Picture a man who wants to run 50 miles without stopping. That's ambition, you think, so you go to watch. The man starts his run and you watch the whole thing. He's very fit, his legs are toned beyond belief. He's pacing himself, his mental energy is off the charts, his eyes are dead set … Continue reading Don’t Move the Finish Line
Surfing the blogosphere, I've seen about every current debate from both sides: gay marriage, abortion, gun control, religious freedom, boxers vs. briefs, all that good stuff. I have my beliefs (boxers), but I can easily admit that my "opponents" in these issues (I hate talking like we're enemies) have some darn good arguments against me. … Continue reading It Doesn’t Affect You
It's bad enough when a movie or TV show sucks. It's worse, in a way, when they should be awesome. Spider-Man 3 had Venom. Heroes got a second season. Final Fantasy XIII had amazing graphics. And yet, every one of them pretty much bombed. I think most of us really wanted to like one of these things … Continue reading 5 Anime I REALLY Wanted to Like
A reader graciously commented on my post least week (they ripped it. It was brutal.) about how Christians are leaving the church. They said, "just because someone leaves a church doesn't mean they aren't Christian." Perhaps I should have said leaving the faith, or leaving Christianity in general, not just church. That's what I meant. However, … Continue reading Does No Church equal No Christ?
Thanks to one in appropriate teacher, I will never mistake Freud's concepts of id, ego, and superego. For those who don't know, Sigmund Freud was one of the pioneers of psychoanalysis, studying the mind. One of his concepts was the breakdown of the human psyche into the id, ego, and superego. This is stuff for … Continue reading Sex Taught Me About Freud (and Vice-Versa)
Let's start with the obvious: Christianity is in decline. Back in the (ambiguous) day, it could easily be assumed that every "civilized" person was a Christian. Now, we're quite aware that just because someone has electricity and a nice suit does not make them a follower of God. These days, increasingly popular to have no … Continue reading Christians are Leaving the Church and that’s Okay!
You know, eating can be dangerous! I've eaten a pretty darn good amount of food in my day (and the day before and the day before) and I've seen just how much damage can come from our favorite past time. So, for fun, I collected five and listed them out here. Enjoy! Or die, either … Continue reading 5 Worst Food Injuries