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How I Protect Myself

How I Protect Myself

Security agencies had expected the adoption of encryption technologies to slowly develop. James Clapper, the former head of U.S. National Intelligence, said that with the revelations made by Edward Snowden the use of encryption jumped ahead by seven years. I wonder if...
Back to the Crystal Prison

Back to the Crystal Prison

On Oct 9, 2013, I wrote a blog post about how I was breaking out of Apple’s Crystal Prison by moving from an iPhone to an Android smartphone. Instead of upgrading from an iPhone 4 to 5S, I instead bought a Samsung Note 3. Well, after struggling with Android for...
Conversion to the Gospel

Conversion to the Gospel

Sex. As a society, we are obsessed with sex. It is, at the same time, both widely available through Internet porn and also something hidden away and whispered about. Perhaps because it is repressed, sex has become an obsession for us. Due to our obsession, it is what...
Waging War Yet Again

Waging War Yet Again

I went on a retreat last weekend with the Spanish-speaking Secular Franciscan fraternity which meets at St. Anthony Shrine. We were at a beautiful Benedictine monastery in Still River, Mass. The weather was perfect, with blue skies, warm days and cool nights. The...
Absent on Syria

Absent on Syria

“The president does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.” –Barack Obama, 2007...