“We are Forerunners. Guardians of all that exists. The roots of the Galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending. Where there is life, the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence blossoms… And the impervious shelter, beneath which it has prospered.”

The obligatory “I hate sportzball” note

The obligatory “I hate sportzball” note

There is now quite a lot of hoo-hah about something called the “UEFA FIFA World Cup”, which apparently involves various national teams of 11 play-actors flopping around on something resembling a big rectangular pitch made of grass whenever so much as a...
Domain Query: Tick Tock BOOM

Domain Query: Tick Tock BOOM

This episode of Domain Query is in response to an excellent question from reader G W on my Didactic Mind Telegram channel. The question related to the possibility of an American debt default, and the consequences thereof. Essentially, I was asked: “what would be...
Vote Cthulhu 2024

Vote Cthulhu 2024

Doubtless you have seen or heard by now the announcement from His Most Illustrious, Noble, August, Benevolent, and Legendary Celestial Majesty, the God-Emperor of Mankind, Donaldus Triumphus Magnus Astra, the First of His Name, the Lion of Midnight, may the Lord bless...
Monday morning werewolfing

Monday morning werewolfing

Monday is one of those days when you really just don’t want to do ANYTHING. It takes ages to get up and ready and motivated for anything. The weekends are never long enough, the hangovers are too horrid, and the coffee required to overcome such problems...
Friday T&A: Remembrancer Edition

Friday T&A: Remembrancer Edition

Today is November 11th, which the citizens of the Commonwealth often celebrate as “Armistice Day”, and which Americans call “Veterans’ Day”. Either way, it is a day of solemn remembrance and respect for the dead of past wars, who fought...
The Kherson Khatastrophe

The Kherson Khatastrophe

As of early this morning, Moscow time, roughly 30,000 Russian troops withdrew with virtually all of their equipment from Kherson City, located on the right (or west) bank of the Dnieper River, to the left (or east) bank. (The directions are immensely confusing –...
No repentance, no forgiveness

No repentance, no forgiveness

There has been quite a bit of traffic circulating of late about an article by one Emily Oster of a rather disreputable toilet-paper substitute (not a very good one, at that) called The Atlantic, in which she called for a “Pandemic Amnesty”. The responses,...
Monday morning death by PowerPoint

Monday morning death by PowerPoint

Weeks are like Lazy Susans – if you just wait long enough, the worst things always come right back around. Like Mondays. And there is really nothing worse than dragging your hungover butt into the office on a Monday, only to find yourself facing a day of endless...
Sunday Scripture: The Covenant Renewed in Moab

Sunday Scripture: The New Covenant

31 “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, 32 not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring...
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