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About haroyce

Royce is an aspiring writer of fantasy, history, philosophy, and theology. He earned his BS in History from Cedarville College, and his MDiv from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Hypnagogic Hysteria Over Half-sized Hell Hounds

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I have had four phantasmal experiences in my life. Of those four, I can easily explain two as being the lucid dreams of hypnagogia. The following strange tale falls into the later category of my personal ghost stories. The Squirrel … Continue reading

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Sign of a Half-baked Half-truth Gospel

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I noticed the above sign on my way to work. The message is not too different from the typical slightly clever pithy statements that various churches put on their signs; however, this sign troubles me for two reasons. First, it … Continue reading

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A Tirade Against Tomorrow’s Technology Trends

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In my previous two tech tirades, I attacked the notion that current technologies make life easier. However, such technologies are leading to what some are calling a third industrial revolution. In The Oxford Handbook of Skills and Training, Stuart Elliot … Continue reading

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A Tirade Against Today’s Technology Trends 2

Confessions of a Neoluddite Curmudgeon In the late 1990s, Amiga Inc., by then a subsidiary of Gateway, was researching and investing into a concept called the internet of things. Amiga Inc. wanted their OS to run on internet connected phones, … Continue reading

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A Tirade Against Today’s Technology Trends

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There was a time when I kept up to date with technology. Through the 1980s, I learned what there was to know about the Apple II and Commodore 64. Through the 1990s, I learned everything I could about MSDOS, Windows, … Continue reading

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Royce! Why Aren’t You Serving the Lord?

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It has been ten years since I graduated from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS). I have not yet served in any professional ministry. At various times, family and friends have asked, “Are you a pastor yet? When are you going … Continue reading

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Will The Real Consummate Capitalist Please Bow and Curtsey?

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During the Christmas season, it is the habit of some to describe capitalists as scrooges. In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge was a greedy miser, paying low wages to Bob Cratchet, withholding charity to the poor, and spending … Continue reading

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