With the internet down, my wife turned to the downloaded games on the old XBOX 360, and found a game I picked up cheap after wandering into a couple ridiculous Let’s Plays on youtube. Goat Simulator. My 5 year old daughter loved it. Like, seriously, jumping up and down, exploring, excited, loved it.
“Does this game have ads?”
“Nope. Daddy bought it.”
“Good! I hate ads.”
Cue the pangs of guilt.
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Why did the commander of Aram have to dip in the Jordan river 7 times?
It is an honest question, it is a human question. That’s why the commander, Naaman, asked it.
Naaman suffered leprosy and was told that Elisha would be able to heal him.
The commander journeyed to meet Elisha and upon being instructed to dip in the river Jordan seven times, became angry.
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When we have intercessions by the Lord in ways that the prophets did not; serendipity, happenstance, luck; in these moments and given our circumstances, we know it to be the hand of God. We are certain of it. Our certainty in that moment is what is really important.
When we look back, we tend to dismiss what we viewed as miraculous, as commonplace.
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The point of establishing a policy is to attempt to create an equality of outcome. Which is already deep in the commie zone.
The point is that the outcome, given the same inputs, will always be the same. This is, ostensibly, to eliminate internal biases and favoritism.
But at its core, it is a communist ideal. By becoming an abdication of the professional skill and personal responsibility of the individual, it is counter to American individualism.
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Meet Corvus: A Programmable Split Ergonomic Keyboard
This is the prototype Corvus that I designed, laser cut, wired, and programmed yesterday.
Getting here was such a long journey, I feel like it needs something special to announce it…
Sorry, was just introduced to this text generator and it is…
Continue reading “The journey to Corvus: The Evolution of Custom Keyboard Builds”
After years of unsuccessfully keeping track of my to do list and notes, I think I’ve finally found what works. I invite you to try out this simple yet powerful way to track what you need to get done.
Benefits at a glance:
I sought a book on topic writ:
“What seekest thou findest subduing remit!”
Fell years to search in fruitless persist
The point, it seems, I sadly missed.
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For a limited enough supply there is no resale value for stolen goods.
The theft of a fine piece of art would come to the attention of art dealers worldwide almost immediately, making reselling this limited good quite difficult. At least at a premium…
What other goods have the same property?
Continue reading “Specialty items so unique they’re not worth stealing”
Sometimes Fascism Feels Good…
There’s an internet meme going around that in Finland, you cannot buy a dog until all the shelters are empty.
It’s not true, but people wish it was, because we’ve all seen the “In the Arms of the Angel” Sarah McLachlan commercial, and if you didn’t feel bad for not picking up the next stray you see on a street corner, you should just step off that corner into traffic, you monster.
Continue reading “Feel Good Fascism”
… and all you want is more pay to flip burgers.
Never before has so much education been freely available to anyone with a library card, and everyone’s still trying to get $15 for working at burger king…
Continue reading “The collected knowledge of the world is literally in the palm of your hand”