Tag: Trinity

Donald Trump and the Holy Trinity

 

One of President Trump’s biggest selling points during the primary was that “he fights.” A number of Trump skeptics, on the other hand, were concerned that he wasn’t necessarily fighting for the right things, nor did he seem willing to fight within the rules. This was often defended by Trump supporters as “playing multidimensional chess,” but it has recently occurred to me that his fighting — particularly during the general election and since as the President — is something far more familiar to millions of people. Trump is a tank.

I don’t mean in the physical sense, but rather in the online gaming sense. Many multiplayer online games divide the players into a so-called “Holy Trinity” (no relation to Christianity): tanks who hold the enemy’s attention, healers who keep the tank going, and DPS (damage per second) who kill the enemy. This gives players easily grasped specialized roles and allows them to come together into groups where each member is vital to the success of the team.

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This one’s for @pseudodionysius. I don’t, ah, tumble, but some link recently redirected me to Discarding Images, a tumblr on Medieval illumination. Turns out the scribes who illuminated the initial Ks of psalters (K for Kyrie) were some pretty sick puppies. That’s some NSFR(EMP)* stuff right there. One less-bawdy illumination that caught my eye, however, […]

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Pentecost is a day when Christians are called again to focus on the Holy Spirit. We remember when God as this Person of the Trinity descended upon Christ’ apostles to grant them the spiritual gifts necessary to share the “good news” of His death and resurrection.  Who is this Spirit? Though much attention is paid […]

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