Monthly Archives: December 2011

Democracy

Many forms of Government have been tried and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government … Continue reading

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Fa’afetai e Atua o le Aso Faraile

There’s an entry under ‘Theft’ in Ian Heydon’s Samoa A-Z. It is wise not to leave valuables or even items of clothing unattended on a beach or in a fale. Samoans can have a different view to ownership of property … Continue reading

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A Simple Life well lived.

“If you do not find me reclining beneath the Plane trees. Look for me in the Garden of Contemplation.” Tim Wikiriwhi. Summer camping is a time I plant my arse in a cozy Beach chair and meditate. I write my … Continue reading

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If God is dead, nothing is permitted

[Cross-posted to SOLO.]

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‘Tis so

‘The game’s going on rather better now,’ [Alice] said, by way of keeping up the conversation a little. ”Tis so,’ said the Duchess: ‘and the moral of that is — “Oh, ’tis love, ’tis love, that makes the world go … Continue reading

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I am Santa Claus

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“I thank God I Baptized none of you…” St Paul. 1Cor1vs 14.

… “For Christ sent me not to Baptize, but to preach the Gospel:…” (1Cor1vs17) Paul clearly teaches that he was not sent to baptize. Now compare this with Christs commission to Peter and Co… “Go ye into all the world … Continue reading

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Democracy

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism

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Objectivism is a religion!

Atheism is not a religion. The term ‘religion’ can properly be applied only to belief systems which include a belief in a god or gods. The term ‘religion’ can properly be applied only to belief systems which include a belief … Continue reading

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Atheism in the public square

In a letter to Thomas Jefferson, John Adams wrote Twenty times in the course of my late reading have I been on the point of breaking out, “This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no … Continue reading

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