Why I Converted to Orthodoxy

This past Saturday ("Bright Saturday" in Orthodoxy) I was officially Baptised and Chrismated into Orthodox Christianity at St. Ksenia of St. Petersburg's Russian Orthodox Church. This is a culmination of a couple of years reconsidering the Evangelical Protestant faith of my childhood, and I decided to share my reasoning.

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Categories: Religion
Date: 2017-04-27 03:20:55, 31 days ago

Christ is Risen

Christ is risen from the dead,
trampling down death by death,
and upon those in the tombs bestowing life!
Icon of the Resurrection of Christ from Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Butte, Mt

Categories: Religion
Date: 2017-04-16 22:30:32, 42 days ago

Book Review: Time Enough for Love: 2/5 Stars

According to Lazarus Long love is what happens when you're not having sex. Having now read Time Enough for Love, apparently "love" primarily consists of talking about sex, and making-out with teenage girls.

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2017-02-22 23:08:40, 95 days ago

Cartoonish Chivalry and Daughters

American Dad and Dalrock have some posts up on the sort of cartoonish "chivalry" that some fathers at least joke that they'll use with any guy trying to date their daughters. (eg: "Toss him a shotgun shell, and tell him it moves a lot faster after 11.")

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Date: 2017-02-03 06:19:00, 114 days ago

Fiction: Bluffing

Letter to the Glibelian Ambassador dated 4th of Solu in the 7th year of Emperor Halak II [Approximately 2nd of December 2031 AD]

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Categories: Writing
Date: 2016-10-15 06:43:13, 225 days ago

Linkage

Just sharing some more links:

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Categories: Linkage, Politics
Date: 2016-02-11 03:51:29, 1 year and 107 days ago

Semi-regular Linkage

First up with have Tom Kratman's story of a hypothetical [hopefully] politically correct military (part 1, part 2, and part 3). Here's how it starts (hint: it doesn't get any better, or any less funny):

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Date: 2016-01-20 08:08:03, 1 year and 129 days ago

Harvard Classics 7 & 8: Christianity and the Theatre

At this rate I should be finishing the Harvard Classics in around 2026. Oh well, on to the latest update.

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Date: 2016-01-11 00:21:36, 1 year and 138 days ago

Linkage

Some links that I thought where worth sharing.

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Date: 2015-12-14 01:45:36, 1 year and 166 days ago

Presidential Candidate with the Most American Surname

So, for anyone living under a rock, apparently the Yanks are having a Presidential election, and it's my duty as a random guy on the Internet to have an opinion on the election. I haven't really been paying much attention to the issues, but I can use help you out with by far the most important issue: Who has the most American Surname.

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Categories: Politics, Stats
Date: 2015-12-08 03:29:14, 1 year and 172 days ago