Daybook Quotage

Via Vox Day, Twitter has gone full moron. That’s why we are announcing the formation of the Twitter Trust & Safety Council, a new and foundational part of our strategy to ensure that people feel safe expressing themselves on Twitter. As we develop products, policies, and programs, our Trust &…

Read More Adios Twitter, Hello Plerb.

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This morning I feel like the tax collector. I have driven far, slept moderately, am exhausted: my ability to be sarcastic is greater than usual (and it is never small) and I am more than aware of my faults. And I feel that blogging the lectionary is a waste of…

Read More Our comrade the publican [Luke 18]

Lectionary

One of the fun things about road trips is technical issues. New Zealand now has reached the point where most places have internet access, but of moderate to low quality: this morning the quality is low, so it is time to adapt. And turn the cellphone into a wifi hotspot.…

Read More Road trip proverbs [Pr 30]

Lectionary Quotage

There are two things that are capturing that little part of the internet I inhabit. The first is the consequence of multiple waves of Jihadists descending on Western Europe. And the second is Trump. The elite hate Trump. They see him as vulgar, crude, and not part of the club.…

Read More The narrative is a fool [Prov 27]

Daybook Quotage

This earth has glory: the one thing I forgot, when I discussed the national day twice, was to say that New Zealand is beautiful. It is: this is google automagically making panoramas of the photos I took with the cellphone last night. We live in an age where that which…

Read More For the greater glory of God. [II Cor 3]

Lectionary

I have ways of coping on Waitangi day. I tend not to look at the news. I definitely do not go to any celebration, or watch the TV news, or go where the crowds are. This day has been a flashpoint for Maori radicalism as long as I can remember.…

Read More Meditations on the National Day part II.

Daybook Quotage