Monthly Archives: June 2018

On the State of Political Rage, Part 15: #Resisttherage

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Ironically, as those who know me might note, here I am using a hashtag thing in my post title–ME, one of the remaining family/friends/colleagues who does not participate in social media, lol, outside of old-fashioned e-mail and … Continue reading

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ADDENDUM to Yesterday’s Post: “On Justice, Timing, the NDAA, and the IG Report…”–ENCOURAGEMENT

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Addendum to yesterday’s post: As my sister reminded me last night (and which I share with you here in these days that are so hard to “keep a level head”): STAY IN THE LOVE OF THE LORD … Continue reading

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On Justice, Timing, the NDAA, and the IG Report: Take Heart–“Though the mills of God grind slowly…” There Might Be A Reason

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila On Justice One of the most frustrating things in life is to wait for justice, particularly when evidence abounds. Just now, the “justice mills” here in the United States seem to be grinding the slowest in the … Continue reading

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On “Synth AI” versus “God I”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila On “Synth AI” Artificial intelligence will be sporting more and more of a human look and feel and, innovators hope, consciousness, as it, ah, computes itself closer to what is known as “the singularity.” Get a load … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude: A Bit of Lyrical Prescience from 1985

Rummaging through artifacts of my teaching career, I found a C.D. of this 1980’s Don Henley tune “Dirty Laundry” from a project put together  by a group of my A.P. Lit students in about 2008. Topic: yellow journalism.

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Another Take on Job as Prophetic and How God Foiled Satan’s Plan and Revealed Grace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I keep thinking about Job, you know the one, the (by all appearances tragic) hero of the book of the same name in the Old Testament of the Bible wherein Satan received permission from God to pummel … Continue reading

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