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  • Mother Mary Comforts Me
    So here’s a photo from the room I’m staying in at Grandma’s house: And here’s a photo, maybe a year or so old, of my Grandmother: On Friday I opened an account for her on Facebook. She used to be an avid emailer. In fact, her email addresses was one of the first I used,…

  • Sinfest Comic from 28 Dec 2008
    I really liked this Sinfest comic, turning Buddha into the little drummer boy, drumming a Japanese style Taiko drum. I keep re-reading it and figured I should post a link:

  • LDS and Proposition 8
    Some various responses to Proposition 8 of note. I’m sad at the rhetoric, I was sad about the proposition, and I feel The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have done themselves a disservice in this matter. Mormons Resigning Despite Strong Heritage, Citing ‘Hatred’ by LDS Church Mormons Stole Our Rights danah boyd has…
  • Stating Where It’s At
    Note: I wrote this in a text editor around October 2nd, nearly three weeks ago. I’m posting with only minor edits to what was in the text file. My latest contract is going very well technically, I’m enjoying using SilverStripe as well as jQuery day in and day out. It’s a pleasure to write OO PHP….
  • Whatsoever You Do
    I was thinking of these lyrics the other day and wanted to find our more about them, they’re based on this passage from the New Testament’s Matthew 25:31-46. I have to say this is a pretty clear call to do good works on this planet. It’s a favorite song growing up Catholic. Whatsoever you do…
  • All The Misc That’s Fit to Misc
    Don’t use oxygen and smoke, please. Thomas PM Barnett, a great Powerpointer, mentions that Al Gore has his Nobel Prize because of his PPTs (actually Keynote, but same difference, presentation software). Read/Write Web has good thoughts on Microsoft’s playing catch-up with Google on a number of web tools. I like competitor for Google. It means…
  • American Innovation: Sushi
    I have mentioned before how much I esteem Thomas P.M. Barnett. In a recent blog post he points out a USA Today story about a new term in American Islam: Sushi The quote from the USA Today story: He calls himself “Sushi,” the popular term for a combination of Sunni and Shiite. Once the glib…
  • Fat Tuesday, Gird Loins, Wabi-sabi
    Yo. So Mass today was good. The homily was about Grace. Grace as in that “hand of God,” possibly last seen inspiring Jules Winfield in Pulp Fiction. Or maybe dropping down and bopping me on the head to go to Mass on the morning after Leah announced that we should be separated. I was comforted….
  • Science, Theology, and the Ontological Quest
    That’s what I’m on, too. I love their mission, which is sadly bound up in This flash movie. I like it so much here it is, transcribed: STOQ Mission: 1. Integration of Science and Human Values The double goal of the STOQ project is to contribute, through the Academic activities (teaching and research) of its…
  • Science Fiction Authors by Faith
    This page (via bb): Science Fiction/Fantasy Authors of Various Faiths is intriguing to me. Sort of… something I had never considered before, you know? Sadly, it does not list my favorites: Neal Stephenson, Bruce Sterling, or William Gibson. Correction from Preston Hunter: Science Fiction Writers of Various Faiths is the SECOND page, like the overflow…
  • Fascinating Bible and Christianity Interview; Religious Update
    The Fresh Air from December 17, 2003 is with the author of the book Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew. The interview is both interesting and moving, as the author says he came from a very literal, Evangelical faith of “The Book” — and had his faith shaken when…
  • Beliefnet
    Interesting site: Beliefnet.com
  • Quote of the Month
    The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should avoid dogma and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual. It should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things as a meaningful unity. If there is any religion that could cope with the modern scientific needs,…
  • From the Faith Department
    Is “Freethinker” Synonymous with Nontheist? See also: Religion for previous thoughts on this.
  • Religion
    Yesterday my girlfriend and I spoke at length on the subject of religion. I came to realizations about how I think and what I am about. I am not throwing any of this in any faces. This is what I feel, and what I believe for myself in how to live my life. She is…
  • Latin mass in San Diego…
    Latin mass in San Diego. That’s interesting.