Taxes and Beer

This is a silly little parable that has floated around on 4chan for a while: Suppose that once a week, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this. The first four … More Taxes and Beer

Standing Tall & Proud, or a Slanty Shanty? The Foundation Myth of your society explains why it is so

Interesting little post from 4chan: How do you recognise a foundation myth? It fulfils three functions. 1)It explains the origin and structure of the world (and society). 2)It defines ultimate good and evil (and from those definitions are derived the values that are used to justify the holding of power). 3)It determines what is held … More Standing Tall & Proud, or a Slanty Shanty? The Foundation Myth of your society explains why it is so

Church Shopping and Grimoire Shopping – shared pitfalls between Christians and occultists

“Surely you know that if a man can’t be cured of churchgoing, the next best thing is to send him all over the neighborhood looking for the church that ‘suits’ him until he becomes a taster or connoisseur of churches.” – Screwtape from the Screwtape Letters The above quote is from the book The Screwtape … More Church Shopping and Grimoire Shopping – shared pitfalls between Christians and occultists