Monthly Archives: April 2015

bad statistics – car seat safety

News reporters are notoriously bad at basic comprehension of statistics. When it comes to child safety in cars, there is no exception. From CBSnews: For children, the back remains the safest place to ride. Children 12 and younger account for … Continue reading

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can God be wearied?

Isa 40:28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary [yaw-gah]. His understanding is unsearchable.     Isaiah 40 is commonly used … Continue reading

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unnatural narratives of omniscience

Gen 6:5 The LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. Gen 6:6 And the LORD regretted that he had made man … Continue reading

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skeptics understand the failed prophecy of tyre

Sometimes the Skeptics are more honest than the Christians. Farrell Till explains, thoroughly, why the prophecy against Tyre cannot just be discounted as a prophecy about Alexander the Great based on a fleeting reference to “many nations”: That brings us … Continue reading

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misquoted verses – vengeance is mine

Often Christians repeat the cliché “vengeance is mine saith the Lord” in order to prove some sort of political or social point. The statement is used to oppose the death penalty, to oppose personal retribution, to oppose any negative repercussions … Continue reading

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professional photographer 2 minutes of hate

April 15 is known as Tax Day in America. Within the professional photography community it is a day of rage. In 1984 terms, it is their Two Minutes of Hate. Up to a third of photography business profits might be … Continue reading

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dealing with certain contradictions in the Bible

Simple question: to whom does the Earth belong? This question is not as easy as it appears. In Genesis, man is given dominion: Gen 1:28 Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the … Continue reading

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in defense of video games

Video games are a recent phenomenon among American males. In today’s world, among the younger generations, it is hard to find a male under the age of 30 that does not play video games. As just one example: when looking … Continue reading

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understanding psalms 89

Psalms 89 is said to be written by Ethan the Ezrahite. It was probably written in the time of the rebellion of Absalom (David’s son). King David is being defeated by his enemy and the writer calls on God for … Continue reading

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eyewitness account of aztec sacrifice

From Bernal Diaz del Castillo’s The Memoirs of the Conquistador: Indeed, hardly a day passed by that these people did not sacrifice from three to four, and even five Indians, tearing the hearts out of their bodies, to present them … Continue reading

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