Category Archives: religion

WHAT AN AWFUL PREDICAMENT ! — reblogging a couple of posts from Rudy u Martinka

When we insist upon doing things we know we should not do, we may try to assuage our guilt by seducing others into our wrongdoing, making others accomplices and obligated to share our guilt. For some reason, we ignore the … Continue reading

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Everything is a Miracle — reblogged — Part 4 (WITH ONE LAST THOUGHT)

What got this series started? That is Everything is a Miracle by insanitybytes22. When violetwisp and rautakyy  asked some challenging questions in the comment trail following ‘s post, I decided to answer in posts of my own (starting here). This is … Continue reading

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Extremism — reblogged

  Here the object is to tag a fairly simple thought onto a more complex post, Extremism byKeith DeHavelle. Extremism considers the possibility of reforming Islam. The Middle East is starting to look more sensible about Islamic extremism than is … Continue reading

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LITMUS TEST

Moderation in all things. — Terence (from here) I have a commenter, novascout (or scout, depending upon his mood), who is confused about litmus tests. litmus test (noun) Chemistry. the use of litmus paper or solution to test the acidity … Continue reading

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MUST THERE BE CHOICE BETWEEN GOD AND GOVERNMENT? — PART 5

Here we have the last of a five-part series. In MUST THERE BE CHOICE BETWEEN GOD AND GOVERNMENT? — PART 4, we considered the role of the church and our role within the church. Here we consider why we are failing. … Continue reading

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