Daily Archives: 3 December 2015

Gambit’s Advent Pageant

This past Tuesday’s first reading included verse 7c from Isaiah 11: … the lion shall eat hay like the ox. Or was it, “The cat shall eat hay like the guinea pig”?

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On My Bookshelf: The End of Eternity

I’ve read a lot of Isaac Asimov, mainly when I was a teen and college student. I had never cracked his short novel The End of Eternity until last week. If you are familiar with time travel and the various … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 173: Balancing National Sovereignty With International Agreements

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. One of the biggest obstacles to action: 173. Enforceable international agreements are urgently needed, since local authorities are not always capable of effective intervention. Relations between states must … Continue reading

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