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Bleak Theology: Hopeful Science

Day: February 21, 2018

Lent music, memes.

All these come from an Orthodox Facebook page which rejoices in the title of Brother, we are going to die. I like it. So some memes from there, with music from the West, written when it was Christendom.

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A churchian melts down.

As a result of the cyclone, I’ve spent most of the day indoors. I’ve managed to get into a fight about the Community of Christ (who do use the book of Mormon, which they should not). But a CoC member, along with a fair number of the Dread Ilk, started correcting this… “And it’s only […]

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Notes from a dying industry.

When I was a child the NZ Herald was two inches thick. I recall my father, who worked as an insurance agent, carefully going through the births every day to find new prospects to cold call, and the for sale section that was… thick. I got my first car via the classified advertisements. The paper […]

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Anathema, Anathema, Anathema.

Theology makes peoples teeth itch. It is deemed offensive. But it is needed. Needed. For without a structure to our belief, we fall into error. What we see as wisdom is instead foolishness. This has led our churches into apostasy, and as Michaelpoulos notes, the presiding Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in America (I hope […]

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