.
A third phase has begun, with yesterday’s filing of charges against the six officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest; but perhaps more importantly, with the press conference given by the Gray family’s attorney, Billy Murphy, that afternoon. I will attempt to link here to, or embed, a complete video of that press conference; or, alternatively, copy the complete transcript here. Continue reading A third phase has begun.
Purging: A first peek
Laughter is the best medicine.
The riots in Baltimore
As of Wednesday 04/29/15, I am beginning a new post (compare last Monday’s), as events prior to Monday afternoon 04/27/15 could be called “demonstrations,” but beginning that afternoon can instead be called “riots,” and I don’t want the two terms confused. Continue reading The riots in Baltimore
Science and the left wing and the right
“These key psychological differences can determine whether you’re liberal or conservative”
Some months back, I linked to this article and said I would need to devote more time to it at a later date. A later date has come. It lists fifteen physiological and psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Some interest me more than others. Let me begin with a fairly bare-bones presentation of the list. Continue reading Science and the left wing and the right
Prayer course syllabus
Below appears the syllabus for the course on prayer that I’m teaching at my church. Today we completed Week 2. Continue reading Prayer course syllabus
Podcast — Good things I did today
Pat yourself on the back.
Good things I did today
First Music: Bebe Rexha, “I’m a mess”
Second Music: The Pretenders, “Don’t get me wrong”
Isaiah 53: The puzzle
Is it about Messiah, or Jesus, or neither one?
The Freddie Gray demonstrations
As of Monday, 04/27/15, let me say this. We had five days of completely orderly demonstrations. Only after that did the interlopers arrive, and only after that did any trouble begin.
Everybody, I think, wants certain things. We want to find out the facts. We want appropriate prosecutions, if warranted. We want …
I’ve just read this article, which indicates interlopers were indeed allowed to address the crowd at the original gathering Saturday 2015-04-25. They said things I do not believe any native Baltimorean would have said. They had to rationalize their presence, and in my judgment, failed.