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    Brown snakes, gastropods, and the very present darkness

    WE MOVED INTO¬†our present house in mid-2015. Whoever landscaped the place really had a thing for rocks. There may be excellent reasons to have rocks everywhere but sometimes they get in the way, especially during the annual mowing of the monkey grass. We have one bed that contains about a dozen rocks, each the size […]

    Pilgrim at Peachtree Creek

    The¬†South Fork of Peachtree Creek at the crossing near the Old Decatur Water Works Some books wait for you to be ready for them, then they call. Elizabeth and I were married in the summer of 1991. When she moved into my apartment in Durham she brought a paperback of Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker […]

    The world is not finite: final questions from the youth of Edina

    Master Bertram, Grabow Altarpiece (detail showing the creation of the beasts), c. 1383. I love how the lower section of the robe has been made to look like the sea Greetings, dear readers. I’ve had a very busy month of traveling and speaking and teaching and lots of other gerunds too. But no writing. It’s […]

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    Interview on the Christian Transhumanist Podcast

    The Lazarus story from John’s gospel is central for Christian Transhumanists There’s a thing called Transhumanism. Wikipedia describes it as an “international intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and creating widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities.” That’s about all I’m going to say […]

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