Breaking down the Episode IX trailer and what it means
I was not quite as joyous when I left the movie theater last night. Shazam! is a fun and refreshing take on the superhero origin story, but the legitimate elation of this movie is surrounded in such a weak plot I left the theater underwhelmed.
New Orleans represents an experiment in school choice and what happens when you introduce capitalism into education.
On Monday, The New York Times published an opinion by Peter Atterton, a philosopher at San Diego State University, entitled “A God Problem.” The subtitle reads “Perfect. All-Powerful All-Knowing. The idea of the deity most Westerners accept is not actually coherent.” His argument is that God cannot be simultaneously perfect, all-powerful, and all-knowing. Atterton is not the first person to ask this question, nor has he done it particularly eloquently.
Last night, Barr sent his summary of the report to Congress. Mueller had been locking at two issues, Russia's dissemination of disinformation on social media, and second the Russian government hacking of the DNC. Mueller found no evidence of collusion on either account. From Barr's report, "the special counsel's investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 Presidential election."
While I enjoy seeing our heroes, I don’t feel consider any of the Marvel films truly great films. None of them are in my top 25 all time movie list, and none of them are even in my top 5 all time superhero movies. Even the good ones, like Captain America Civil War, are a great spectacle, but they’re sort on real substance.
But as tragedy continues to strike unabated by our prayers, it might be nice to ask why we pray. If we pray, and nothing seems to happen, why keep praying? At what point does our faith become insanity, repeating the same thing and expecting different results?