Seven days, seven links (one day late this time—apologies!):
- “Was there a guard at Jesus’ tomb?”
- “Marx writes of his triumph after he shall have destroyed God’s created world…. An insatiable spender of other people’s money, Marx continually complained about a shortage of financial means. … Marx affected a hatred and contempt for the very material resource he was so anxious to cadge and use so recklessly.”
- “Torment in the dark was the danger that I feared, and it did not hold me back. But I would have never come, had I known the danger of light and joy.”
- Fake news. Fake news. Fake news. Fake news. Fake news.
- Peter Goeman argues that Nero is not the man whose number is 666.
- Carnivore success story. (Related. Related. Related. Related.)
- “Your being increases in the measure that you give it away. Your being decreases in the measure that you cling to it.”
You can’t trust the experts: “[T]he economic cost of social distancing and lockdowns will likely be more than $1 trillion. And that’s an understatement of the costs when you consider increased suicides and other social losses not captured in gross domestic product. For example, parents of young children have widely noted their kids’ gloomy outlook when not allowed to be with friends.”