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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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