Monthly Archives: June 2020

Bel and the Dragon in Modern English

Some versions of the canonical book of Daniel included an ending that was not included in the final canon. It’s known as “The Book of Bel and the Dragon” or “The History of the Destruction of Bel and the Dragon”. … Continue reading

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The Book of Tobit in Modern English

This is the book of Tobit, son of Tobiel, the son of Ananiel, the son of Aduel, the son of Gabael, descendant of Asael, of the tribe of Nephthali. In the time of Enemessar, king of the Assyrians, Tobit was … Continue reading

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Who Will Have Access to the Coronavirus Vaccine?

The Guardian asks How will the world’s poorest people get a coronavirus vaccine? What are they suggesting? Vaccines for Covid-19 are coming. Billions of dollars are flowing in, over 100 efforts are under way, and at least 13 leading candidates are already … Continue reading

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Announcing JMdB (Jim’s MeDia Blog)

I’ve started a new blog, JMdB (Jim’s MeDia Blog) with copies of my past movie, series, and book reviews. I’ll do further writing on those subjects on the new blog. If you like my reviews, please subscribe to it. I’m … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Canadian Health Care

The CBC has a new opinion piece by Dr. Anca Matei that posits that COVID-19 exposes truth of globalization – wealth does not always equal health. I’m going to examine the proposition and her reasoning. The importance of public health … Continue reading

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Examining Anti-Libertarian Arguments

Today I’m going to comment on Daniel Miessler’s blog post “Why I’m No Longer a Libertarian“. Like me, Miessler is a cybersecurity expert working in the high technology industry. Libertarianism is attractive. I find that it functions as a sanctuary … Continue reading

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The Guardian Smears Libertarians for Wanting Freedom

The Guardian is claiming that the ‘libertarian right’ plans to profit from the pandemic. Is this another left wing smear of libertarians? When coronavirus crept across the world in early February, talk of how different nations were dealing with the … Continue reading

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