Posts Tagged ‘principles’

The Nth Word (Still Means Something Mean)

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Disclaimer:  I’m not black. (more…)

Charity Requires Relationship

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

If I give to my fellow human being, but do so involuntarily, he will eventually know.  If I give to my fellow human being, but do so to satisfy my own ego, seeing him only as a statistic or a project or an inferior or a stereotype or member of a group, he will eventually know. (more…)

Field Guide for Spotting the True God

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

If your god does not welcome dialogue and questioning, it is not the true god.

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Odin’s Frican Balls: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Beowulf

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

The key to Robert Zemeckis’s recent film Beowulf is to understand that it’s an old man’s story. Not so much a story about an old man, as the sort of story an old man would want to tell the youngsters around him. And not a story told by just any old man, but by one with a great sense of humor, a great sense of regret, and a great memory of what it’s like to be young. (more…)

Quote Eco-Warrior Attacks Big Families Endquote

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

Dave Toschi: And man is the most dangerous animal of all?
Arthur Leigh Allen: That’s the whole point of the story. (more…)

Atlas Plugged: Defending Iron Man from Gold Woman

Monday, May 5th, 2008

“Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat.” –Hermann Goering (more…)

On Making Things in One’s Head (First Principles)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Welcome to the guest house of my head. (more…)