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“Ask China” — Triablogue

1. It’s obvious the reporter was asking Trump a loaded question. Baiting Trump. Of course, the mainstream media doesn’t focus on her loaded question. Just Trump’s response. 232 more words via “Ask China” — Triablogue

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Should we warn children about hell? — Triablogue

Looming large in many deconversion accounts are apostates who complain that their parents terrorized them by threatening them with hell. Their childhood was haunted by fear of God. 548 more words via Should we warn children about hell? — Triablogue

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Was 1 Peter Written to Jews or Gentiles? Why the Answer Matters More Than You Might Think — Theology Pathfinder

The opening line of 1 Peter identifies it as a letter from “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ: To those chosen, living as exiles dispersed abroad in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia…” (1:1, CSB). At first blush, the wording … Continue reading

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Plague and providence — Triablogue

1. Thus far I haven’t commented on the pandemic from a theodical standpoint. One reason is that I’ve written so much about theodicy in general that anything I have to say about the pandemic is apt to be repetitious to … Continue reading

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Parsing the tree of knowledge — Triablogue

9 The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil…17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the … Continue reading

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Understanding Why Hamas Refuses to Recognize Israel — Vridar

As a follow on from the previous post it seems appropriate to post one more piece from Alastair Crooke. As a diplomat Crooke had direct meetings with Hamas leaders so what he writes should have some credibility. 21 more words via … Continue reading

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Jesus Came (End of Story?) — Vridar

A little detail in the previous post has kept me awake at night (maybe as long as a minute), wondering. It is Matthew 28:18-19 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been … Continue reading

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Can the Benedict Option Survive Nationalism? — Izgad

Previously, I discussed Yoram Hazony’s defense of nationalism as an alternative to universal empire. I believe that people in the liberty movement should take Hazony seriously as someone working within the classical liberal tradition. 29 more words via Can the Benedict … Continue reading

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Bernie Will Get the Nomination and Lose the General…Badly — Nwo Report

Comparing 2020 to Goldwater’s 1964 debacle, and what the oligarchs may have up their sleeve. Source: Ed Mazlish Even before most people were paying attention to the Democratic debates and primaries, I predicted on my Ayn Rand: Taking Liberty podcast … Continue reading

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Donald Trump has done more than all of his rich critics to reduce carbon emissions — WINTERY KNIGHT

I wanted to look at who has been doing the most to cut carbon emissions. Then we’ll look at whether the secular left supports the technologies that achieved actual cuts in carbon emissions. Then we’ll look at the technologies that … Continue reading

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