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Back To The Foundations: A Novel Application Of C.S. Lewis’ Trilemma

My sense of timing occasionally borders on the tragic. For example, this morning’s Bible reading in the chronological Bible Reading Program I take part in included the last few chapters of Deuteronomy, which was this to say about the prophet … Continue reading

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The Strange Similarity Between Scottish Verdicts And NFL Challenges

As an author who tends to enjoy odd and curious connections between seemingly contrary phenomena [1], sometimes one recognizing similar patterns in widely different fields and then explores ways of understanding the reasons behind them. Today, let us examine the … Continue reading

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The Gambler Next Door

It is amusing to see all of the greed concerning the powerball drawing of over $500 million of dollars that is rapidly approaching. I have seen plenty of comments of people spending their money before they even have it, and … Continue reading

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The Man Who Thought He Was A Bantha

It is hard not be generous in one’s thinking towards cattle. Even if one does not want to be an ignorant herd animal, it is hard not to appreciate an animal that is so simple in that it gives mankind … Continue reading

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On The Usefulness Of The Trilemma

A surprisingly large number of posts on this blog deal with the obscure subject of the trilemma, some of them overtly and some of them less so. Today I would like to take the time and comment a little bit … Continue reading

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A Leadership False Dilemma

Is leadership top down or bottom up? This question is frequently posed, especially by those who wish to either disparage any kind of order and structure or those who desire to justify tyrannical hierarchial models of authority. And truly both … Continue reading

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On The Trinity And Logic

In my reasonably extensive reading on the subject of the Trinity, the only explanation that even came close to making sense was the (possibly heretical) explanation by C.S. Lewis in his classic book Mere Christianity where he described God and … Continue reading

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I Can Teach You, But I’d Have To Charge: A Lesson On False Dilemmas

Today I would love to give my readers a lesson, free of charge (for most people) concerning the problem of false dilemmas. False dilemmas are sucker’s choices, attempts made by people to justify their own lack of love or courage … Continue reading

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Does God Keep His Law?: A Novel Application of C.S. Lewis’ Trilemma

For the last few days I have been engaged in an interesting (to me) debate about logic and definitions, a subject which I take a great deal of interest in.  There is no need to get into the specifics of … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis, Logic, and Fantasy

George MacDonald, though little remembered today [1] was one of the great original authors of fairy tales in the 19th century. Perhaps his greatest achievement was in his inspiration of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien through his writings. As Dickenson … Continue reading

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