The Meaningand Values of Christ Risen

Thus we have spirit, soul,body, all now representing a kind of being which is alienatedfrom God, darkened, in bondage to Satan ultimately, though thisis not recognized by the majority, and governed by deep-seated,deep-rooted elements of self.

And that's fine. It's just not very inspiring.

Risen is a massive third-person RPG, set across multiple islands in some sort of pseudo-Caribbean setting. You're a pirate, but you're also kind of a knight—the Risen series still can't quite shake the trappings of developer Piranha Bytes's old Gothic series. In fact, the overwhelming feeling with Risen 3 is that Piranha Bytes just keeps on making the same game over and over, never quite fixing its mistakes.


Yeah, thanks for that. My mouth still has dirt in it.

And that's why Risen 3 is unequivocally a B-game.

I heard of today’s announcement that Frank Hughes will be joining me on hunger-strike on Sunday. I have the greatest respect, admiration and confidence in Frank and I know that I am not alone. How could I ever be with comrades like those around me, in Armagh and outside.


Definition of steric sea level change:

Perhaps the stark poverty of Dublin in 1913 does not exist today, but then again, in modern day comparison to living standards in other places through the world, it could indeed be said to be the same if not worse both North and South. Indeed, one thing has not changed, that is the economic, cultural and physical oppression of the same Irish people…

I saw the doctor and I’m 64 kgs. I’ve no problems.

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Now I wonder who will stir the Cardinal’s moral conscience…

They go something like this: a man who is bubbling over with enthusiasm (or patriotism) for his country, who walks through the streets among his people, their degradation, poverty, and suffering, and who (for want of the right words) does nothing, is, in my mind, a fraud; for Ireland distinct from its people is but a mass of chemical elements.

My old friend Seanna (Walsh, a fellow blanket man) has also written.

I was trying to piece together a quote from James Connolly today which I’m ashamed that I did not succeed in doing but I’ll paraphrase the meagre few lines I can remember.

I smoked some ‘bog-rolled blows’ today, the luxury of the Block!

Jean-Claude Guy, ‘, 95 (1977), 357-8. Guy also refers to the 14-15th century ‘sort of Michelin’ pilgrim guides, which very often refer to the appearance to Our Lady, and provides citations, p. 360.