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Bible study: the importance of truth in religion

Here’s an interesting passage of the Bible. What do you all think the practical value of this passage is?

1 In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep. 1,353 more words

Apologetics

The psychological motivation of those who embrace postmodernism

Famous analytical philosopher John Searle has written a book “Mind, Language And Society: Philosophy In The Real World”, explaining what’s factually wrong with postmodernism. In the introduction, he explains what postmodernism is, and what motivates people to accept postmodernism. 1,232 more words

Polemics

Using the Left's Rhetoric to Justify Body-Slamming

Over at ‘The American Conservative’, Rod Dreher laments the alleged body-slamming of a reporter.

A lot of us conservatives have made hay out of illiberalism on campus, but now we have an egregious, high-profile example of brutal behavior on our side.

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Politics

MORNING KOAN from Zen Master Loo Loo

“Two monks were arguing about the temple flag waving in the wind. One said, “The flag moves.” The other said, “The wind moves.” They argued back and forth but could not agree. 87 more words

Politics

A Note on Biography, Theology, and Ad Hominem

I’ve been thinking about arguments again, but this time with respect to the turn to first-person narratives in the broader internet landscape, and within the online, Evangelical world. 1,047 more words

Theology

A Response to a Fool, Part I

I recently came across an article written by Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker purporting that the American Revolution was a mistake. The article is poses as merely food for thought, but this is the same man who has penned gems such as:  2,425 more words

America

Economist Walter Williams explains how to not be poor

Here is his article on wealth and poverty on Creators.

First, there is no real poverty in the United States:

There is no material poverty in the U.S.

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Marriage