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In AD 312 a pretender to the imperial title by the name of Constantine marched from Gaul … towards Rome…. [V]ictorious … the dominion of the Roman[s] was set upon a radically new path … an imperium christianum…. [O]n the … Continue reading

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Then, after a religion has become a public affair, quarrels arise, to settle which watchwords are drawn up. This business gets into the hands of theologians: and the ideas of theologians always differ appreciably from those of the universal church. … Continue reading

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I don’t like how internet culture makes fun of ugly people with mullets who shop at Wal-Mart and glorifies stylish, genius or otherwise superlative New Yorkers and Californians on Instagr.am (for iPhone owners only). Ditto regarding the reification of wealthy angel investors … Continue reading

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Mark 6:25–28 in Pirahã   in English:  25… give me … the head of John the Baptist.  26And the king was exceeding sorry; yet … he would not reject her.  27And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head … Continue reading

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B.C.E. is Christian

“B.C.E.” is for posers. The historical abbreviation B.C.E., for “before the common era”, is supposed to institute a secular alternative to “Before Christ”. But you know what? It still indexes time by the birth of a certain well-known Nazarene Jewish … Continue reading

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Blessed are they

who see beautiful things in humble places where others see nothing. —canary-inacoalmine

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Lasik

You know what’s f**king awesome? You can be legally blind and then people with machines make you able to see again. It used to take Jesus to do that sh*t.

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