Democracy is three wolves and a lamb voting to elect a representative amongst them who decides who gets eaten.
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In a recent blog post at Patheos, Thomas Kidd argues that during the eighteenth century “[m]ost deists really did consider themselves serious theists, and…devotees of Jesus and his teachings” and therefore “[t]heir deism was not just a convenient cloak for atheism.” From that assumption he concludes, “The deists’ closest descendants today are not the ‘new atheists’ who have stirred up so much media chatter in recent years.” Instead, “Their closest descendants are probably liberal mainline Christians who see Jesus as their model but who eschew (or even deny) the particular, exclusive doctrines that have been associated with Christian orthodoxy for millennia.” 393 more words
You probably spend a good part of your day wondering if the people you love and the people you see on the street will one day be in the highest degree of God’s upper heaven. 244 more words