Category: Religion & Philosophy

the metaphysical and speculative

Penguin power

Angus reports: Visitors to Southsea beach, near Portsmouth, filmed the penguin diving in and out of the waves.  Joanne Gordon, 35, of Aldershot, said: “I couldn’t believe it when I saw it swimming around away just six feet from me.”…

Suicide

I know this Christie excerpt has been quoted a few times but it’s a goody: “You say your life is your own,” went on Mr Satterthwaite to her, “But can you dare to ignore the chance that you are taking…

Age res proprias tuas

Update: Lord T was running a vid at OoL but two things are preventing it – the BT downtime and something wrong with youtube on the vid.  Not to worry – here is s partial transcription: We need to be…

Atheism and autism

Via Vox: The study, from University of Boston, speculates that common autistic spectrum behaviours such as ‘a preference for logical beliefs’ and a distrust of metaphor and figures of speech, could be responsible. His comment:

Anno Domini

About the best comment on the leftist BBC using our money to redesignate the years as CE and BCE [as the universities with their leftist professors have been doing for some years] is at the Mail: They are worried about…

The fatal error of the PTB

Mad Piper wrote: Am I the only fellow that feels that we are not free men as everyone parrots? A free man wouldn’t require permission of his government to purchase a weapon, own a car, or remodel his home. I…