Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Deformation of Online Media and Our Current Social and Political Crises (A Retrospective)

On numerous occasions in my writing on social and political issues, I have drawn attention away from the issues that lie in the largely ephemeral foreground of our awareness to remark upon the radical changes that the technology of the … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 9. Indivisible Divine Authority in Mutually Defining Relations

1. The Debate So Far 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material 3. Subordination 4. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 1) 5. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2) 6. The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma 8. κεφαλή … Continue reading

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President Trump’s Executive Order and the Moral Confusion of the Immigration Debate

The following are a few thoughts on President Trump’s recent executive order and the response to it. 1. We should never forget that the president is a reality TV star. Television and, more recently, the Internet are the media that … Continue reading

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Links Post 28/01/2017

Links from the past week. How To Overcome Political Irrationality About Facts: In other words, curiosity seems to be the pin that bursts our partisan bubbles, allowing new and sometimes uncomfortable information to trickle in. Nothing else works like curiosity … Continue reading

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The Failing Dam of Liberal Society

The Mosul Dam is failing. While the structure of the dam itself is robust, it is built upon a poor foundation of soluble rock. In order to prevent this foundation from giving way, workers at the dam continuously have to … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Hundredth Episode

Our little podcast has just reached its centenary episode. In the absence of Andrew, Derek, Matt, and I get together to answer some of your questions. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen … Continue reading

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Justifying Violence for Ideological Reasons

The sucker-punching of Richard Spencer, the alt-right leader and white nationalist, while speaking on camera, has sparked a lot of comment in various quarters. The question of whether it is justifiable to employ violence against such individuals has received a … Continue reading

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