Dark Brightness

In times like these: Reformed theology in a degenerate age

Slouching to Babylon.

As usual, this is a grab bag of information, notes and various tactics to defend yourself. One is to deliberately run your own host of debian... and freeze it if Linus forgets his main job is to keep the kernel…

Expect progressive decline.

One of the things I have noticed is that when the progressive coalition is in power -- and it is in New Zealand -- industries get ruined. Our current Green/Labour mob have banned further oil exploration and are trying…

Saturday Sonnet

XXXVI Stella, whence doth these new assaults arise, A conquerd yeelding ransackt heart to winne, Whereto long since, through my long-battred eyes, Whole armies of thy beauties entred in? And there, long since, Loue, thy lieutenant, lies; My forces razde,…

Slouching towards Babylon

This is the week of the US midterm elections, which were trumpeted as a defeat, a crushing blow to Mr Trump, who lost about 35 seats in the house, or below the average loss for a sitting president's party. It…

In Darkness and Trial.

We often think of the Pharisees as a united party, lockstep, opposed to the gospel, and confronting Jesus. Yet Paul called himself a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee, and claimed it was for the resurrection of the dead that…