Category: War & Peace

An Incredible Story From Soviet Times

October 13th, 2011, 2 Comments

This was written by Tom Dailey, and I’ve lightly edited it: In 1965, I was stationed at the Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Center in San Diego. I was a Radioman 2nd. Class in the USN, at the time. One evening, at our radio club station (W6DCM – different license holder, now), I called CQ and got […]

War and Peace

May 30th, 2011, 4 Comments

I doubt I have ever read a book that had as significant an impact on me, and my act of reading it had on others, as this one. Conversations like this were frequent: Someone, upon seeing me reading my Kindle, would ask what I am reading. “War and Peace.” “Oh. . . uhm, wow.” “Yeah, […]

Is the Roman Emperor Still Your God?

February 19th, 2010, 27 Comments

In ancient Rome, the Imperial cult was the worship of the Roman emperor as a god. It came to be at roughly the same time as Christianity. In the cult of the emperor, Caesar was revered as a deity. According to Harvey Cox, “This was what we might today call a “civil religion” — it […]

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