Monthly Archives: May 2012

Christian Carnival May 16, 2012

Welcome back to the Christian Carnival :)  This edition of the carnival I would like to wish my groom of 15 years a very happy anniversary!  God has truly blessed me with you, my soul mate and genuine friend who … Continue reading

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Calaveras for Mothers Day

Headed for the hills for Mothers Day and had a beautiful day at Calaveras Big Trees. :)  See slideshow.

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Calaveras Mothers Day

Rather than mope around all day sounding like a man from being sick for over a week, we up and headed for the hills to spend Mothers Day at Calaveras Big Trees.  The Dogwood Trees were in full bloom and … Continue reading

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Memories with Mom

A Mother’s Day tribute to Mom: My mom is an Elvis-loving Okie with mostly Irish roots, a public relations editor turned elementary school teacher.  She is putting the finishing touches on a biography of Nellie Cashman, a hero of a … Continue reading

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The Humean-Platonic tripartite (Ought-Is-Belief) theory of (moral) knowledge

Our beliefs, moral or otherwise, in order to be knowledge, must be ‘both’ justified (ought) by reasons ‘and’ true (is) to reality, satisfying both Plato and Hume.  Read my latest post all about that here. About Portfolio Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Request Project

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The Humean-Platonic tripartite (Ought-Is-Belief) theory of (moral) knowledge

The Humean-Platonic tripartite (Ought-Is-Belief) theory of (moral) knowledgeIt is possible to blend Hume’s is-ought distinction (1) in Ethics with Plato’s justified-true-belief theory of knowledge. Simply put, whatever sort of beliefs one is talking about, including moral beliefs, they must be ‘both’ … Continue reading

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Haimerick Maneuver

There was an old soul with an abysmal hole and shadow puppet ends. They were true for him until he realized they lacked real correspondence. Rarely, if ever, did he question whether he hungered for nothing. About Portfolio Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Request Project

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Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics" ch.6: Truth Defined and Defended

The apologetics study group LOVES this quote from Groothuis’ Christian Apologetics:  “We may be entitled to our own opinions, but we are not entitled to our own facts.” p. 124  It’s actually a variant of a quote commonly attributed to Daniel Patrick … Continue reading

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Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics" ch.5: Distortions, The God I Don’t Believe In

This chapter of Groothuis’ Christian Apologetics is full of good stuff. “The rise of science in the West is unique in world history.  As Stark says, Real science arose only once: in Europe.  China, Islam, India, and ancient Greece and Rome each had … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer v National Day of Reason

…prayer?  …reason? My most recent Examiner.com news articles just in time for tomorrow’s National Day of Prayer: In Modesto:  Pray Modesto continues despite secular call to National Day of Reason In San Francisco:  Congressman Pete Stark calls for National Day … Continue reading

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