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early hermetic mysticism

From a second or third century text of Hermes Trismegistus: “If then you do not make yourself equal to God, you cannot apprehend God; for like is known by like. Leap clear of all that is corporeal, and make yourself … Continue reading

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minimum wage

This graphic accurately represents the effects of minimum wage. Like all good or services in the economy, the higher the cost, the less people purchase. This is the basic law of supply and demand. As prices increase, less is purchased. … Continue reading

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why voting is a terrible system

From Five Reasons Why You’re Too Dumb to Vote : As a procedure for sorting out complex policy issues, voting is of distinctly limited value: If you wanted to know whether the compressive strength of a particular material were sufficient … Continue reading

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who would Jesus whip

Joh 2:13 Now the Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Joh 2:14 And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business. Joh … Continue reading

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The Loss of Pastoral Credibility in the Age of the Internet

Originally posted on Alastair's Adversaria:
The Internet has introduced a new level of visibility to areas of our social life, exposing certain uncomfortable realities. Rod Dreher recently wrote a perceptive and troubling piece on the way that the Internet…

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repentance in Jonah

There are certain Christians who are well convinced that repentance involves only turning to God and not away from sin. Although that may be the case in some instances, it is not always the case. Take for example Nineveh: Jon … Continue reading

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