Rob Rummel-Hudson describes a family outing to post-apocalypse Manhattan (my words, not his). Link from Ceej.
The Onion’s take on the events of September the 11th: American Life Turns Into Bad Jerry Bruckheimer Movie. More true than funny.
Dangerous Places: Adventure Guide to Afghanistan. Dangerous Places (DP) by Robert Young Pelton is “a guide to moving about “safely” in the most war-torn, poverty-stricken, lawless places in the world.”
The article he has on Israel is out-of-date. Saddly, living here appears to have gotten much more dangerous since then…
Most of the commentators on Kuro5hin seem to think he’s full of crap.
Excerpts from Gershom Scholem’s book The Messianic Idea in Judaism. Also on that page is an excerpt from Karen Armstrong’s A History of God, dealing with Shabbetai Zevi & Jacob Frank’s life and philosophies.
You can never have enough William Blake links:
The Urizen Books of William Blake, a site by Joseph Hogan, and
William Blake’s poems on Bibliomania
Look Ma, Sabbatians! The Donmeh of the Internet:
finally something that touches on Jacob Frank’s teachings.