WEEKEND SHOCKCAST: Ecumenicism, Elections and the Saudis

Yesterday, I was so caught up in the idea of rhythms and cycles that I didn’t leave myself enough time for writing. So, if you were wondering why there was no Shock Letter, that was one part of the reason. However, I also have a Bible class that I teach on Fridays, so that’s the other part.

Lord willing, I will be able to write about what I think about the rhythms and cycles that we see in history, and talk about what those rhythms and cycles tell us about the future. Hopefully, bad news will take the week off, so that we can talk about all that.

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Voting Day

This is one of those days where the phrase, damned if you do and damned if you don’t applies. Those of you who still believe that it’s important to vote will go to the ballot box and vote for somebody that you hope isn’t an evil person-of-uncertain-parentage.

Unfortunately, most of the people on the ballot are complete people of uncertain parentage, so you are stuck with having to choose between the lesser of two weevils.

Since I am on the other side of the planet, I’ve avoided all that by convincing myself that my ballot will never be counted (true) and that my vote doesn’t matter (unknown).

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