Archives for Dec 10, 2010 @ 13:49

My Recommendation for Christmas

I’ve made my recommendation clear for the very cheap and efficient AeroPress, but I have to make a recommendation for an espresso machine. I never thought I’d do this. I love my old Rancilio Silvia espresso machine. It’s sturdy and reliable and makes a great espresso. But when we were in Ireland I was given [Read More…]

Obama Returns to being a Network Liberal

From David Brooks: Do you think Obama is a network liberal or a cluster liberal? Barack Obama ran for president as a network liberal, and entranced a Facebook nation. But in office, Obama, like George W. Bush before him, narrowed his networks. To get things done quickly, he governed like a cluster liberal, relying on [Read More…]

Is God a Moral Monster? 3

When it comes to accusations against the God of the Bible, one of the most notable finger pointings concerns the sacrifice of Isaac — called the Aqedah (binding). (After the jump I provide the whole text from Genesis 22. Paul Copan, in Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God, examines [Read More…]

One.Life — Giveaway Contest

We’ve had some fun over the years at this blog site when it comes to contests. The funniest one had to be the “guess what’s in this bag” contest, which T won and is still wearing his crocs! So, in the spirit of the fun of the season … I will give away three copies [Read More…]