Feb 24, 2020
"“Sinner” in Biblical Hebrew is “aval”, no doubt kabbalistically connected to our English word “evil”. The gematria value of “aval” is 106. Bishop Ussher, the Biblical chronologist who fixed Creation at 4004 BC, tells us that 106 years passed between Noah’s flood and the Tower of Babel. This is...
Feb 16, 2020
"April 22, 2017, San Jose. A piece of onion flew past my head. This was a common occurrence when I argued with Erica while she was trying to cook. Today we were arguing about the lyrics of American Pie. She thought it was about rock n’ roll. I thought it was about Christian soteriology’s claim to supersede the...
Feb 16, 2020
"Fill the god-shaped hole in your soul with molten metal, then
shatter your soul, leaving only a metal god
— Gap Of Gods"
This is a serialized story narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, Scott Alexander. The original text is here:
Feb 4, 2020
"Somehow the Comet King had become an adult. He had skipped puberty, telling Father Ellis that it sounded like too much trouble. One day he was a child; the next, his voice dropped, white hair grew on his chest, and he declared he would be having children. All the children.
His logic was simple. His heavenly descent gave...