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Failing Memory of the Church

Hosea 11-14 is our reading this week. God has made his case against Israel ; The reason for the judgment on Israel is that they forgot God. 713 more words

16 Prophets In 2016

HPF 2016 Elemental Excursions: A Preview From the Sacred Experience Committee

It’s the final stretch, y’all: one week from today, Aradia and I will be disappearing into the woods to begin setting up the site for this year’s… 317 more words


False proclamations of love


“Those who speak the most of love towards man and humanity, of peace and union, are precisely those who hate the most their neighbor, their acquaintance. 477 more words

Utilitarian Reasonings II: Of the Higher Pleasures

One of the archaeological objects found in the villa of the papyri at Herculaneum, together with the Epicurean scrolls written by Philodemus of Gadara, was the leaping pig sculpture which has become symbolic of the Epicurean community. 536 more words


On Altruistic Hedonism; Or, Cake

I have attempted a number of times to write this particular post as the kick-off and re-christening (I may continue to use nautical references from time to time based on my affinity for all things pirate) to this new and improved version of my blog.   571 more words


Review. Oscar Wilde, The Picture Of Dorian Gray

Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. As much as I try to read the book before seeing the movie, I erred on this one. In my defence, when I saw the movie – the 2009 adaptation of the novel – I only recently found out that it was an adaptation of a book and at that time, I hadn’t much interest in reading the book. 807 more words


Snail Floating on a Can of Strongbow

So I was talking to a close friend over the phone and she describes to me a snail in the back of her yard in a paddle pool filled with alcohol left from a housemate’s party. 509 more words