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Lumpers And Splitters

When it comes to many aspects of life, people can be divided between lumpers and splitters. Lumpers are people who try to put things together, who see the connections between that which others view as disparate things. Splitters, on the … Continue reading

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On The Discussion Of Internal Logic To Outsiders: Part One

I was asked some time ago by an online acquaintance of mine why I have the belief system that I do. I have always found it difficult to understand why other people have the belief systems that they do, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Your Eyes

One of the more intriguing trends that one can see in contemporary music videos (and in contemporary communication) is the popularity of the deepfake. There are essentially two general ways in which people can try to create a deepfake. The … Continue reading

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Believe The Evidence

Like many people, I have an interest in celebrity trials. This is not because such trials are consequential on their own–they are not–nor because celebrities are often worthwhile people, because most of the time they are not, but rather because … Continue reading

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From Moaning Myrtle To Dolores Umbridge

We previously discussed the tendency of contemporary jesters to desire more than merely to entertain. There is, for example, a great deal of video and posts that was saved before it was scrubbed for a new subcabinet official in the … Continue reading

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Writing The Quiet Part Out Loud

One of the split sermons we had at services yesterday was one that struck me as particularly interesting in its approach because it indicated something I have long tended to find as a worthwhile approach to research, and that is … Continue reading

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Not A Bad Thing After All

In our contemporary culture, whether that is academic or otherwise, there tends to be a bias in viewing resistance to change as a bad thing. And, truth be told, it is not hard to find ways that resisting change can … Continue reading

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Thisness And Thatness

There is an Arab saying that says: me against my brothers, me and my brothers against my cousins, and my family against the world. I must admit that this has never been my own personal way of behaving, as much … Continue reading

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De Causus Credere: Part One

Recently I was asked by an online acquaintance to discuss the reasons why I am a believer in God and in the Bible in particular. Despite my fondness for reading apologetics literature I am not someone who has written a … Continue reading

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Authority And Consent In Sovereignty

Previously, we looked at some scriptures that dealt with the subject of sovereignty in the Bible and where it springs from. Many more could be chosen, and others will be discussed in later parts of this larger discussion, but perhaps … Continue reading

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