Category Archives: reasoning

Søren Kierkegaard Promoted Sermon-Free, Participatory Church

Søren Kierkegaard Promoted Sermon-Free, Participatory Church “Christianity should not be lectured about. Christ says, my teaching is food. Christ has not appointed assistant-professors — but followers.” –Søren Kierkegaard “The greatest possible error arises when we reduce the clergy to teachers. … Continue reading

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Locking Myself Out Of My House Made Me A Philosopher

On a solitary stay-cation today, I took something to my car for an outing I had planned.  When I returned to my back door, I discovered that I had locked myself out of my house. No problem.  My neighbor has … Continue reading

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Why does a society that prides itself on tolerance and the accepting of diversity into the mainstream; marginalize the praying community?

Why does a society that prides itself on tolerance and the accepting of diversity into the mainstream; marginalize the praying community?  

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Sex without commitment is a cheap copy of soul mates passionately entwined heart-to-heart, for better or for worse.

Sex without commitment is a cheap copy of soul mates passionately entwined heart-to-heart, for better or for worse.

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Is Evolution The Solution To How Life Developed?

If you were walking through the woods on a large, uninhabited island and came upon a place where hundreds of apple trees were perfectly arranged in rows exactly 8 feet apart, what would you conclude? 1)  That evolution on the … Continue reading

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