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Students showing up at college understanding the fact value distinction is a good thing.

Justin P. McBrayer, an ethics and philosophy of religion professor, has an opinion piece in the New York Times bemoaning the fact that students are showing up for college not believing that moral rules are facts. 769 more words


Eightfold Path

Right view
Transcend duality
Four noble truths
That’s the clue

Right intention
Cut down the forest
Of selfish desire

Right speech
Based in love… 58 more words


Understanding Salo

First of all, we must consider that the writer of the story (it was later turned into the movie by Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini) lived in a mental asylum for the better part of his life.  390 more words


Sin: The Abstract and the Practical

As I see it there are two ways of understanding sin. There is the abstract way of understanding sin and the practical way of understanding sin. 964 more words


We Did Not Like What We Had Become

Because  we were not longer good enough.

I am back harping on my favorite subject, the end of the world – which has already happened. 358 more words


4 March 2015. A Reply to an Ignorant Amerikantsy Accusation...

THIS is American Exceptionalism… any questions?


Here is the ignorant Amerikantsy accusation:

With 9 time zones and trillions of  dollars worth of minerals, timber and oil reserves, Russia only has Russia to blame for its hundreds of years worth of failures to create an upwardly mobile society.

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