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A Review Of Seven Movies I’ve Seen And Two That Haven’t Been Made Yet

4. A Dangerous World 5. Tries To Snuff Out Hope 6. And Fails 1. A crowded world 2. Tears itself apart 3. And never stops bleeding 7. An empty world 8. Revisits the past 9. With unknown consequences Advertisements

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Learning From Leviathan

The below comes from a sermon I was invited to give at my childhood church. It was originally published on their website.  There’s a video of me giving the sermon embedded below, and an audio-only version here. Kelsey D. Atherton … Continue reading

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The Subtweet Heard Round The World

As of the time of this writing, my second-most-popular tweet of all time is a subtweet just barely over a day old. Trump supporters attacking the Holocaust Museum for supporting persecuted refugees is a real thing on the internet today. — … Continue reading

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Technology And The Necessity Of Uneven Mourning

In the twenty-four hours since the attack, I stared at a glowing rectangle, looking for answers. I am a journalist by trade, and we as a profession mine tragedy for truth. This was big, we knew. This was dark, we … Continue reading

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2014 In Review

As is tradition, I start the New Year by reviewing it as though already passed. When the year ends, I’ll come back and fact-check my predictions, as voluntary pundit accountability. (My 2012 predictions and 2013 predictions can be found here). In … Continue reading

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2013 Year In Review

In late 2011, I wrote a review of 2012 as though it had already passed. Then I reviewed my predictions against the newly-sealed historical record. Now, an exercise in the same: here is what happened in 2013. Syria Despite two … Continue reading

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Future Hindsight: My Preemptive Year in Review in Review

In late 2011, as everyone was summarizing the year just passed, I set out to concisely describe what would happen in 2012, but all past tense. In the spirit of accountable pundits, it is time to check my predictions against reality. Afghanistan … Continue reading

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