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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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extreme preferences – slowmo

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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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omnipotent versus almighty

Omnipotence is the power of God to effect whatever is not intrinsically impossible. These last words of the definition do not imply any imperfection, since a power that extends to every possibility must be perfect. The universality of the object … Continue reading

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an example of absurd calvinist thinking

On Facebook, I encountered a Calvinist who very well illustrates their mentality about the Bible. Which is to say, he holds philosophical premises that he forces into the text of the Bible. It doesn’t matter how absurd his interpretation is, … Continue reading

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