Cryptic msg for étude Brute – 2

Another riddle: Why do certain species of thrush, especially robins and bluebirds, tend to be Protestant rather than Roman Catholic? Down. Down. Down. Down. Down. Most futuristic novels seem out-of-date after a decade or two, but That Hideous Strength is more timely today than when the book was published in 1945. On the day I began to […]

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Cryptic msg for étude Brute

Try to guess the answer before consulting Scripture. What brave men fear but fools hold dear, and into life we bring it. What misers spend and poor men lend, and from this life we take it. What wise men need and death gives heed, and all the worlds sprang from it. (Answer: 1 Timothy 6:7)

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Marianne North

From a blog by Michelle at KDD & co My cmnt: I’ve just included a couple prints from this blog to whet your interest in Marianne North’s paintings and her story told on Michelle’s blog. Well worth chk’g out. Hello, it’s Michelle here, with a post about Marianne North (1830–1890), a Victorian traveller and nature […]

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Are Dogs better than humans?

God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs. Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth. These words by Ian Malcolm and Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park might now be applied to dogs. God creates man.  Man replaces God.  Man creates Dog.  Dog replaces man. Dog inherits the house. […]

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Madonna: two women, two worldviews

Madonna, the pop singer, not Madonna her namesake, famously sang that she is a material girl living in a material world.  Which neatly sums up the difference between the two women and what lies at the root of our seemingly intractable political divide. Whatever institution tells us what is real, is the institution that gets […]

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