Grenfell Tower is a standard leftist tragedy.

If there was a Tory in charge of London there would be demonstrations demanding his resignation. Let us count the errors so far: I won't link to them all. There was no sprinkler system There was a fire-retardant version of the cladding put on the building. It was not used, because it cost more There … Continue reading Grenfell Tower is a standard leftist tragedy.

The disruption is affecting Apple..

A couple of days ago I talked about the Pine64 and embedded community being now powerful enough to do everyday work. I am getting a pine64 board and will report on if it can handle what I do, from photo processing to running statistics packages. But there are consequences. One is that Apple is failing. … Continue reading The disruption is affecting Apple..

Flee the synagogues of Satan [Jn 8]

God is not going to play favourites. You are accountable for your sins. If you are a Jew, you are doubly accountable, for you have the law and the prophets. If you are a pagan, you are accountable. for the law of nature is in front of you and you know right from wrong. You … Continue reading Flee the synagogues of Satan [Jn 8]

The cathedral will measure convergence.

Ths is from Psychiatric News, and it relates to the idea that diversity is good, and it must increase. That we must all converge. As these very worthy people tell me how to do my job... I keep on thinking there is no idiocy like academic Yankee idiocy. You see, I have a bad habit. … Continue reading The cathedral will measure convergence.

The converged poet.

Tagore is a precursor, and this is published over a century ago. Yes it is a translation. But his idea of dissolution, his love of death, and his hatred of order is now working itself out in the chaos of the West and ongoing hatreds in the East. This may look beautiful, but it is … Continue reading The converged poet.

The bright progressive lie [Rom 8]

What does the implosion of the Fourth Reich have to do with St Paul and us? I don't live in Europe. I live in a country which, historically, had an economic niche in feeding Europe. I am a child of an older empire: one that the home nation abandoned to join a bright and shining … Continue reading The bright progressive lie [Rom 8]

Virtue signalling is not salvation. [Gal 6]

I know the NZ Herald is not what it used to be. It has become a tabloid in size, campaigns, distorts, and thinks it can set the agenda. It used to be the paper of record in NZ. It is not: it is not balanced sufficiently and editorializes when it should be reporting. So excuse … Continue reading Virtue signalling is not salvation. [Gal 6]

Clerical hacking charity.

This is from Tom Kratman: it is Sunday in the USA and he has to deal with the cleric who virtue signals. From Facebook, so no link. This morning, at the early mass, I did walk out after we were intoned to not be afraid of letting in "refugees." I'm not sure what universe the … Continue reading Clerical hacking charity.

Live virtue, for eternity awaits [I Thess 4]

This morning we celebrate, locally, the sacrifice of servicemen who have died for King and Country from the Land Wars of the 1860s to the Sandbox. The celebration date is shared with Australia, and dates from when the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp (ANZAC) hit the beaches it Gallipoli. Yes, that was a defeat. … Continue reading Live virtue, for eternity awaits [I Thess 4]

Give the snakes hives [Mt 3]

Today's introduction comes from Sunshine, and it applies to the spirit of this age: with a comment. We should not parrot back their lies. Adria Richards is a typical example of someone who is a Social Justice Warrior. They don’t just adhere to the day’s liberal party line, they enforce it on everyone around them … Continue reading Give the snakes hives [Mt 3]