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Floyd, Signs and Statues

Derek Chauvin, a police officer, killed George Floyd about a month ago. I don’t know whether a court will call that homicide a murder, or assign some other label. I do know that there was and is no apparent excuse … Continue reading

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Faith, Feelings and a Viral Video

I’m quite sure something happened in Washington DC last Friday. What happened isn’t so certain. Someone posted an edited video that went viral. There’s been outrage, apologies, and additional footage found that may not support the outrage. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Materialism, Robots and Attitudes

Robots are starting to look and act a lot like humans. Wondering if robots can be people, or if humans are merely biological robots, involves assumptions about reality. I’ll look at one of those assumptions in this post and why … Continue reading

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Predestination

I think that God knows everything, including what I’ll do for the rest of my life. I also think I have free will, deciding what I do for the rest of my life. I’m not, however, emulating the White Queen. … Continue reading

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