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Networked and Jerked

Read and Said

Tweeted and Conceited

  • RT @tressiemcphd: Gah yes. This continues to piss me off. Like you really need to look to Germany for fascist examples https://t.co/XLg1QN9… - posted on 18/02/2017 21:24:51

  • This comes off almost as whiny as SCROTUS. Citing SCROTUS to demonstrate SCROTUS' folly IS FOLLY. https://t.co/HpwiCHDFqL - posted on 18/02/2017 20:01:07

  • Par for the course. https://t.co/lQi9qFHTcb - posted on 18/02/2017 19:25:24

  • This looks more like 1.5 million to me! #fakenews https://t.co/tccVziK1aK - posted on 18/02/2017 18:13:47

  • @ChuckModi1 @deray and you tell its advocates to shut their f*cking pieholes - posted on 18/02/2017 18:11:54

  • Something happened to the President at Mar-a-lago today. #Jefferson1800 - posted on 18/02/2017 18:02:26

  • @EmilieArchives @dmendelsohnaviv @joeybgoode65 It counts if they are coming from war-torn countries (somalia, syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, ...) - posted on 18/02/2017 16:01:50

  • RT @Kasparov63: US democracy will survive Trump and come out stronger for the test. Americans are rediscovering what they took for granted… - posted on 18/02/2017 15:34:05

  • SCROTUS doubles down on bullshit? Thats never happened in the last five minutes. https://t.co/haRECaxSZa - posted on 18/02/2017 15:30:34

  • Know any that will? https://t.co/c2IyL8qqqg - posted on 18/02/2017 15:22:33

  • RT @Pontifex: How often in the Bible the Lord asks us to welcome migrants and foreigners, reminding us that we too are foreigners! - posted on 18/02/2017 15:10:33

  • RT @TPM: McCain on Trump 'dossier': “I didn’t know what to make of it, but everyone knows the Russians do use women and sex" https://t.co/z… - posted on 18/02/2017 15:00:15

  • RT @lrozen: Reuters sources corroborate NYT report that Americans w/ties to Trump or campaign had repeated contacts w/ current & ex Russian… - posted on 18/02/2017 15:00:08

  • RT @CBCNews: Asylum-seekers flee U.S. border patrol by scrambling over snowbank into Quebec https://t.co/Zi7wOp14m9 https://t.co/vxlTB5NMj0 - posted on 18/02/2017 14:59:47

  • RT @thehill: NYT fires back at Trump: "An inept White House led by a celebrity apprentice" https://t.co/EAR6pKfo8Q https://t.co/8pSQ69Y29H - posted on 18/02/2017 14:59:34

TanakhCast #93: The Fremdschämen und Schadenfreude Edition


iwkad22rIn this week’s episode: Isaiah 12–15.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of empathy and reveling in the suffering of others.

And ICYMI, the Atlantic piece about concepts that need a pithy word in English can be found here and the journal article about the connection between empathy and fremdschämen can be found here.



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