Monthly Archives: July 2019

Review of “Captain Marvel”

* * * B   Captain Marvel got a lot of hate due to misandric and racist statements made by it’s star, Brie Larson. I was very unimpressed with the character in Avengers: Endgame. But while I’m not on board … Continue reading

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Norse Mythology: Völuspá in Modern English

Völuspá, or The Wise-Woman’s Prophecy, is an Eddic poem found at the beginning of the Codex Regius. The poem is narrated by a volva (wise-woman) who is consulted by Odin, and ends with her prophecy of Ragnarok. I ask the holy races, Heimdall’s … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty vs. Abortion

Tim Pool just published the video Bill Barr has Just Reinstated the Federal Death Penalty and Ordered 5 Executions on his bitchute/youtube channel. He immediately came under fire because he’s against capital punishment but largely pro-choice. One commenter claimed that his … Continue reading

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Tales of Thor: Fishing for the Midgard Serpent

Thor did not stay at home long before he made ready for a journey, so hastily that he took neither chariot, he-goats, nor retinue with him. He went out across Midgard disguised as a young lad, and came one evening … Continue reading

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Tales of Thor: Útgarda-Loki

Öku-Thor drove forth in his chariot drawn by he-goats, and the Ás called Loki came with him. That evening, they came  to a husbandman’s, and there received a night’s lodging. When evening fell, Thor took his he-goats and slaughtered them … Continue reading

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Tales of Thor: The Birth of Sleipnir

In the first days of the gods’ dwelling in Asgard, after they had established Midgard and made Valhalla, a giant came and offered to build them a citadel in three seasons that was so great that it would be staunch … Continue reading

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12 Ethical Principles for Business

While thinking about personal principles, I came across a list of 12 Ethical Principles for Business Executives on the Josephson Institute’s web site. I’m going to explore them here. 1. HONESTY. Ethical executives are honest and truthful in all their dealings … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Debunks a Strawman, I Debunk Matt Slick

Another day, another video by Stephen Woodford video to criticize. In the case of Matt Slick’s Transcendental Argument – Debunked, Woodford has made things easy. He begins by restating Slick’s argument: If there are only two possible options and one … Continue reading

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Global Warming: Crisis? What Crisis?

As reported by the CBC, Moody’s analytics has just published a report on The Economic Implications of Climate Change. The CBC’s article focuses on the finding that global warming will actually improve Canada’s economy and, to a less degree, the … Continue reading

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Gynocentric Rabbi Bemoans Modern Men

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, writing in the Huffington Post, asks the rhetorical question Where Have All The Gentleman Gone? I’m going to comment on his answers to the question. In Ireland last week, in front of hundreds of students at University College Dublin, … Continue reading

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