Monthly Archives: July 2015

Funeral For A Friend (The Death of Bill Cosby)

Originally posted on john pavlovitz:
This feels a lot like a funeral. I grew up with Bill Cosby. Not with the man, per se but with the man’s work. His stand-up records were the continual soundtrack to my childhood. I laid in my bed for countless hours, soaking in the unmistakably buoyant voice of the man…

Primordial Hatred: Insurgency in the Civil War

Originally posted on The Inglorius Padre Steve's World:
Friends of Padre Steve’s World Sometime we look aghast at atrocities committed by people in other nations fighting civil wars or nations fighting various insurgents. Sadly, we usually fail to appreciate the nature of war, which in our sanitized brains we cannot comprehend. In all of…

Thoughts on Leaving a Place

A bit more of a contemplative entry for you today, my friends. Nothing in particular brought this on, but I wanted to get this out at some point, and figured today was as good a day as any. It’s primarily relevant to Internet communities, I suppose, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it applied to […]