same as always

It’s 12-12-12 today ((or was exactly 2,000 years ago to be pedantic)), and we are nearing the day (21-12-2012) which is heralded by some as something of an apocalypse and an end-of-the-world event. Among other things, this highlights to me the reality that scientific discovery does not wipe out superstition. ┬áPeople have always been superstitious… Continue reading same as always

meaning

I’m happy to be accused of ‘middle-ism’ ((Painting two extremes and arguing that the middle is best or most correct)), but with regard to the question of inherent meaning in/to any things or events ((In a sense, things are events??)), it seems that meaningfulness is between the extreme on one hand of seeing too little… Continue reading meaning

sovereign

It’s a common charge that believers simply (or simplistically) attribute ‘good’ and ‘evil’ to God or the devil depending on the results. Good happens to us: God did it. Good happens to enemies: Devil did it. Bad happens to enemies: God did it. Bad happens to us: Devil did it. However, the providential monotheism of… Continue reading sovereign