Daily Archives: September 22, 2018

Promoting the Opponent

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
I love Rauner’s political ads because they energize me to vote for his opponent JB Pritzker a lot more than Pritzker’s own ads do. Rauner’s ads give actual lists of what Pritzker supports, and…

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Seven Reasons to Support Free Trade

Originally posted on International Liberty:
Earlier this week, Neil Cavuto asked me about the politics of trade and I warned that Trump’s protectionism may backfire on Republicans because many workers and businesses are suffering the consequences. Needless to say, I’m…

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Dealing with Anger between Family – Matthew 5:23-26

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Rather than continue in a state of anger, Jesus tells his disciples to reconcile with their fellow disciple before going to worship (5: 23-24). “Brother” ought to be understood as referring to all disciples, certainly…

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Theology and Indeterminate Infinity

Originally posted on Boxing Pythagoras:
Apologists often claim that actual infinites are logically impossible. One of the arguments which they utilize to support this claim deals with subtracting quantities from infinite quantities. One example of this comes from Blake Giunta’s…

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Current Events Write-Up: Yemen, Obamacare and Netflix, Bernie vs. Debs

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. TomDispatch: “The American War in Yemen,” by Rajan Menon. The saddening story about the U.S.-supported war in Yemen, which has resulted in numerous civilian casualties. The Federalist: “How Obamacare Is Making the U.S. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Institutes Of The Christian Religion

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Institutes Of The Christian Religion, by John Calvin I likely would never have read this book, despite my considerable curiosity about Calvin and his religious system [1], had this book not been included as…

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Book Review: The Seven Storey Mountain

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Seven Storey Mountain:  An Autobiography Of Faith, by Thomas Merton In finishing this book I have completed the task of reading the books that various contemplative Christians have viewed as the 25 books…

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