On Blog Stats

Just to say, it’s great to see the blog Stats are up again! Thank you for visiting. The traffic indicates that things are busy indeed. So far, this is how we are doing today: Visits per country: The most popular (which are reflected in the stats) are: The list continues… Even when I wasn’t blogging (for…

Let’s Not Move to Mars

Let’s not: IN the early years of the 20th century, zeppelins filled with flammable and explosive hydrogen were all the rage in Germany, a reckless infatuation that ended with the eruption and crash of the Hindenburg in 1937. Sometimes, technology is a triumph of wild-eyed enthusiasm over the unpleasant facts of the real world. Today…

Rules for Troll Handling

Via Route 5:9 Ah, internet trolls. They can be found in their natural habitat all over the world wide web from the comments sections of YouTube, Reddit, and CNN to Christianity Today and The Gospel Coalition. If you’ve ever spent any time online, you’ve probably come across one which is why I found this article by…

I’m Sending Out Spam!

So yesterday, I thought my e-mail had been hacked when several contacts on my Gmail account notified me of a suspicious email that had as a heading line: RE: Fr Stephen Smuts – 7/14/2014 10:36:01 AM There was only a single link contained in the mail which my own antivirus wouldn’t let me open. Much to my embarrassment,…