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A lesson on suffering from the Batman

Yesterday’s sermon on the Lord’s Prayer dealt with the petitions, “Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” My sermon ended up being mostly about God’s sovereignty. 554 more words

Radio free will

If you haven’t yet listened to Invisibilia, the new podcast launched earlier this month by NPR, I encourage you to download its latest installment… 965 more words


A Batty Philosophy

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it is like to be a bat. I should preface this by saying, that as ridiculous and novel of a concept as that might sound, “What Is it Like to Be a Bat?” is actually the title of one of the most famous philosophical papers on the mind-body problem. 715 more words

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Blind man who uses echolocation to help him "see"

3 links, the first to a news article, the second to a youtube video, and the third to a chapter in a podcast, This American Life, 28 more words

Sense Perception

Reaction to "Serial" Season 1 - The Top Podcast on iTunes for Fall 2014

Serial is a podcast spin-off of This American Life, the popular show on National Public Radio. It was also the top rated podcast on iTunes in the fall and winter of 2014. 155 more words


Cold Runnings

Day 21

Social media exploded last night with running in cold weather. To prove me right or to contradict me, who am I to judge? 534 more words


'Serial' Witness Asia McClain Is Writing A New Affidavit To Provide An Alibi For Adnan Syed

Asia McClain, a key witness in the Hae Min Lee murder trial, is writing a new affidavit that provides an alibi for Adnan Syed.

Syed has served 15 years in prison for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, but… 689 more words

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