Memory, Hold the Door for Me…

 William  November 7, 2007  3 Comments on Memory, Hold the Door for Me…

This post was originally supposed to be only a draft for future development, but somehow it got published. I am sorry about that. You may have noticed that I have been on hiatus for a while. I have been trying…

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Around The Online Ether…

 William  October 25, 2007  1 Comment on Around The Online Ether…

I thought I might point out a few posts I have stumbled on and read recently. In a way this is my own private Carnival… Mad Minerva writes about how when Hugo Chavez put up a statue of Che Guevara,…

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Morning Musings

 William  October 23, 2007  1 Comment on Morning Musings

Most times, when I get up in the morning, my brain is in high gear; sometimes, rarely, it is somnambulant. Today I am at a run, with ideas flitting around like birds around a feeder. So here is one of…

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Knowing Yahweh: Introduction (Part 1)

 William  October 20, 2007  0 Comments on Knowing Yahweh: Introduction (Part 1)

Christianity, over the centuries, has been described in many ways. For most people, it is a system of beliefs and practices based on the Jewish Scriptures and the New Testament teachings of Jesus and his Apostles. Those beliefs and practices…

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Knowing Yahweh: Preface

 William  October 12, 2007  4 Comments on Knowing Yahweh: Preface

In 2005, I began a yearlong study of J. I. Packer’s wonderful book, Knowing God. Today I begin what will become a yearlong effort to write my own book along similar lines as Packer’s. You could say this study is…

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Enemies or Former Allies?

 William  October 10, 2007  0 Comments on Enemies or Former Allies?

Some people are irreverent to the end, even in the face of impending judgment. “This is no time to make new enemies.” Voltaire, when asked on his deathbed to forswear Satan. I wonder if he ever considered whether Satan was…

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In the Name of Christ…

 William  October 9, 2007  2 Comments on In the Name of Christ…

If you stand overtly as a Christian, then everything you do will be judged against Christianity, not just you. Former President Jimmy Carter made his public position overtly Christian, so now, whatever he says or does reflects back in the…

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From Heroes to Abstractions

 William  October 8, 2007  1 Comment on From Heroes to Abstractions

There is an interesting dichotomy going on in Western Culture and especially the United States. It has been noted that when politics moves away from the individual to the abstract, that is when the most terrible things happen, such as…

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The Blessing of a Little Disorganization

 William  October 5, 2007  0 Comments on The Blessing of a Little Disorganization

There was an article in the New York Times recently that argues: Studies are piling up that show that messy desks are the vivid signatures of people with creative, limber minds (who reap higher salaries than those with neat “office…

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More Butterflies And Tipping Points: Memes

 William  October 3, 2007

Internet self-publishing (blogs and personal web sites) has introduced a genuine element of volatility into the cultural/political/civilization system we all share. This happens as memes (A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted…

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