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Movie Review: Shaolin (2011) ~ 4 Stars

Shaolin Released: 2011 Watched: late September 2016 via Netflix streaming Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Directed by: Benny Chan Starring: Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse with an appearance by Jackie Chan Short Synopsis (via IMDb.com):  After ambushing and killing his … Continue reading

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Beyond PC « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/12/08/beyond-pc/ AKA calling a spade a spade. This is almost the complete opposite of what Scalzi posted earlier today on his blog Whatever. I’m on the fence. I don’t like intentionally harming anyone, including their feelings. But when a religion … Continue reading

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Modesitt on the Cruelty of Absolute Certainty

Quotable excerpt from middle of Modesitt’s blog posting: The consequences of such absolutist beliefs have always been deadly, and usually terrifying, and that hasn’t changed, either. That was a lesson the Founding Fathers understood, and understood well. Because they didn’t … Continue reading

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Is the Force A Religion? | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/11/is-the-force-a-religion Believe it or not I’ve discussed Star Wars, the Jedi and the Force during Bible studies.  I kid you not.  Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

http://io9.com/the-7-most-intriguing-philosophical-arguments-for-the-e-1507393670?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow I knew there was a reason I never pined to be a philosophy major in college.  Although Descartes gets my vote for being eminently mathematical and practical. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any … Continue reading

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Singing, Snowing, Zinging, Knowing

My least favorite forecast includes ‘wintry mix’ concatenated with ‘winter storm warning’ culminating in excruciating commute times.  My vanpool dodged that bullet (barely) on the return trip home last night, for which I am very grateful.  It allowed me to … Continue reading

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Midweek Mull

Perhaps I’m in a funk because at least one of the four books I’m currently reading is a dystopian classic by Sinclair Lewis entitled It Can’t Happen Here (1936), part of my journey into various warped zones.   Perhaps it’s just … Continue reading

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