Monthly Archives: June 2013

plato on immutability

Compare this dialogue in Plato’s Republic to modern Calvinists: And what do you think of a second principle? Shall I ask you whether God is a magician, and of a nature to appear insidiously now in one shape, and now … Continue reading

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warning inflation

Inflation is the term generally used when there are increases in the money supply and prices go up. Inflation, then, is the devaluation of goods when units of value become too plentiful. This principle applies to other areas of life: … Continue reading

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name calling

In my years, I have been called every name in the book: nazi, heretic, communist, ‘hyperdispensationalist” (to name a few). It has become clear to me, in the proportion I become immune to name calling, that those who often call … Continue reading

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evidence that moral law is not now required

The book of Romans is Paul’s magnum opus. He is writing to a Church he did not found, and one that is heavily works based. He lays out a systematic way to understand his ministry and methods of righteousness. In … Continue reading

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art carden being blunt on economic ignorance

On Forbes: If you’re advocating price controls and don’t understand what the laws of supply and demand have to say about your proposal, you aren’t courageous or compassionate. You’re dangerous. On EconLog: Perhaps you will be asked “what does it … Continue reading

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regulations make you $277,000 poorer

From reason.com: The growth of federal regulations over the past six decades has cut U.S. economic growth by an average of 2 percentage points per year, according to a new study in the Journal of Economic Growth. As a result, … Continue reading

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the kingdom of heaven is the kingdom of God

The “Kingdom of Heaven” is a phrase only found in the gospel of Matthew. Matthew, possibly originally written in Hebrew, is a very Jewish orientated gospel. The writer, Matthew, had a few idiosyncrasies. One of which is that he used … Continue reading

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