Life New Zealand The Decline

Stay away from crowds.

I do have the temptation of Roosh. I would like to find about two acres of land somewhere rural — and I know where to find such — and build a library with living quarters attached and be off the grid. Come into town about once a week, if that. But Adam is correct: the […]

Christianity Theology

Patristics: Polycarp IV.

I have missed doing this on a regular basis, and need to get back to posting the texts from the early writers. Continuing with Polycarp’s letter. But the love of money is the root of all evils. Knowing, therefore, that as we brought nothing into the world, so we can carry nothing out, let us […]


13 August 19

Josiah the King wanted to reform the quite corrupt and idolatrous practices of the royal court. He had survived the assassination of his father Amon, who is described as corrupt. But he found more than he bargained for. This is not the lectionary text, but it is the verses preceding it. 8┬áNow in the eighteenth […]