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Sorry. I still don’t know how to bring things down to earth again here. Partly because nothing about my life right now feels normal. Stuff like blogging has felt just a tad frivolous.
I know I promised I’d be talking about books and stuff, but shit’s been real, guys, and I have to get this off my chest.
I don’t like The Witcher 3. It’s a shame, because the thing is one of the most technically impressive games I’ve seen and has gotten a billion awards and rave reviews. But it also gathers together some tendencies in pop … Continue reading
With the new year only a few days away, I naturally turn to thinking Big Thoughts about this blog’s future. There are still loose ends to be tied up – both my Shadow of the Torturer series and my … Continue reading
The title is both literal and figurative. I gave up drinking for Lent. You see, I have an immense fondness for beer, whiskey and wine, and, more often than not, I find myself unwinding with a drink in hand after … Continue reading
In a recent review of Francis Spufford’s new book, Alan Jacobs made a point about apologetics, which is that it requires an understanding of one’s emotional, intellectual and spiritual limitations in addition to an understanding of one’s audience. It is … Continue reading
This is old, but it’s still perhaps the best economics-themed video on youtube: Image stolen shamelessly from this guy.
Earlier today someone was talking to me about an article he read in a newspaper, which was making a claim along the lines that the gradual increase of intellectual awareness over time was leading to an increase of moral awareness. … Continue reading