Rimdims

Rimdims #5: Evolution

One simple fact that separates Christian belief systems from evolution is the Fall and death, which makes Christianity an anathema to all the arguments that attempt to wrap some form of evolution around Christianity. The Bible argues that the creation of man was the pinnacle of God’s creative effort. Before the creation of Adam and…

Rimdims #4: Self-absorption

The more self-involved I become, the more I focus on what I want, need, would like, the smaller I get, the less I really matter to the great scheme of things. “Are you complete in yourself? [The root] answers, “No, my life is in the trunk and the branches and the leaves. Keep the branches…

Rimdims #3 “Stupidity”

“Stupid is as stupid does.” Forest Gump (1994) “Life is tough. It’s tougher when you’re stupid.” Sgt. Stryker (John Wayne) in The Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)* “I’m dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest… Honestly. It’s the honest ones you want to watch out for, because you can never…

Rimdim #2 “Ouch”

When his 38-caliber revolver failed to fire at his intended victim during a holdup in Long Beach, California, would be robber James Elliot did something that can only inspire wonder. He peered down the barrel and tried the trigger again. This time it worked. James is the deceased winner of a Rimdim.

Rimdim #1 “Reno”

Reno, the comedic politico, is a self-describe 46-year-old Latina lesbian with radical political leanings. She said the following Rimdim while discussing John Walker Lindh, the American Taliban captured in Afghanistan and serving 20 years in federal prison, in a recent Salon interview: It’s a real chiller, the way they treated that kid. Think of all…