Category Archives: Articles

Posts addressing a specific topic… ostensibly.

IP is Inverse Marxism

Been listening to Jordan Peterson a lot recently. Specifically thinking about the specter of Marxism that he’s afraid will re-assail the world. Here are my thoughts: http://blog.hawkbats.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Socialism.ogg There is much in Socialism that is wicked and perverse, and for the … Continue reading

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TwinWorld Logo

A decade or two ago my brothers and I optimistically set out to make a webcomic. We didn’t have an artist, so the creation was primarily that of worldbuilding. You can read our notes here: http://hozz.peripheralarbor.com/ In the years since, … Continue reading

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The Seven Superpowers

It is my conclusion that these powers are not only real, but achievable for every person if we will lay aside sin and earnestly practice sanctity. Continue reading

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Random Math

I was telling the kids how fast computers are, and to demonstrate I wrote this Python program to do simple multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.

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Vacation Trials

We took a family vacation 2017-05-27 thru 2017-06-29, swinging around the western third of the USA. I was working remote during the entire trip, which set the stress levels a bit high just off the bat. The whole family came … Continue reading

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Fragments of the Hero’s Journey

After listening to quite a few Jordan B. Peterson lectures – perhaps a few too many if that is possible – I clambered up into my tree fort – though tree seat might be a better description – and wrote … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Everfall – Shadow of the Conqueror: Review and Feedback

This is a detailed review, response, and rebuttal of the fantasy book “Chronicles of Everfall – Shadow of the Conqueror” By Shad M. Brooks, abbreviated occasionally as SotC in this essay. It’s quite interesting to hear Shad describe himself as … Continue reading

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Open Wide Our Hearts: Thoughts

I support the substance of the letter in so far as it calls us to recognize the common dignity of all humanity before God.
I oppose the letter where it draws more from the tainted wells of identity politics and non-normalized statistics than it does from the Holy Scriptures. Continue reading

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Arguments for Tyranny

I’ve already made several forays into the realm of the nature of proper governance. Here’s the most extensive of them: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19rbQXwCG7az5DCV4Gc6YpIm-Vk1ZuunlRor0_407Gy8/edit?usp=sharing Which was itself heavily informed by the writings of one Frederic Bastiat, some of which passages I have commented … Continue reading

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Critical Damage and Random Numbers

So I was thinking about critical hits, where some attacks do much more damage than others. Normally, this is just a 2x or 3x bonus. But what if you wanted occasional 30 or 200 times the damage? And what if … Continue reading

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