First, an interesting (if problematic) assessment of the Cathar heresy and the basic dualist impulse one often senses in people confronted with the theodicy — the paradox of evil in a world created by a good deity, by Hilaire Belloc. Second, an interesting snippet on Neoplatonism at Wikipedia which, far from incomplete, refreshes my memory […]
I know, if you’re not a registered user, it looks like I’m mainly writing about EFL stuff. You have no idea what’s being posted, here, in terms of the full variety, unless you’re a subscribing user and signed in. All kinds of stuff about my writing projects, my thoughts on recent American politics (and future […]
Links of interest found on the Lost Nomad‘s site: One BBC reporter’s diary of Bush’s Asian tour A judge with what seems like a proper appreciation of Gilbert & Sullivan (or at least their call to let the punishment fit the crime). And via peemil (first point also discussed by Lost Nomad): Do they want […]
Thanks to a comment from EFL Geek, I was reminded that trackbacks were not working on my site. Well, it looks like it’s working now; not just if you ping manually, but the autodetect seems to be working. That’s cool. Phew! Let me know if it doesn’t work with your particular blogging software, please, my […]
American Japanopodcaster Kobe Beef is someone whose show my Japan-enthusiast friend Marvin would enjoy — intelligent discussion of American politics, Japanese history, and a naughty Japanese word in Nihongo time (Japanese-language time) were all featured in the episode I listened to. Maybe some of the rest of you, too.