Daily Archives: October 1, 2013

Debunking The Broken Window Fallacy

Originally posted on Whistling In The Wind:
One day a boy was playing football when he accidently broke a window. Rather than get mad, the people shrugged their shoulders and said breaking windows is good for the economy. After all,…

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Stuart Schneiderman: What kind of therapy?

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I’ll refer at the end  to why I think this has something to do with my discussion of Stoicism.  I have mentioned on this blog before that as early as my seminary training in the 1970s…

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On the Inspiration of the Bible and other Books / Von der Interpretation der Bibel und anderer Bücher (unten)

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
 Deutsche Version: Von der Interpretation der Bibel und anderer Bücher. The Bible as a solid anchor? Fundamentalists and more generally Evangelicals believe that if God exists and is interested in human affairs, He will give us…

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The Feast of Tabernacles and the Eternal Dwelling Place

Originally posted on Wascana Fellowship:
We started our service on the first day of the Feast of Tabernacles 2013 with a reading from Isaiah 11:1-9. The former Worldwide Church of God referred frequently to this passage to describe the Millennial…

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Reinventing Richard Nixon 5

On page 126 of Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession, Daniel Frick states: “In the first months of 1991, when the United States led a UN coalition of forces to free Kuwait from an invading Iraqi … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Scientists Confront Creationism

Laurie R. Godfrey, ed.  Scientists Confront Creationism.  New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1983. Scientists Confront Creationism contains essays by scientists, anthropologists, and others that attempt to explain and critique young-earth creation science.  I have seen this book … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church, Evolution, Political Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Ronald Reagan | 2 Comments