“Great are the works of the Lord, studied by all who delight in them. Full of honor and majesty is God’s work, and God’s righteousness endures forever.”—Psalm 111:2-3… 326 more words
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I noticed http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id=41720&headline=Pilot%20scheme%20will%20help%20support%20young%20gaming%20addicts§ionIs=news&searchyear=2018 when it first went up on the website, and nearly fell off my chair laughing.
I wish I could decide which is dumbest – the scheme, the news that it will get charitable funding, or the sheer, unquestioning cretinism of the comments below the article. 648 more words
Recently I was walking with some family members down a river-walk in town. One of these members is a Protestant/Fundamentalist and someone with whom I cannot talk about anything serious, especially anything that may challenge his preferred worldview. 1,238 more words
Puritanism is not about working hard so that you get nice things, it’s not the materialism we see manifested in our consumerism culture. It’s more a work ethic where work in itself is virtuous regardless of what you might get for it – and you should work all the time. 439 more words
A story emerged recently, not nearly as interesting from an ideological point of view as from a psychological one.
In a way it’s classic: someone founds a group or participates in its founding, based on a set of principles. 539 more words