Daily Archives: 7 Jan 2012

An Insightful Observation on the Nature of Atheism

I find this remark remarkably insightful: Analogies are always wrong except when you land on the one about ants. Ants and atheists. But then it’s not an analogy, it’s a metaphor. They’re swarming. They’re ‘really uninterested’ but they’re rushing to … Continue reading

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Dolt’s Gym

Some folk are so devoid of sense.  That’s the only possible explanation for an advert like this for a gym: The owner of the Circuit Factory, a gym company based in Dubai, has apologized for putting out an advertisement featuring a photo of … Continue reading

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The Amish Teen Horse Abandon-er

This one’s bizarre– Wally the Walmart horse is looking for a new home.  That’s the nickname given to a 9-year-old standardbred horse that a humane society says was left at a northeast Ohio store by an Amish teenager more than two months ago. Humane Officer Christian Courtwright in Geauga County … Continue reading

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The Leftover Giants are Remarkably Poor Readers Void of Insight, I Hope

Deane has managed, willfully or not I do not know, to completely miss the point of my earlier post.  However he did it, he demonstrates, uncharacteristically (because he’s usually pretty good at reading) poor thinking on this one.  Plus, he … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

God daily places himself in our view, that we cannot open our eyes without being compelled to behold him. His essence, indeed, is incomprehensible, utterly transcending all human thought; but on each of his works his glory is engraven in … Continue reading

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Wormy Facebook and the Strange Silence of Chris Tilling Explained

Facebook has temporarily shut down about 45,000 accounts to protect users from a worm that steals login information and spreads malicious links, the Telegraph reports. Called Ramnit, the worm has been proliferating since April 2010 but only recently adapted to Facebook accounts. … Continue reading

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More Radical Muslim Barbarism in Nigeria

The Guardian headline: Church attacks in Nigeria leave at least 27 worshippers dead: Islamist group claims responsibility amid growing concern about government’s inability to tackle sectarian violence Barbarism and governmental indifference combined = death. A fresh wave of violence against … Continue reading

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What A Great Idea! Brick up that Door!

Anti-fascists in Lower Saxony bricked up the front door of a top member of the extreme-right National Democratic Party’s (NPD) home to protest against his presence at a city council meeting on Monday. What a brilliant thing to do. We … Continue reading

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Too Far this Time Jeremy

  The Telegraph reports Jeremy Clarkson, the TV presenter, has been criticised for making tasteless comments about the Morecambe Bay cockle picking tragedy in which 23 Chinese migrant workers died. In a column for a tabloid newspaper, Clarkson mocked the … Continue reading

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Thanks, Logos and BibleWorks

I try to be an ethical person.  As ethical as I can be anyway.  So I don’t use pirated stuff and I only buy software from legitimate sources and I always try to be very careful about software licenses and … Continue reading

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The New Machine is Up to Date, Fully Armed, and Fully Equipped

I’ve spent this morning (when I wasn’t cleaning the house or piddling around at Starbucks) uploading modules for BibleWorks 9 and installing fonts from Tyndale Tech and adding in foreign language keyboards. The machine is up to date, fully armed, … Continue reading

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BAR: #Fail. Again

Biblical Archeology Review may be widely read by the public but that same public needs to know that BAR doesn’t play fair.  And that’s a #Fail. Yet another example shows up in their email today where they boast Scholar Disputes … Continue reading

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God. I Understand Him

Numbers 14 (in the Common English Bible) – 1 The entire community raised their voice and the people wept that night. 2 All the Israelites criticized Moses and Aaron. The entire community said to them, “ If only we had … Continue reading

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An Observation: On Observations

Observations take vision.

Posted in Theology

I’m Miffed, Logos

New machine here, works great.  Love it.  No probs (since I dumped the idiotic McAfee).  Bibleworks 9 is installed and did so without a hitch.  Not so, Logos 4. Oh it installed well enough.  And then it proceeded to hog … Continue reading

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Catholics Shoot Kittens

Via Stuart on the twitter

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