Mormons vs. the Song of Solomon

More on the subject of a previous post. Whether Solomon is actually the author is doubtful. The composition has many beautiful phrases and lyrical prose, often quoted in nonreligious literature. Song of Solomon — Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–Day Saints Solomon had too many wives, according to the First Books of the Kings. And […]

So much for academic peer review

It’s the notorious European-dominated publish-or-perish system of academic publishing, and journals that tout phony “impact factors” which in turn are required of research faculty by institutional administration. At risk is the profit powerhouse of Elsevier’s parent company, UK-listed Relx, Europe’s biggest media company by market capitalisation, which reports its annual results on Thursday. The academic […]

Eight “tells” of dishonesty from a former FBI agent

speak in absolutes, ‘always’ and ‘never’ “Absolutes” are characteristic of abstract concepts, not concrete occurrences. brag by downplaying accomplishments Are you looking for a job? How are you supposed to talk about the things you’ve done? try to please by judging people you know Some of us have mortal enemies in this life, and we […]

ESV is a horrible translation of the Bible

King James Version: “Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children: Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness; But was rebuked […]

The LGBT hate agenda of the NWO

Targeted individuals are often targeted because they are in some respect what liberals refer to as minorities, that is, either LGBT or of a race not well represented in the community in which they live. Liberal politicians offer no protection to targeted individuals: they demand a healthy and positive good standing membership in some protected […]

Doomsday clock advances to 100 seconds from midnight

The Doomsday Clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight  – the closest symbolic point from an “apocalypse” since 1953. The decision was made on Thursday by The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which announced it from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. https://www.foxnews.com/science/doomsday-clock-2020-update.amp From the primary source: Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential […]

Law enforcement corruption and police misconduct are in style

Girls’ Clothing & Fashion for Tweens | JusticeAthletic Wear & Clothes for Active Women | Title NineJUSTICE FOR GIRLS – HOME https://www.shopjustice.com/ — https://www.titlenine.com/ — http://www.justiceforgirls.org/ I don’t like the style or the insinuation. When girls as young as 12 are streetwalking and shopping justice, we have to ask whether their mothers are physically active […]

Poisonous death cap mushrooms

This mushroom was growing on the U.S. courthouse lawn in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Most Dangerous MushroomThe death cap is spreading. It looks, smells, and tastes delicious. https://slate.com/technology/2014/02/most-dangerous-mushroom-death-cap-is-spreading-but-poisoning-can-be-treated.html Many of them grow here in the summer, and I heard a rumor that the neighbor’s dog went blind after sniffing a mushroom like this. I think there […]