Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Market

Isn’t the market doing great? Yesterday morning when I left town, the price of gas was 3.23. By the time I got home (about 6 pm) it was down to 3.16. When I went out this morning (about 9am), it … Continue reading

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Crunchy or Soggy?

Glenn Reynolds makes this observation about the call for greater regulation in financial markets: There is an argument, instead, for crunchy systems where problems are immediately obvious, instead of “soggy” ones where they are not. Regulation, etc., tends to make … Continue reading

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A Problem of Trust

By the time you read this, at least a week will have passed. I don’t know what the markets will do between now and then. Like the rest of you, I know that most of our investments have gone down … Continue reading

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Thinking in the background

As one of the consequences of having a short attention span, I tend to be reading several (non-fiction) books at a time. Two books I’m reading now are Bruce Ellis Benson’s Graven IdeologiesL Nietzsche, Derrida & Marion on Modern Idolatry … Continue reading

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Trends in American Preaching

Here’s the first report on some of what Tom Long had to say at a Baylor preaching convocation earlier in the week. The narrative style of preaching, which arose in the early 1960s with the demise of the didactic style … Continue reading

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