Vegas is hyperreality: I think I passed Elton John in a casino but it might not have been him and it doesn’t matter anyway

That's the thing about Vegas. It's hard to tell what's real and what's not.  The portly man in a baseball cap wading through throngs of tourists in the neon-flashing halls of Caeser's Palace may well have been Elton John. Why not? According to the giant billboard outside, he was scheduled to perform at the hotel that weekend. Then …

How The Virgin Mary Gave Us Humility – And Why It Matters

Instinct tells me not to write a post about religion. Nothing provokes so much anger, so much disdain as religion. However, on Sunday I listened to a very thought-provoking sermon at church that I want to share with you, and with Christmas only three days away I thought it would be a pertinent topic to bring to the virtual table... …