Weekend Edition: 11-29

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Where Is America’s Real Youth Rebellion? (“The dream of youthful rebellion is so intense and so ubiquitous exactly because actual youthful rebellion has never been so dead.”)

The Origins of Aggressive Atheism (“It is hard not to come to the conclusion that atheists have spent a far greater […]

Weekend Edition: 11-15

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Winter Is a Black Hole: How I Deal With Seasonal Depression (“The challenge to me each winter is in finding ways to work with feeling low like depression is some stupid, inconvenient friend who needs a place to crash for a few months and who also wants to shit […]

The annual question

Some things have never changed in my nearly 60 years in South Dakota. One is the question that pops up When winter’s cold arrives each year. “Why in the hell do I live here?” In fact, when I think about it, it comes to mind any number of times between November and April.

Don’t get […]

Weekend Edition: 11-8

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The War of the Words (“… in the end it is a dispute that comes down to different visions of the future of the written word.”)

Why conservative Christians would have hated Jesus (“In ‘God-fearing America’ the poor are now the ‘takers,’ no longer the ‘least of these,’ […]

Things I should blog about

There’s plenty of stuff crossing my radar that I really should write something about. But for what is probably the sixth time or more, I’m again pulling out Hugh Prather’s observation, “If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual writing then the desire is not to write.” So, what the hell, here’s some […]