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Thoughts & Opinions

I write a lot about faith, culture, the latest tech & anything else that suits my fancy. I love exploring the depths of these topics. I should note: my opinions are mine alone. Feel free to interact!


Finally. A new post.

"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." - Not Bonhoeffer

He never said it. And he certainly wouldn't have said it to support a current presidential candidate.

Likewise be wary of the people that propagate lies like that. Integrity in everything, including academics, should be a mark of anyone following Christ.

In Bible translation news, I'm pretty disappointed with how the ESV Permanent Edition came about. In the link article Scot McKnight calls it a "stealth translation" for how changes were sneaked in and it really does feel like that. Thankfully Crossway backpedaled on these decisions.

In other news: raw on an iPhone. Nice. For the definitive review of iOS 10, check MacStories. Also, if you have a Galaxy Note 7 here's what you should do about the recall (that turned out badly for Samsung).

And in lighter content: Things to miss about CCM in the 90s. All the hair, especially.

The Lego Disney Castle looks so awesome. Legos are the best toy.

A list of the best sci-fi films. It's a pretty good list. I actually haven't seen many in the top 10 but number 1 is definitely an incredible movie. Kinda wish Edge of Tomorrow and (don't hate me) Jupiter Ascending where up in the top.

Love this (thanks Ernie Reilly):

"If I gave you a bowl of skittles and three of them were poison would you still eat them?"

"Are the other skittles human lives?"

"What?"

"Like. Is there a good chance. A really good chance. I would be saving someone from a war zone and probably their life if I ate a skittle?"

"Well sure. But the point-"

"I would eat the skittles."

"Ok-well the point is-"

"I would GORGE myself on skittles. I would eat every single skittle I could find. I would STUFF myself with skittles. And when I found the poison skittle and died I would make sure to leave behind a legacy of children and of friends who also ate skittle after skittle until there were no skittles to be eaten. And each person who found the poison skittle we would weep for. We would weep for their loss, for their sacrifice, and for the fact that they did not let themselves succumb to fear but made the world a better place by eating skittles.

Because your REAL question...the one you hid behind a shitty little inaccurate, insensitive, dehumanizing racist little candy metaphor is, IS MY LIFE MORE IMPORTANT THAN THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS OF MEN, WOMEN, AND TERRIFIED CHILDREN...

... and what kind of monster would think the answer to that question... is yes?"

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The above video details why you don't find great white sharks in aquariums.

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