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Anointing Stories The four Gospels all describe an incident. They differ greatly in the cast and the details, but that incident or series of similar incidents made a big impression. Matthew and Mark even say that anyone telling the … Continue reading
I didn’t earn it. I didn’t cheat anybody out of it. It just happened. I ended up being 6’4″ tall. How is that a privilege? Oh, come on — when the waitress walks past my boss in his 3 piece … Continue reading
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Argue: from Latin arguere (“to make clear”) The point of argument is not to show what’s correct, far less to show who’s correct. Argument is used to make clear, to clarify the evidence and logic around a point at issue. I … Continue reading
I have some questions about how the NIH sees priorities: Is it reasonable to spend 6x more on 174. smallpox (0 cases since 1980) than 226. CFS/ME? (1 million people, right now). Or 141. anthrax — how many cases do you know, personally? Yes, … Continue reading
Good News: your retirement is not going broke because we live much longer in retirement than our parents did. Bad News: we don’t live much longer in retirement than our parents did.”A woman turned 20 in 1980 could expect a retirement of 17.1 years… Continue reading
http://geocommons.com/maps/55698 shows a map of the area upwind of Beebe, AR on December 31, 2011. The little orange dots are “fracked” gas wells in the Fayetteville Shale Play. (Fracking (fracturing) a well fractures the rock around the well to l… Continue reading