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Stupid Doesn't Work

July 30, 2021 · C.E. Carter · 3 min read

Many Christians today are Modernists. Without admitting it, they suppose that the Universe in and of itself is a flat, meaningless, mostly empty void sparsely populated with matter and energy. Consequently the only meaning that can be attributed to the workings of the Universe is the meaning whic...

Just Gotta Say It...

July 14, 2021 · C.E. Carter · 0 min read

If you’re a “democratic socialist” or a BLM supporter who also opposes communism in Cuba, you need to reexamine how consistent your worldview actually is.You’re probably also one of those vegetarians who eats fish.

A Better Interpretation of Matthew 21:18-22

July 12, 2021 · C.E. Carter · 5 min read

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen. And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have fa...

Decadence, and the Decline of the American Empire

June 17, 2021 · C.E. Carter · 5 min read

A few months ago, a good friend of mine sent me an essay written by notable British general and historian Sir John Bagot Glubb called The Fate of Empires in which he examined the lifespans of eleven different empires across history. Glubb’s observation was that each empire spanned a period of app...

Marvel Movies and Worldview Yearnings

June 15, 2021 · C.E. Carter · 2 min read

I recently rewatched Thor Ragnarok with some friends of mine. I remember the first time I watched it was with a good friend of mine who is an avid both of Marvel and of seeing films in the theatre. Ragnarok is entertaining and silly, of course, but the imagery of gods, prophecies, cosmic adventur...