Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 19: Friendships

For my write-up today on The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, I’ll highlight something that Sean Barron says on page 265: “I now realize that friendships and social relationships are not black and white, that they don’t follow some prescribed … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Social Skills

A Contract with the Earth 19

In my last reading of A Contract with the Earth, Newt Gingrich and Terry Maple quote a statement by Richard Louv in Last Child in the Woods: “Nature—-the sublime, the harsh, and the beautiful—-offers something that the street or gated … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Environment, Evolution, Political Philosophy, Politics

B.T. Sanhedrin 90b and the Resurrection

I finished Brad Young’s Paul the Jewish Theologian. On page 125, Young quotes Babylonian Talmud Sanhedrin 90b.  What’s in the brackets is from Young: “The Sadducees [minim; literally, heretics] asked Rabban Gamaliel, ‘How do you prove that the Holy One, … Continue reading

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