Monthly Archives: October 2016

Original Short Fiction: Night in Paraguay

Here’s a short horror story for Halloween, previously published on Scribd: Gruber and his kind fed on misery. Whenever men created it, they were not far behind. The death camps of Nazi Germany had been rich beyond belief. His folk … Continue reading

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My Answers to 10 questions that every intelligent Christian must answer

The site godisimaginary.com created a video entitled 10 questions that every intelligent Christian must answer. Here are the questions and my answers: Question #1: Why won’t God heal amputees? The short answer is free will. If free will is important … Continue reading

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Review of “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”

* * * B In the second installment of the Jack Reacher films, based on the the books by Lee Child, Reacher (Tom Cruise) befriends the woman who took his place in the US Military Police, Major Turner (Cobie Smulders, … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy in Ancient Roman Egypt

The University College of London has published actual census data from ancient Roman Egypt dating to between 33 and 258 AD. Here’s a graph showing the percentage of men and women still living as age increases: You can see that … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto IV

Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy”, written around 1300 A.D., tells of his fantastic vision of hell, purgatory, and heaven. The first volume, the Inferno, has had incredible influence over our modern conception of hell. There are several free English translations available, … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto III

Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy”, written around 1300 A.D., tells a of his fantastic vision of hell, purgatory, and heaven. The first volume, the Inferno, has had incredible influence over our modern conception of hell. There are several free English translations … Continue reading

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100 Subs – Thanks to You All

I was going to skip posting tonight, having watched the first episode of season 4 of the Blacklist instead, but I just saw that 100 of you have now subscribed to the Jumbler (just on WordPress, not counting my followers … Continue reading

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