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  • TEC and the ACoC are focussed on their own survival, their outlook is solipsistic and their leaders are to blame; the resulting gadarene slide into oblivion is transparently apparent to Orombi, Akinola and everyone else in North America who has extricated himself from their pernicious clutches.

    A message from the alternate universe of Bishop Michael Ingham « Anglican Samizdat

  • These have their place, just as audio books do but publishers are rushing like gadarene swine over the cliff to predict and even encourage the demise of the printed book.

    There's bookshops and then...

  • Sestinas have been coming up all over the place in the past few days, in discussions in other people's journals (waves to gadarene and rosefox), in personal emails, books I've been reading, something I'm writing, etc.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Jan. 18th, 2006 at 2:59 PM gadarene has thrown down the gauntlet, meme-wise well, not really, she doesn't seem to be the type of person for whom gauntlet-throwing is a typical activity, but anyway, she started this fun meme:

    anal bum cover

  • This time around I found a fascinating young adult series of retold faery novels by various authors at an independent bookstore in Vermont, when I was visiting gadarene (many hugs for bringing me there).

    oldcharliebrown's Journal

  • Yet this piddling amount is predicted to send this lugubrious ball on a gadarene rush towards a runaway global warming that will bring industrial man to his condign ruination.

    LewRockwell.com

  • As reported on page 54 of his book The Pleasures of Chess, the entries included plank-walk, movicide, goose-gang, gadarene-pull and dreadmill.

    RO.RSS

  • Although I know I'm departing from blogosphere conventions, I'm getting fed up with the gadarene rush to proclaim the end of the world, every time politicians do something stupid.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The sort of environmentalism that has been sidelined by the gadarene groupies of global warming.

    An Englishman's Castle

  • written by nihilistic_kid and gadarene at John Scalzi's Whatever blog.

    weird wyrd wiered

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  • And here I thought it was only lemmings.

    April 11, 2009

  • "'All this mad rushing up and down, bellowing like Gadarene swine...'"
    --Patrick O'Brian, The Hundred Days, 31

    A Sea of Words explains: "Gadarene swine: a reference to the story in Matthew 8:28 of the swine that rushed down a steep cliff into the sea and drowned." (207)

    March 20, 2008