Tag Archives: natural law

Secondary Causes: Both/And, not Either/Or

How the Grand Canyon was formed depends on who’s talking. Scientists say it’s what happened as a river cut through the Colorado Plateau. Since I think scientists are right about the Colorado River’s role in making that mile-deep gulch, and … Continue reading

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Floyd/Chauvin Trial, Taser Trouble and Irksome Issues

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, a jury said that Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. Folks have been reacting to that. But protestors haven’t torched Minneapolis shops and services in the three days since then. Not as far as I know. … Continue reading

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Christopher Marlowe and His World

I’d started writing about soliloquies in Marlowe’s “Dr. Faustus….” That reminded me of film noir and the Gunpowder Plot. So today I’ll be discussing Christopher Marlowe, but mostly his era: Elizabethan England. Along with European politics and whatever else comes … Continue reading

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Weather: But Mostly Desks and Principles

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful….” This morning’s forecast reminded me of “Let It Snow.” But the weather outside isn’t frightful. Overcast, with a promise of freezing drizzle in the forecast, yes. Frightful, not … Continue reading

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