Monthly Archives: May 2017

The God of the Human Exoskeleton

In my previous piece, I asserted that God is embedded in what I describe as the Networked Human Exoskeleton (NHE) – for lack of a better description, a structure that human beings have evolved over eons and that permeates all … Continue reading

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God and the Networked Human Exoskeleton

Borrowing from futurist Kevin Kelly, author of What Technology Wants, I’ve been formulating the view that humanity has been in the business of constructing what I call a NHE (Nerworked Human Exoskeleton) for eons. What I mean by this is … Continue reading

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The Graduate: An American Classic

A friend’s recent social media post about the late Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz, a fierce critic of the dehumanizing effects of communism and Western consumerism alike, reminded me of my latest viewing of one of my all-time favorite films, ┬áThe … Continue reading

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Why I’m Thankful for Evangelicals and Other Religious Hard Shells

As many of you may know by now, I’m not conventionally religious. I’m a cultural Christian, not an orthodox one. I am both pro-choice and sympathetic to the gay plight in America. I am a Tory conservative, yes, albeit one … Continue reading

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Henry Wallace: Anti-Fascist Jeremiah?

“P*ss on my leg, but don’t tell me it’s rainin’” was the earthy language my father employed whenever he suspected someone was trying to sell him a rhetorical bill of goods. Well, it appears the Editorial Board of the New … Continue reading

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