How I Correctly Predicted the Election Outcome

It has been an interesting couple of days, hasn’t it! My youngest daughter Kaitlyn and I have exchanged more texts in these last two days than we have in the rest of our lives combined! Like me, she is a political junkie, except maybe more so. Both of us are also into data… and thereContinue reading “How I Correctly Predicted the Election Outcome”

Why People “Fly from Facts”

Why People “Fly from Facts” Sorry for this late and incomplete posting, friends.  I just couldn’t find a science and faith article that sparked my interest, and I just couldn’t find the mental energy to dig in to something.  This article from Scientific American will have to do.  The authors examine why people seem toContinue reading “Why People “Fly from Facts””

Is Democracy Backsliding?

Today, of course, marks the terminus of voting for the U.S. 2020 electoral season. By this evening, some 140-150 million Americans will have voted; about 60 percent of eligible voters. Experts predict it will be a record. That sounds like a win for democracy. And certainly it is better than when large groups of theContinue reading “Is Democracy Backsliding?”

To January 1st… and beyond!

If you have been following along with Internet Monk recently, you will know that the blog will be coming to an end on January 1st, and subsequently only available as a historical archive. That leaves with approximately sixteen posts after this one. Lets first talk about what I would like to cover over these sixteenContinue reading “To January 1st… and beyond!”

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 31, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 31, 2020 It’s Halloween 2020! Over the years, Internet Monk has been known to post articles about this celebration in response to various examples of hysteria and circus-like behavior on the part of some Christians. Here’s a list of those posts: The Great Pumpkin Proposes a Toast My AnnualContinue reading “The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 31, 2020”

Reconsider Jesus – Calling the Tax Collector (Mark 2:13-17)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents (Note: Ninety-eight expressions of interest in the book so far! Thank you, thank you! ) Calling the Tax Collector 13 Once again Jesus went out beside theContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – Calling the Tax Collector (Mark 2:13-17)”