Archive for ‘August, 2012

Of Acts of God


Since hurricane¬†Isaac is on most everyone’s mind right now, I thought I would engage in a little climatological musing, and perhaps some metaphysical reflection as well. When I was in the insurance business I got told by clients from time to time that it was their understanding that certain “acts of God” weren’t covered by […] Read more »

Of Selfhood


We just recently saw at the Crescent theater downtown the movie Beasts of the Southern Wild. I think Wednesday night is its last showing here, but if you can’t catch it here, for goodness sake rent it. It is a mythic tale of epic proportions¬†of the human spirit. It is about a fictional community living […] Read more »