Day Bidet #64

Good times there are not forgotten

O come, O come Emmanuel:

  1. “You won’t find God on your own.” (Related. Related. Related.)
  2. Heroic—truly. (Related. Related. Related. Related. Also relatedplease homeschool your kids!) Unhinged. Also unhinged (buy bitcoin!). Unsurprising. Also unsurprising (Clown World!). Haunting. Heavenly! Wholesome. Very polite. (Related.)
  3. Craig Keener on miracles. (Related. Related!)
  4. “He ruined my career, but he didn’t ruin my life.”
  5. Food for thought. (More food for thought.)
  6. “We are still acting like boy scouts dragging reluctant old ladies across the streets they do not want to cross. We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders.” Some things never change!
  7. Jesus was a Southerner.


Ponder this thread and it’ll revolutionize how you think about the Internet…and the CIA…and maybe one or two other things. Then ponder this tweet and it’ll revolutionize how you think about modern history. Lastly, ponder this sentence: “The isolated imagination is easily corrupted by theory.”

Even in Clown World, genuine scholarship continues apace. (Related. Related.)

Yarvin: “In the 2020s, Science has killed more people than Hitler.” (Related: “When it comes to the COVID jab specifically, calculations by Steve Kirsch … suggest injuries are underreported by a factor of 41.” Related. Related. Related. Related. Related. Related—in their defense, who could have known ahead of time that viruses mutate? Related: “For many parents, the decision to volunteer their kids was easy.” Oof. Related—the experts have never been all that trustworthy. Nor the “fact-checkers.” As for the politicians…)

Thomas Merton: “Do not be too quick to condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for it is perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and sensuality and selfishness that have killed his faith.” (Related: “My own heart let me more have pity on.”)

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