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Friday, October 7th, 2011

Empires decline – revisited from Pedro Miguel Cruz on Vimeo.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Monday, February 14th, 2011


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to […]


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

‘Nobody lights a lamp and puts it under a bushel but on a stand so that it gives light to the all in the house.’ This may have been one of Jesus’ many little jokes, because according to one distinguished biblical scholar there probably were people who did exactly that. There were, it seems, three […]

Some notes on the art of failure (unedited) by Dan Estabrook

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

A talk by my second son.

Trailer for Julie Taymor’s Tempest!

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Flyer from AWARE October 2010 demo

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

THE ANTI-WAR ANTI-RACISM EFFORT (AWARE) OF CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, ILLINOIS, SAYS, “LET’S TALK ABOUT THE WAR” A member of AWARE, David Green, sent the following letter to the newspaper at the University of Illinois: The vast majority of 9/11 observances in this country cannot be seen as politically neutral events. Implicit in their nature are the notions […]

Flyer from AWARE Sepember demo

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

[The following leaflet was distributed on 4 September 2010 at the regular monthly demonstration by the Anti-War Anti-Racism Effort of Champaign-Urbana IL.] ~ THE WAR IS NOT OVER ~ IT’S EXPANDING INSTEAD ~ OUR GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO KILL PEOPLE IN THE MIDEAST; PRESIDENT OBAMA CONTINUES TO MISLEAD US ABOUT WHY Last Tuesday night President Obama […]

God and Creation

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

[This is a section – which I take to be within the limits of fair use – from a book by the late Oxford theologian Herbert McCabe, OP – “God Matters” (London, 1987 – the title is at least a triple pun).  It’s part of a larger argument in which McCabe, a Wittgensteinian Marxist, was […]

“Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune.” –Noam Chomsky