Category Archives: Symbolism

Two Stained Glass Windows; Two Approaches to History

Two Stained Glass Windows; Two Approaches to History The first window is found at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. This church has decided to use ‘the scorched earth’ approach to history. Like General Sherman’s ‘March to the Sea’ during … Continue reading

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The American Flag: Embodiment of a bloodthirsty totem god

The American Flag: Embodiment of a bloodthirsty totem god American patriotism is a civil religion organized around a sacred flag, whose followers engage in periodic blood sacrifice of their own children to unify the group. The flag symbolizes the sacrificed … Continue reading

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Flashing yellow arrow traffic signals are unnecessary and needlessly confusing

I’ve been driving over 35 years. And I was a professional truck driver for over 25 years. I also know something about semiotics. A sign (or symbol) represents (or points to) something else. Although some signs (or symbols) may resemble … Continue reading

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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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The Cult of the American Sniper

“Does the Christian or denizen of the Old American Empire die and kill for it, as the members of the Cult of the American Sniper apparently believe?” Continue reading

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Drag Show at “Catholic” College Becomes Satanic

“At one point, the drag queen reportedly stripped off the black robe to reveal a skimpy outfit but did not remove the goat-horned headdress…” Continue reading

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“Symbols of peace have come under attack at the Vatican.”

“People break down into two groups. When they experience something lucky, group number one sees it as more than luck, more than coincidence. They see it as a sign, evidence, that there is someone up there, watching out for them. Group number two sees it as just pure luck. Just a happy turn of chance… Are you the kind that sees signs, that sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky? Or, look at the question this way: Is it possible that there are no coincidences?” Continue reading

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