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Lying is Good

February 10, 2015 by MC | No Comments | Filed in Stuff

An interesting read from the NYT on the importance of lying to the one you love. Excerpt: Love is a greater good than the truth. No marriage, no parent’s love of a child should be scrutinized like a pathologist examining his cadaver. Save your ruthless pursuit of the truth for the laboratory; we lovers would […]

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A Former Marine Discusses Trauma

February 9, 2015 by MC | No Comments | Filed in Stuff

Excellent post here from Chris Hernandez,  who apparently is “a former Marine, currently serving National Guard soldier, longtime cop, OIF and OEF vet, author, and blogger,”  regarding our culture’s over-use of the term “trauma.” He writes: While I mean this in the nicest way possible, I don’t want victims of microaggressions or supporters of trigger […]

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Avvakum the Archpriest is My Spirit Guide

February 9, 2015 by MC | No Comments | Filed in Stuff

I’d like to apply the worldview of Avvakum the Archpriest to all components of my life, starting now. Please join me, and begin with this quote: “Are your eunuchs fanning you to keep the flies from biting the great sovereign? And when you shit, do you wipe your bottom with that hellfire? The Holy Spirit tells […]

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