Daily Archives: April 23, 2012

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 23

In my latest reading of The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, the topic was good grooming.  I think I dress appropriately in public, overall.  My problem in the past, though, was that I had to walk uphill to school every … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Social Skills

Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 1

I started Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Health Care.  Actually, Newt wrote this book with other people, but I’ll only refer to “Newt” when discussing what the author of the book says. My impression has … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics

Stricter Abortion Law?; Eating a Limb; When Can a Gentile Keep the Torah?

I have three items for my write-up today on David Novak’s The Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism. 1. In Babylonian Talmud Sanhedrin 57b, we find that abortion is prohibited for Gentile Noachides, to the point that the death penalty … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Jewish-Christian Relations, Rabbinics, Religion

“Throw Away the Chalk!”

At church this morning, the Pastor’s sermon was entitled “Throw Away the Chalk!”  The Pastor told a story that was similar to one here.  In the Pastor’s story, a lady saw a vision of a man who had lived a … Continue reading

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