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Harold Steiner
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Book Review - Allah: A Christian Response
You might remember that last year I wrote reviews of books by Nabeel Qureshi. The latter review of No God But One  covered a crucial topic for Qureshi: Are Islam and Christianity really all that different? A friend of mine suggested my next book be Miroslav...
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On The Paris Climate Treaty Exit
I've written sparingly about global warming/climate change over the years. I'll be the first to tell you that most of the actual science that comes from the myriad concerned fields goes right over my head. I do take quite a bit of it with a grain of salt, n...
On The Paris Climate Treaty Exit
On The Paris Climate Treaty Exit
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On Origins and the Molecular Basis of Life
I've said on a number of posts, mostly about the possibility of life on other planets, that I don't particularly buy into the idea of a chemical origin of life. This often leads to some awkwardness in my professional life. I have advanced degrees in life sc...
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Chasing the Wind: Of Pain and Sovereignty
In my last entry of the series , I didn't dwell on the text of Ecclesiastes in order to present some arguments that I'd need to return to later. In retrospect, my discussion on God's sovereignty would have been all the better for consideration of the follow...
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Sentinels of the Multiverse RPG - Campaign Characters
With the news that Young Justice is returning for a third season, it seemed like a good time to finish off my posts about my Sentinels of the Multiverse RPG. I've previously discussed choosing the system and the character building rules . Now, it's time to ...
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Missionaries to Mars
Every time there's exciting news about space, whether it's missions of exploration, the discovery of new celestial bodies, or an advancement in relevant technology, speculation starts flying about extraterrestrial life. One variant of that you don't see ver...
Missionaries to Mars
Missionaries to Mars
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Chasing the Wind: Our Story
I mentioned in the first entry for this series that I've been re-reading some philosophy books. In A.J. Ayer's The Claims of Philosophy , I came across this paragraph: But for now, it may be objected, suppose that the world is designed by a superior being. ...
Chasing the Wind: Our Story
Chasing the Wind: Our Story
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World building, granularity, and the long payoff
When I wrote about the introduction of the Patriarch , I mentioned that he never spoke for himself, but had a red imp familiar who sat on his shoulder and spoke for him. This was an attempt at world building that never came to fruition, and it's a pretty co...
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There's No Place Like Home
"Howdy neighbor!" Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser I've got another post in the works on topic of Meaning, but it's been almost two weeks since my last post went up, and I wanted to break the silence with something that's a bit easier to write. There's been quite ...
There's No Place Like Home
There's No Place Like Home
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RPG a Day - Post Mortem
I started doing the "RPG a Day" activity as a way of jump-starting the writing process. You might notice the blog's been a little thin on content the last few, erm . . . years. Well, it was certainly successful on that score. My enthusiasm for writing has b...
RPG a Day - Post Mortem
RPG a Day - Post Mortem
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