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Movie Review: Knives Out

Knives Out is a comedy with that features a cast of players in roles that will surprise you. Those of us who enjoyed True Lies may not recognize Jamie Lee Curtis. Daniel Craig attempts a southern accent. Christopher Plummer and Frank Oz are recognizable for their...

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Christianity & Society

Whence Thanos?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos states his goals plainly. He wishes to reduce the population of the universe in order to create prosperity, reduce war, and so give peace and happiness to the whole universe. He sits back after battling the Avengers, satisfied that...

Ethics

Who Speaks for Ferguson?

So many voices, so little unity.  So here I am, another old (well, older anyway) white guy talking about things in the black community.  Still, I think there are higher goals to consider. It of course did not take long until Al Sharpton arrived in Ferguson.  One can...

The Endless Culture War

Mention the term “culture war” and listen for the names that come up. James Dobson. Francis Schaeffer. Jerry Falwell. The “religious right.” All of these names are part of the culture war. We all would like a more stable, civil society. While it is not necessary,...

Crafts

Nobody Likes Tear-out

You know -- those unsightly edges that make an otherwise nice piece of work look like something amateurish. Edges are everything. They are the appearance. Anyone can do a smooth surface. But fitting flush, perfect edges -- that's a little more work. (It's where I'm...

Outfit a Woodworking Shop for Less Than $1,000

Anyone who has spent any time in woodworking knows that it's expensive. It doesn't matter if you do it as a hobby or as a profession. Good equipment is never cheap. They will tell you to buy once, buy quality. That's a very good principle. It is cheaper in the long...

Theology

Seven Things That are not God’s Calling

What does it mean to be called by God? It seems like it's something we understand but can't explain. Is it an inward, individual thing where God does something in a person's heart to lead that person into service? Or might it be a community concern where the church...

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Science

On Frameworks of Scientific Inquiry

Philosophy of science, like any other area, struggles with both method and framework. The methods side of the equation is most familiar to us. These are the questions of how theories are best constructed. That is where I have spent most of my time. The challenges are...

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