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Perverse Coverage

Posted in uncategorized with tags on September 27, 2022 by andelino

Media elites reveal more about themselves than about the Queen or her realm.

The death of Queen Elizabeth II last week inspired a phenomenal outpouring of grieving, sympathy, nostalgia and gratitude from people worldwide. Scots, Englishmen and others came out in masses, filling streets in mannerly throngs to pay respect as her flag-draped casket passed by on the way to her palace, where innumerable blooms had been laid.

Read more at “The American Press’s Perverse Coverage of the Queen’s Death”

Top Floor at the Tower

Posted in uncategorized with tags on September 27, 2022 by andelino

“Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven” (Genesis 11:4)

The project is impossibly enormous. It sprawls across city blocks and beyond. It contains trillions of parts and counting, accumulated into one mountainous human effort. Its mass is seismic, its height is dominating, and it keeps growing. It’s a project best measured not in feet, miles or megatons, but in lives.

This is a description of the Genesis 11 tower of Babel, perhaps somewhat accurately captured in well-known illustrations like those of Peter Bruegel the Elder and others.

Read more at “Top Floor at the Tower”

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