Category: Philosophy

Reminiscing The Past: Nexus Points

 William  April 20, 2005

I have decided to post some of my past writings; those I think are relevant to recent events, exposing them to my current audience. One of the joys, but also the problem with blogs is their immediacy. As a result…

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Acknowledging The Debts We Owe

 William  April 12, 2005  4 Comments on Acknowledging The Debts We Owe

We are made up of many things: our genes and the physical and mental characteristics they grace us with, our experiences and the choices we make within them that mold the character and “make the man [or woman]” we now…

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Tough Day

 William  March 30, 2005

I find it hard to believe how much the Terri Shiavo case has affected me and how upset the inexorable grinding of our dysfunctional legal system has made me. A simple reading of the evidence says something is very remiss…

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Lent: Day Thirty

 William  March 15, 2005

Today has been a strange but good day. I didn’t get everything I wanted to done and I got drawn into a discussion with Jeremy Pierce of Parableman about The Moral Value of Meanings of Words. Our discussion focused down…

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Freedom

 William  November 16, 2004

Yesterday, Adrian Warnock addressed the nature of freedom in discussing the current political leadership in the West along with the policies in the war on terror and toward the Middle East, with a focus on the situation in Iraq. The…

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Theological Thursdays: Scriptural Balance And The Carrot And The Stick

 William  October 14, 2004  4 Comments on Theological Thursdays: Scriptural Balance And The Carrot And The Stick

Welcome to the second edition of Theological Thursdays. Much of my thinking is done in analogies, similes, and other mental images. I have been told I am a visual thinker. I believe that is true and while my math was…

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What Is Deterrence And Why Should I Care?

 William  October 8, 2004

Deterrence – 1. The act or a means of deterring. 2. Measures taken by a state or an alliance of states to prevent hostile action by another state or group. That is the plain vanilla definition, but I suggest you…

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Theological Thursdays: Starting Point: Sola Scriptura

 William  October 7, 2004  7 Comments on Theological Thursdays: Starting Point: Sola Scriptura

Welcome to the first entry in my new concept of weekly themed postings. Today it’s Theological Thursdays. While I consider myself in no way a formal theologian, I do accept the challenge of J.I. Packer to wrestle with theology, since…

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Worship, Or Not!

 William  September 29, 2004  8 Comments on Worship, Or Not!

Warning: Rated PG-13 by the Meisheid Internet Rating Service for strong opinions. I have been reading some things that have gotten my juices flowing. These readings are radical thoughts, these musings of Michael Spencer. I should say they are radical…

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The Postmodern Democratic Debacle

 William  September 22, 2004

Are Democrats the party mired in the death knell of postmodern-driven politics? Neil Uchitel thinks so. He examines this topic in Kerry, The Democrats, and Postmodernism in Politics. I think this idea of Democrats as a postmodern political failure is…

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