Author Archives: Dave

DaveTown – The Tumblr Years

For a couple years now, this particular version of my blog has been lost in cyberspace, only to reappear in the last week or so. I moved the whole operation over to Tumblr. You can see it Here. Here  is … Continue reading

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Latest ToonDoo

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The worst power of an evil mood is this – it makes the bastard self seem in the right” – George MacDonald

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How To Enjoy Being A Teacher

You have to like kids. This is the sine qua non of teaching. If you don’t genuinely like kids, go be a Mall Cop, where this would be an advantage. You really have to have a keen sense of humor … Continue reading

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My First ToonDoo

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Nail . . . Head

Dave hits the nail on the head with this post about power vs. ideology as the engine that drives politics.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

A doubleheader today, both from the always excellent Positivity Blog “The resistance to the unpleasant situation is the root of suffering.” – Ram Dass. Pain is unavoidable in life. Suffering is however optional. – Henrik Edberg

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MORE CONTRARIANISM

This time on the economy, from Lew Rockwell at the Mises Institute. Money quote: Sometimes the bad news is the good news. So it is with the report that retail sales are down by 0.1 percent in July, the sharpest … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. – Albert Einstein

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TOP FIVE

TOP FIVE MOVIE LINES:(Not of ‘all times’ or anything like that, but rather in my own particular and admittedly odd view of great 20th Century cee-nee-ma) “You keep using that word . . . I do not think it means … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Cowardice … is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.” – Ernest Hemingway

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

The losing of things is of the mercy of God; it comes to teach us to let them go. –George MacDonald

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INTERESTING VIEW OF GAS PRICES

And probably the correct one.

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If Al Gore and Yassar Arafat Have One, Why not?

Hello and Welcome, to another episode of MisconceptionBusters. MisconceptionBusters . . . It’s not as fun as MythBusters, but just as important. Today on MisconceptionBusters, we look at the idea that Wal-Mart is evil, through the eyes of a Canadian … Continue reading

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ANGER

This is without a doubt the best thing I’ve ever read on the subject of anger. It’s really no surprise it comes from the pen of Mark Shea For righteous anger is not sin if we use it as God … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

 . . . Cyberspace, where judgment andcondemnation flow like wine. – Mark Shea Powered by ScribeFire.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Keep us, Lord, from the love that deceives and from the candor that wounds.” – Albert C. Outler Powered by ScribeFire.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

EDITOR’S NOTE: Generally, I get the QOTD from something I’m reading or something I hear whilst living my exciting daily life. Today I’m lowering my standards, and swiping it from my Google homepage, because it’s just too good not to. … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Fat is this year’s thin” – John Lydon

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ALL THAT IS SEEN AND UNSEEN

Go read this fine essay by Frederica Mathewes-Green on the religiosity of science and they scientificness of religion. (I know scientificness probably won’t be found in Websters, but I’m wordsmith here, I can create if I want.)

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