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Pray for Light in the Darkness

Posted August 15, 2016 By John C Wright

For those of you suffering from the two-dimensional worldview called secularism, which ignores all spiritual reality, or you Christians suffering from complacency, where you perhaps think our current spiritual reality is in good order, here is a reminder that we human live on a battlefield where godlike powers, principalities, dominions, archangels and angels wrestle over the […]

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Speaking Truth to Power is Speaking Love

Posted April 6, 2016 By John C Wright

A reader thanked me for speaking the truth. The compliment shames me, for I see my shortcomings. I wish I spoke the more of the truth, a more holy truth,  more often. Often I speak out of wrath, and that is always a lie. The Leftists, and Jihadists, Newspapermen, SJWs, Morlocks, Puppykickers and Crybullies all […]

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5000 Thanks for Dr T

Posted March 24, 2016 By John C Wright

A few days ago I wrote a post where I mentioned an album I was eyeing with envy, for some enterprising and unduly devout music historian had unearthed the long lost original soundtrack, and music sketches, alternate versions and cut themes from that wonderful and criminally obscure film THE 5000 FINGERS OF DR T, the […]

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Farewell to David Hartwell from his Wife

Posted January 22, 2016 By John C Wright

This is from the pen of Kathryn Cramer, wife of David Hartwell. The words below are hers, not mine. Til Death Did Us Part I just awoke from this horrible dream that David Hartwell, my husband, had fallen down the stairs and died. And now that I am fully awake, it is still true, and […]

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Farewell to David Hartwell from a Friend

Posted January 21, 2016 By John C Wright

This is from the pen of Andy Duncan, award-wining writer who talked to Mr.Hartwell but yesterday. The words below are his, not mine. David G. Hartwell and I talked on the phone for about an hour Tuesday afternoon, between 3 and 4, Eastern time. I was returning his call. Once our small business was done, […]

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David Geddes Hartwell, 1941-2016

Posted January 20, 2016 By John C Wright

Here are memorial comments on the passing of Mr. Hartwell by two of the most prestigious and well-known editors in the field. Patrick Nielsen Hayden To call our relationship “complicated” is to understate the case. We were friends. We were also editors working the same patch—him older and more eminent, me younger and more energetic. […]

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My Daughter’s Other Father

Posted September 14, 2015 By John C Wright

This is a very difficult post for me to write. It is a cry for help. There is a man who runs a boarding school in China, who, during the terrible years before we adopted her, was the only father, helper, and protector my daughter ever knew. His name is Xin Lijian, chairman and founder of the Xinfu […]

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Do presently lose all desire for light

Posted April 22, 2015 By John C Wright

A man with a PhD in English holds forth on my hidden neofascism: “If you got John C. Wright drunk at the bar, you could get him to admit that he thinks transhumanism and black people are ugly for the same reason.” Actually, I am a teetotaler, and I always tell the truth, and I […]

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Prayer Request

Posted April 20, 2015 By John C Wright

I got this letter today: Dear Mr. Wright, I am writing to ask if you would be so kind as to put a prayer request on your site. Through channels at my church it came to my attention that a family in Wisconsin, the Rogen family, is in dire need of prayers and help. Mr. […]

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Posted April 16, 2015 By John C Wright

This one from the Libertarian site: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2015/04/allan-davis/leftists-attack-libertarian-sci-fi/ To no one’s surprise, the people who idolize reason and liberty are on the side of the science fiction guys weary, bored and annoyed with the yammering and sneering of the self-anointed thought-police, trying so desperately to police the thoughts of people smarter than they. One of the […]

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