This isn’t the sort of thing you’re excited to watch at the outset, but give it ten minutes or so and you’ll be hooked.
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Yes, Virginia, “Die Hard” Is A Christmas Movie
Couple things. The Gospel story of Christ’s birth is what the story of Exodus was always pointing to. The story of Exodus is about God delivering an enslaved people from a tyrant, and, in so doing, rescues His bride. Die Hard is the story of a man, John McClane, who delivers people held hostage byContinue reading “Yes, Virginia, “Die Hard” Is A Christmas Movie”
What The Harry Potter Series Gets Right About Education
“I can’t help but feeling the Harry Potter series was meant for the best students, that it was confirmation all the curious little things they’d noticed about school were actually curious, and all their suspicions that something more was going on at school than met the eye were wholly justified.” -from my latest for CiRCE
DaVila On Starting Over
““Everything that interrupts a tradition obliges us to start over.And every origin is bloody.” ― Nicolás Gómez Dávila
A Subtle But Important Change
“Artificial intelligence” seems much, much less impressive when you call it “fake intelligence,” even though that’s exactly what it is. I guess we could call it “vegan intelligence,” too.
School of Rock: What To Think, And How
“Watch School of Rock and then imagine Dewey Finn trying to make his students love rock music by asking them questions around a Harkness table.” -from my latest for CiRCE
One Of The Most Interesting Classical Teachers In The Country Is Now Teaching Online
Jonathan Councell is one of the most interesting classical high school teachers alive. He doesn’t have a big online presence, which makes this class a rarity. I definitely plan on taking it. Learn more and sign up here.
Loving Jesus Is Not Enough To Hold A Classical School Together
“There’s a tendency among modern Christians to throw the expression “loving Jesus” around as though it’s a universal solution to every theological, political, philosophical, aesthetic, moral and cultural dispute between baptized human beings, and that anyone who says otherwise is being legalistic or petty. However, it’s quite common for appeals to the fact we bothContinue reading “Loving Jesus Is Not Enough To Hold A Classical School Together”
Christmas Wish List
Air Jordan 1 Chicago “Lost And Found” (Size 13) Esteban Paris Neroli incense, or Legendes D’Orient incense The Robie House (also here) Charles Farris V: British Expedition candle The Balmoral by TRVDN Christo and Jean-Claude A bottle of the Witch L’Air de Panache Servis Cheetahs (size 13)
The Proverbial Guide To Christmas Gift-Giving
“It’s the thought that counts” is something people say when they get a lousy gift. Should they, though? The latest episode of Proverbial is out now.