Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Reinvention of England

A generation ago, English journalist and columnist Simon Heffer wrote a splendid book titled “Nor Shall My Sword,” about the resurgence of English nationalism that likely would follow in the wake of Scottish and Welsh nationalism. Granted, English identity is … Continue reading

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Britain’s Gorbachev Moment

It seems that Great Britain is arguably at the same place the decaying Soviet Union was almost 30 years ago: Either it finds a way – a constitutional mechanism – for devolving power back to the four historic British nations … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence and Spirituality: A Permeable Boundary?

I watched the 2013 movie “Her” for the second time last night. It underscores how there really is – conceivably, at least – a deep spirituality associated with Artificial Intelligence. The plot deals with an introverted and deeply emotionally scarred … Continue reading

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Just Who Are “They”?

Am I the only one who discerns the totalitarian undertones of this video – a Black Lives Matter response to Dana Loesch’s recent NRA announcement? For starters, the narrator purports to embrace the First Amendment while calling on the NRA … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Britain and and Her Imperial Legacy on American Independence Day

There a famous quote by author E.M. Delafield: “Most Englishmen are convinced that God is an Englishman, probably educated at Eton.” Actually, there is more than a grain of truth in her observation. As surveys consistently affirm, Great Britain, despite … Continue reading

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The Great Evangelical Christian Impasse

I think that I’ve mentioned before in this forum that a relative took me on a tour of his church’s newly constructed “praise center” roughly a decade or so ago. I had been removed from my childhood evangelical faith for … Continue reading

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