Daily Archives: August 22, 2012

Paradise Recovered

I watched Paradise Recovered yesterday.  Paradise Recovered is a 2010 film that was written by Andie Redwine (see here for her blog).  I met Andie through friends who were recovering from Armstrongism.  Her movie is about spiritual abuse, and, as you … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father 6: Community Organizer

In my latest reading of Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Barack Obama talks about his time as a community organizer in Chicago. He talks about the different perspectives and the personality conflicts.  Some did not … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Politics

My Blog Is 5!

Today is my blog’s fifth birthday! Most years, my Blogger blog does better than my WordPress blog.  This year, my WordPress blog did better, in areas.  My Blogger blog still gets many more views, mind you, but my WordPress blog … Continue reading

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Obamacare and Fee-for-Service

On this blog, a point that I have made more than once is that Obamacare is moving Medicare away from a fee-for-service model—-a model in which Medicare reimburses doctors for every service that they provide to their patients, thereby incentivizing … Continue reading

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No Imminent Eschatology for Mark and Luke; Galilee and the Messiah

For my write-up today on W.D. Davies’ The Gospel and the Land, I have two items. 1.  My first item is imminent eschatology, the notion that the end would come soon.  According to Davies, Mark and Luke do not believe … Continue reading

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