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Matt Forney: Review of Ecclesiastes

Reprinted with kind permission from The Real Matt Forney. It’s funny: for a guy who went to a Catholic school, I really don’t remember much about the Bible. We had religion classes once a day during my entire tenure there, but I never cottoned to my school’s limp-wristed, social justice interpretation of Christianity, and I […]

Are We There Yet? William Powell Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. In November 1991 I published a review of William Powell’s book The Anarchist Cookbook in my zine OVO.  I received the review without credit, but now I know the review was originally published in the New Libertarian, Volume V, Number III, April 1988.  Powell has […]

Trevor Blake: Year in Review 2013

Prescriptions, claims about how things should be, have their place. Their place is largely in my past and outside of me. I know what I prefer but can’t tease out of that how things should be. I am humbled by how wrong I was about how things should be in the face of what is. […]

Are We There Yet? Ex Cathedra Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Ex Cathedra: Thinking Globally, Ranting Locally (early 2007): When the Pope proclaims an infallible religious truth, he does it ex cathedra. In Latin, ex cathedra means “from the chair.” Professors who hold “chairs” in universities participate in the same image, although with a far higher […]

The Gospel According to Malfew Seklew

Buy The Gospel According to Malfew Seklew for $4.95 for Kindle at amazon.com “Like Thomas Paine, Malfew Seklew rips the mask of sham and pretense from the hypocrites and fakers and will be appreciated about 100 years after he is dead.” Malfew Seklew is to the pen what his friend and flat-mate of Ragnar Redbeard (author […]