Category Archives: Society

The Humiliation of the Word – Jacques Ellul

  The Humiliation of the Word – Jacques Ellul “This, then, is our situation today: through the eruption of unlimited artificial images, we have reduced truth to the order of reality and banished the shy and fleeting expression of truth. … Continue reading

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Black mob mall violence

Black mob mall violence I guess I’m out-of-the-loop regarding such matters, but, apparently, black “teens” have an annual tradition of flash mobbing malls on the day after Christmas. My news feed erupted last night with the news of black mob … Continue reading

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Living in a universe of violent artificial images

Living in a universe of violent artificial images “Images of extreme violence produce either exact reproduction (which is short-lived) or else overall behavior of generalized brutality accompanied by impoverished language.) We must certainly beware of the fact that these images … Continue reading

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The role of images in creating cosplayers

The role of images in creating cosplayers “Because of the images that draw him into the story, he is liberated from the restraint usually placed on some of his instincts. He projects his personal desires onto the world, because these desires … Continue reading

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“Today I am deciding to love, not hate…”

“Today I am deciding to love, not hate. Today I am deciding to extend forgiveness, not bitterness.” ~ Davey Blackburn 2 men charged in Amanda Blackburn murder “INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Two men were arrested and charged for the murder of … Continue reading

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Anti-Christian revolutionaries beheaded 2,639 people in Paris during the French Revolution

Anti-Christian revolutionaries beheaded 2,639 people in Paris during the French Revolution Can you image Islamic jihadists beheading 2,639 people in the streets of Paris? The fact is, anti-Christian revolutionaries beheaded 2,639 people in Paris during the French Revolution, during the so-called Reign of … Continue reading

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Freedom of religion, speech, and press, under attack

Freedom of religion, speech, and press under attack Wow. Just in the past few days, my news feed had contained all sorts of articles about attacks upon freedom of religion, speech, and the press. Attacks upon freedom of religion are, … Continue reading

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