Daily Archives: 9 Sep 2012

True Enough-

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If You Don’t Want to Attend Synagogue, Hire A Replacement…

This will work for church services as well… In a large Florida city, the local rabbi developed quite a reputation for his sermons; so much so that everyone in the community came every Shabbos. Unfortunately, one weekend a member had … Continue reading

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True Words, Calvin, True Words

When prophets and teachers have to do with a teachable people, they have no need to fight: but when there is no fear of God, and no regard for him, yea, when men are led away by the violence of … Continue reading

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Netanyahu is Not Israel

Further, according to Amir Oren, Israel is not a passive and obedient partner to his madness. Good to know. Really good to hear a voice of sanity. In the run-up to the meeting expected in two weeks between U.S. President … Continue reading

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Answering Your Letters

Jim, I noticed today that you have been supportive of Francesca but you were never that charitable towards John Loftus or Richard Dawkins. All of them are atheists. Why do you like one but not the others? I think it’s … Continue reading

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Cheeky Francesca and Her Eye-Roll

I think it’s delightful. I sometimes roll my eyes so much when reading various ‘scholarly’ blogs that I nearly manage to give myself a blod clot. Some things, some ideas, some people really deserve just that and nothing more. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Correction is a medicine, which has always some bitterness, and consequently is disagreeable.” – John Calvin

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Cheeky Francesca on the BBC’s ‘Big Questions’

She’s a SOTS-ian and scholar at Exeter and she’s very intelligent.  And she’s regularly featured on the BBC’s Big Questions programme (spelled that way in British). Samira Ahmed hosts. The debates include: Should we be allowed to use any force … Continue reading

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Pretending to be Original…

Clint Eastwood isn’t the originator of talking to an empty seat.  Preachers do it every week.

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I’m Glad I Don’t Live in a ‘Battleground State’

It means I don’t have to vote, because only those votes in the key ‘battleground states’ matter.  That’s what the media keep saying, so that’s a relief.  This way I can’t feel responsible when whoever is elected turns out to … Continue reading

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