Author Archives: Nathan Albright

About Nathan Albright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Shake It Off

I have commented a few times before about my fondness for Taylor Swift, and my ability to relate to her particularly approach and style [1]. To be sure, she is a musician that has attracted a fair amount of criticism, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Western United States: A Geographical Reader

The Western United States: A Geographical Reader, by Harold Wellman Fairbanks This is the sort of book that someone like me would have read in the early 1900’s (it was published in 1904) to acclimate themselves with life in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trial Of Jesus From A Lawyer’s Standpoint, Volume II

The Trial Of Jesus From A Lawyer’s Standpoint, Volume II: The Roman Trial, by Walter M. Chandler As commented on before [1], this volume is the second volume to an excellent work of history and legal analysis that looked at … Continue reading

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A Turn Of The Phrase

As someone whose primary interests in philosophy are in the area of epistemology, I am often greatly intrigued by matters of word use, especially in the way that the language of people often reveals hidden assumptions and a lack of … Continue reading

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Guns And Butter

During times of war or great conflict within society, there is often a disagreement as to the priority of guns or butter. Guns are defined as those resources that are outer-directed at resolving the crisis, such as destructive weapons or … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: The Ashgate Companion to The Thirty Year’s War

The Ashgate Research Companion to The Thirty Year’s War, edited by Olaf Asbach and Peter Schroder When I asked to review this book from the Michigan War Studies Review [1], the fellow in charge of sending out materials asked me … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trial Of Jesus From A Lawyer’s Standpoint, Volume 1

The Trial Of Jesus From A Lawyer’s Perspective, Volume 1: The Hebrew Trial, by Walter M. Chandler This happens to be a book I have had in my kindle app for over a year, and I finally started reading it … Continue reading

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Are You Gonna Cross That Line?

Today, I happened to think of a few related scenes involving the crossing of lines, which is a subject of some personal concern [1], and so I thought it would be worthwhile to show the results of my poetic pondering … Continue reading

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A Review Of The 2014 Oregon Men’s Weekend

Alright, so this was the second year in a row [1] that I went to the Oregon Men’s Weekend. Before I go into some of the details about this weekend, I would like to comment a little on some of … Continue reading

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I Wanna Get Better

On Sabbath I chatted with an acquaintance of mine about a couple who is splitting up that I know a little bit but not particularly well. As I was thinking about this particularly story, even without knowing (or wanting to … Continue reading

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