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My brief career as a philosophical squib

(or, How the way I talk about the free will problem hasn’t much changed since 2007)

Time for another “blast from the past” post, the past once again referring to my days of writing essays in university.  2,966 more words


Ex Machina

The movie, Ex Machina, is a movie designed by men for men. It dramatically juxtaposes two kinds of men, the extrovert and the introvert against a backdrop of sexual tension provided by the movie’s two female characters, Eva the android and Kyoko, who also turns out to be an android, though an earlier model.

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Fearful No More!

We consider our homes, our castles, inviolable. Sometimes, with a false sense of security, we leave our homes unlocked, if only for a short time, so that we can run errands. 538 more words



I unclip my colt (Monte)’s halter in the arena, gently pulling it off of his face. As he realizes he is free to explore, he perks up, confidently strides out to meet the handsome horse across the arena–his reflection. 233 more words

Chronological Trip Through The Gospels - 98

Matthew 23:37-39 & Luke 13:31-35

This passage is phrased a little strangely so I will paraphrase. Some have read it to mean that Jesus heeded the Pharisees warning. 514 more words

Bible Study

Will Control vs Attitude Control

Controlling will is very difficult.  I figure that in an average day a person can spend at most 10 – 60 minutes actively controlling their will.    561 more words


A Secret Plan to Ask for a Bicycle for Christmas

New Start—243

Turn Around: Face the Sun

(To Lud)

It’s all done with desire wires
(Yes we’re marionettes)

But we can sing an along song… 1,577 more words