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[1 Ne. 3] Of stoves being left on

Herein is the first traditional nugget from the narrative as focused on in the Doctrine of Correlation. Second only to 1 Nephi 1:1 in repetitive utterances in repetition, 1 Nephi 3:7 rears it’s bane-of-seminarian’s head. The angst commonly associated is a procedural one, from not applying context. That context is found in the astronomically distant […]

[1 Ne. 2] Road to Camp Gra’nada

Nibley alone’s probably spent a good thousand pages per verse for the first half of the chapter commentating about how the narrative fits the locale and culture and linguistic forms. As not all have punched their ticket with Twain and his Innocents Abroad, those nuances are lost on the casual reader. Suffice it to say […]

[1 Ne. 1] And what to do about it

[Link] In most any application of The Hero’s Journey, there is an early stupor of innocence in ignorance. There ideally though is a dualistic spark to begin said journey. It’s not any wonder then that there is set an initial pattern of coexistent inspiration and initiative, to be repeated and emphasized and applied.

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[Intro] Skipping ahead, or not

So there’s this book that exists. And that is the conundrum. It sits there minding its own business. Actually, not even that, it is just a bleached dead tree, or electrified blob of sand. But what to do about it? Why can’t we leave it alone?

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I c ur myopia

Well now this certainly didn’t come from RIM… Hilmar also commented that after a decade of running CCP he had heard so much naysaying (a team of noobs making a computer game in Iceland is never going to work, it will never work to make everyone play on the same server, you’ll never get more than 200.000 […]

Housekeeping

I’m starting to notice a bit of a pattern, I may chose to discuss it further at another time. In the mean time, there’s several niggly points I wish to address over several subsequent posts. First some randomness… JOIN statements really are that simple, you just have to understand how the pieces connect. Napkins and […]