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Gnosticism

Some folks act as if they think physical reality is bad and having a body is icky. The notion’s ‘Biblical,’ sort of. Galatians 5:19 through 21 call bad ideas like licentiousness, hatreds and idolatry “works of the flesh.” With a … Continue reading

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Firestorm Comet?

Scientists figure a comet started breaking up about 12,800 years back. Nothing unusual there. Many comets break up while they’re this close to our sun. This time Earth got in the way before the fragments spread out much. Fire rained … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Make Junk

We live in a material world. I like it, a lot. Quite a few folks have felt the same way. “You adorn the year with your bounty; your paths drip with fruitful rain. “The meadows of the wilderness also drip; … Continue reading

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Brain Implants and Rewired Monkeys

Someone from the Netherlands gained a small measure of freedom after learning to use a prototype computer-brain interface. I see that, and experiments with rhesus monkeys, as a good thing. Communication, Compassion, and a Computer-Brain Interface Looking Past the Prototype … Continue reading

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