Expressions of The Essential Jesus Christ

Expressions of The Essential Jesus Christ By David Metcalfe August 15, 2018 Socializing the Cultural Jesus I was recently discussing plans for the fall with a friend, and he talked about how he likes the secular culture for the drinking, parties, and critical thinking, but also likes the Christian culture for the friends, spirituality and fun social events, so he wants to go to a … Continue reading Expressions of The Essential Jesus Christ

How To Bake A Cake For A Gay Wedding

How To Bake A Cake For A Gay Wedding By David Metcalfe August 2, 2018 When a couple orders a wedding cake at your bakery, it is a very simple process to prepare a cake that will lovely compliment the wedding. First, you’ll need to gather your ingredients. These include butter, sugar, salt, flavoring, eggs, and flour. Then mix your ingredients together into the cake … Continue reading How To Bake A Cake For A Gay Wedding

The Superpowered Patriarchy: Superhero Mania and the Subtle Mediation of Misogyny

The Superpowered Patriarchy: Superhero Mania and the Subtle Mediation of Misogyny By David Metcalfe July 24, 2018 Superheroes Are Cool (As Long As You Don’t Read About Them) I walk through Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue on a regular basis. There is nowhere else in the city that has such eclectic subcultural expression, and it provides a wonderful setting for ethnographic study; which is like finding buried … Continue reading The Superpowered Patriarchy: Superhero Mania and the Subtle Mediation of Misogyny

What’s So Funny About That? Relating Social Deconstructionism as a Theory of Humor

What’s So Funny About That? Relating Social Deconstructionism as a Theory of Humor By David Metcalfe July 12, 2018 Introduction There are few things that I can truly say have been a central part of my identity for any length of time. Soccer, Xbox, superhero movies, and skateboarding are just a few of the many casualties of maturity; relinquished and replaced. But three things have … Continue reading What’s So Funny About That? Relating Social Deconstructionism as a Theory of Humor

How To Perform Open Heart Surgery (and recommendations for better thinking)

How To Perform Open Heart Surgery (and recommendations for better thinking) By David Metcalfe July 5, 2018 Cardiology Is So Simple! Doctors think they know so much just because they have “proper training” and “experience”. And yet, with all this supposed “knowledge”, more than 90% of open-heart surgeries are complete failures that result in the death of the patient. So, I did my own research, … Continue reading How To Perform Open Heart Surgery (and recommendations for better thinking)

My Life Will Never Be Good Enough For You Idiots

Why My Life Will Never Be Good Enough For You Idiots By David Metcalfe June 24, 2018 If Only I Had… Money If only I had money, my life would be good enough. If only I made $30,000/year, I could live in a nice apartment, eat out at restaurants, and own a car. Actually, I’d rather live in a house than an apartment. Let’s make … Continue reading My Life Will Never Be Good Enough For You Idiots

The Most Good You Can Be: The Next Stage in Solving Poverty

The Most Good You Can Be: The Next Stage in Solving Poverty By David Metcalfe June 17, 2018 Introduction Everyone knows that one person who is the “ultimate altruist”, and a totally pretentious, arrogant, condescending, sanctimonious annoyance to everyone around them. You know the one I’m talking about? The person who is obsessed with saving humpback dolphins off the Moroccan coast or whatever, and thinks … Continue reading The Most Good You Can Be: The Next Stage in Solving Poverty