So, can we all just agree that we’re done with the protests? They’re either violent, loud, inorganic, one-sided, hateful, or any combination of those, and the people involved think they have political clout because they exist and they’re angry. If nothing else you know they’re happening, and either you support them (which says a lot about you, frankly) or you don’t. But what I’ve seen lately has confirmed a long-held belief: That every movement is its own worst enemy, and it’s either because the lunatics and virtue signalers dominate the narrative, or because the rationalists don’t have a clue how to play a decent PR game.
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“Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken.
“then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed. Jesus is ‘the stone you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.’ Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:10-12 Continue reading Fracture
So…as a reminder, there is caffeine in chocolate. So if you’re going to make ice cream at home, consider this. I didn’t and here I am.
So guess what I’m thinking about. That’s right, space battles between Vikings and dragons. Nope, not nearly that creative.] Actually something less exciting: A lack of cynicism and a different perspective on the protests and indeed the new NeverTrumpers.
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