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Nobody is Indispensable

“And the LORD was also angry with me because of you. He said to me, ‘Moses, not even you will enter the Promised Land! Instead, your assistant, Joshua son of Nun, will lead the people into the land. 234 more words

Martial Law in the Philippines: It's been 42 years.

Dear readers,

Pardon me for not being able to write on my blog for weeks. I’ve been busy lately.

Do we still remember the date when Marcos declared Martial Law? 1,043 more words

Middletown Road - Pennsylvania Route 352

Situated on the historical Route 352 in Delaware County, RavenOak blends the charm of living in the country with the convenience of a modern suburban setting.  321 more words

Great Real Estate Bargain

No Such Thing As A Fish noises

I have seen into the minds of the QI Elves, and they are, as you might imagine, Chock Full Of Knowledge.

This is quite soul-destroying for me, as I too… 201 more words


Polybius, Histories 1.14: On The Pointlessness of Biased History

“I am also compelled to understand this war by something no less important than anything else I have already said—the fact that those who seem most qualified to write about it…have not sufficiently reported the truth. 148 more words


The Limits of Cause and Effect

This is easily the single biggest issue, a mental reflex that requires long conscious reflection to overcome.

We are taught from birth to seek a cause-and-effect relationship in all things. 657 more words


September 23 in history

480 BC  Euripides, Greek playwright, was born (d. 406 BC).

1122  Concordat of Worms.

1215 Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire, was born (d. 602 more words