Approximately Forever Posts

Human life cannot be formless. We live by patterns. We move in comradeships. Conformity is evil when it distorts, flattens, and erases fruitful ways, strong ideas, natural identities; it is…

Life

In his recent essay, Did Robert E. Lee Commit Treason?, Civil War historian Allen C. Guelzo discusses the Confederate surrender and its immediate aftermath. With the benefit of 20/20 hindsight,…

History

I listen to a podcast called No Sleep. It’s a horror audio drama show with user-submitted stories. I wrote a script, but realized it’s not long enough. I doubt I’ll…

Fiction

I just read an article about a phenomena called angel’s glow which purportedly occurred on the battlefield after the Battle of Shiloh (April 6, 1862). According to the legend, some…

History

A few years back, I took twelve colleagues to a Pirates game. The American and Japanese spectators cheered for the hometeam, booed the umpire, and jumped out of their seats…

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