I just finished watching The Impossible, a new film in which a youngish couple played by Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts bring their three boys to Indonesia and settle into a coastal bungalow just in time for the 2004 tsunami―the … Continue reading
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A friend sent me a piece about the human mind that is well worth sharing. As is his custom, Fred selected this from among the often neglected archives of 19th-century letters.
Posted in The Mind
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“Shall the Adversary thus obtain his end, and frustrate thine? Shall he fulfil his malice, and thy goodness bring to naught?” –John Milton, Paradise Lost I was pondering the existence of good and evil recently. Whether it’s because I’ve been battling … Continue reading