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Fire and Fury: The Pitfall of Self-Righteous Absolutes

“Let every person be subject to the governing authorities . . . . for the authority does not bear the sword in vain! It is the servant of God to execute wrath on the wrongdoer.” 691 more words

Robert L. Ivie

Trump + North Korea; Astros Slumping; Terror in Charlottesville

Austin and Jeremy open the show by discussing the war of words between The White House and the North Korea, and what it means for regional stability for the U.S. 156 more words

Podcast

Mark Bowden on How to Deal with North Korea

There are no good options. But some are worse than others.

By MARK BOWDEN

JULY/AUGUST 2017 ISSUE

The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/07/the-worst-problem-on-earth/528717/

Thirty minutes. That’s about how long it would take a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launched from North Korea to reach Los Angeles. 8,037 more words

Weekend Reading: June 23, 2017

Omnium Gatherum

Ludic Reader's Corner: December

Much apologies for an extremely late post. I turned off both my phone and the wifi connection all Christmas break, and when January kicked in, I was flooded with work, extra curricular activities, and more grad school stuff. 30 more words

Ludic Reader's Corner

Reviewing my December reads

Having more more in the last three months than in the past two years, I’m happy with how my 2016 ended in terms of reading. I’m definitely planning to keep it up in 2017 and I have to say the simple art of writing about them here and setting myself targets of what to read is helping. 1,066 more words

Book Talk

'Black Hawk Down': Read the book because the movie can never do the men who died justice

If you ask most people what they think of Black Hawk Down, then the vast majority of the time the response you’ll get will probably be something along the lines of, “Good movie.” That is understandable, given that it was a blockbuster film in 2001 produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Ridley Scott. 841 more words

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