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Not that I’m Amish…

but I was a Mennonite for about 8 years as a young man. This is a  clarification from the last post. Where I suggested that Steamish was Steampunk-Amish. I am fascinated with Amish secondary characteristics, but I disagree with their … Continue reading

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Black Day, Black Night

Black Day, pondering much. The Secular Reenchantment idea I mentioned in my last post was an annoying wash. I listened to it 2-3 times trying to glean something from it. The entire thing can be reduced to, “We have killed … Continue reading

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Pondering Sæcular ReEnchantment

Can’t believe I’m posting my ponderings on EO before Piotr, but obviously he’s snoozing. So yesterday was a discussion on the seemingly paradoxical secular reenchantment of the world. What I got out of it was a sense that even within … Continue reading

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Paradox & Orthodox

Two great tastes that go great together. Long ago I was told that I needed to let go of my scholastic view of the world and become comfortable with paradox. I think that I finally have. Yet it comes at … Continue reading

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Scholasticism

When discussing with a friend the merits of scholasticism, I  was again reminded of the classic objection, angels on a pin. When thinking about it, I decided to google it… Found this,  Still processing….

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Orthodoxy

When I discovered Orthodoxy,  I had a major problem with the Orthodox assertion that it was THE ONE TRUE CHURCH(tm). In fact, long after I had come to believe, I kept from converting because I could not reject the ones … Continue reading

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Choices

Fr. Kristopher: “There is always a choice. You can get to the point where it is almost instantaneous, but it is still a choice. The trick is to recognise the choice when you do it, and train yourself to make … Continue reading

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