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Capitalism and Desire

Peter Rollins remarked that Todd McGowan's book Capitalism and Desire is a very good book. Maybe it is a good book for Pete, but for us mere mortals it is a very tough read.  I group the book with those... Continue Reading →

Playing Another Man’s Material

There are very few constants over the last 20 years of my life. One of them is the friendship of my good buddy, Ryan. Another is the work of singer/songwriter/entrepreneur derek webb. (He doesn't capitalize his own name, so why... Continue Reading →

“Endlessly Forking Paths”

  4 3 2 1 is best described with the narrator's words used to categorize a novel within the plot--"a parable about human destiny and the endlessly forking paths a person must confront as he walks through life."  That person in this epic novel... Continue Reading →

The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu, begins in the midst of the heat and chaos of the Cultural Revolution in China. Revolutionary groups battle each other in the streets, a young fighter is shot and falls to her death from... Continue Reading →

Recommended Reading and Hacks for Bibliophiles

One of my favorite things to do is to lend books to people and then pester them about those books. I once went to hear Christopher Moore* speak about his latest release, and I happened to see a German colleague... Continue Reading →

Live (and Love) Dangerously (Like Jesus Did)

A couple years ago at about this time of year, I stumbled upon Don Cupitt’s 1984 BBC series “Sea of Faith” on YouTube, while researching some philosophical topic or another. I wasn't searching for any scholarly reason since I have only an... Continue Reading →

How to be Happy

Like any good American suburban mother, I am in a book club.  Thankfully, unlike many I have been a part of in the past which were simply not-so-subtle excuses to get a gaggle of women together to drink wine on a... Continue Reading →

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