In church today, I was fretting about having to go back to work after a week (and a day!) of vacation. I will be behind on a lot of things, and look forward to long days trying to get caught up. I was reminded, however, of Paul’s admonition to work as if working for Christ. Hopefully, I can maintain that attitude for awhile.
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This is also from a Reason.com Hit & Run commenter, a fellow who uses the handle “sarcasmic”.
Apparently, one takes a mess of dried Thai chili peppers and grinds them, seeds and all, with a mortar and pestle. Add salt, garlic, honey, and a splash of vinegar, to taste.
It reportedly is good on fish.
I’m quickly becoming a fanboy:
This is a tune he composed himself, but he does a lot of Renaissance/Baroque music on his channel “Early Music in a different way”.
The question as posed: “Are same-sex couples just like you?” (“You” meaning heterosexual couples).
My answer: “Only if they can have children through sexual intercourse. Oh, wait; they can’t even have sexual intercourse (whether it’s a male or a female couple being considered). The best they can manage is mutual masturbation sessions.”
Ultimately, Rand’s egoism is irreconcilable with both Christianity and capitalism. In fact, since the system fails to have any true explanatory value, it’s difficult to find any reason to adopt Objectivism at all. Fortunately, we don’t have to buy into Rand’s philosophical errors in order to appreciate her fiction. We just have to keep in mind that instead of reading a “novel of ideas”, we are reading a work of fantasy.