• A Penrose Stairway: The Free Market and Limited Government,
    by Ronald N. Neff
    (Posted January 21, 2017)
  • Read to Me
    (An audio reading service)
  • Objectivism and Theism:
    James Kiefer’s Argument for the Existence of God
    (updated February 14, 2020)
  • Recoveries
    (Essays and articles difficult to find)
    (updated June 10, 2019)
  • Reminiscences of Wilborn J. Day (1844–1937), a Union soldier (Company D,
    34th Indiana Infantry, “Morton Rifles”) — not yet posted.
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  • Unsilent Truth
    (updated September 2, 2019)

    (An occasional column authored by Ronn Neff)
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    (Passages and quotations from books and articles I’m reading
    (updated September 1, 2019)
  • Thinking Out Loud
    (Random thoughts)
    (updated September 20, 2019)

  • Friends of St. Paphnutius
  • ... And Civilization Happened, an unpublished MS. by Slavko Reith — not yet posted
  • Most recent TLD article by Ronn Neff (updated September 3, 2018)
         o  List of articles
  • Torn Fingernails (Trusting logic to keep me sane) (Updated November 19, 2018)
  • Paul LeMoyne: Mark Levin’s Liberty Amendments
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    Thornwalker.com is also the home to miscellaneous projects of Ronald N. Neff:

    • Read to Me (An audio reading service) 
    • James Kiefer’s Argument for the Existence of God (with transcript)  (Updated February 14, 2020)
    • Friends of St. Paphnutius  
    • Recoveries (Essays and articles difficult to find) (updated June 10, 2019) 
    • Passages (Passages and quotations from books and articles I’m reading) (updated September 1 2019) 
    • Reminiscences of Wilborn J. Day (1844–1937), a Union soldier (Company D, 34th Indiana Infantry, “Morton Rifles”) — not yet posted
    • ... And Civilization Happened, an unpublished MS. by Slavko Reith — not yet posted
    • Thinking Out Loud (Random thoughts)  (Updated September 20, 2019) 
    • Torn Fingernails (Trusting logic to keep me sane) (Updated November 19, 2018) 

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