Category Archives: Riddles

The Word of God is inerrant. His scribes, not so much.

Jesus is inerrant, but the Bible isn’t. Anyone who’s spent any time in serious study of the Bible (or even someone who’s only delved into it intermittently) will have discovered, for themselves, apparent contradictions, of which there are very, very … Continue reading

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Never wrestle with a pig

Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself. Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes. (NIV)

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Who rolled away the stone?

I missed the deadline for an Easter Sunday blog post, partly because, unlike Jesus, I’m not an early riser, and partly because I got a bit carried away studying scripture. I might have to lay off the Bible study for … Continue reading

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The Hobbit is a Biblically Inspired Story

[Guest post by Julian Crawford, Leader of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party.] It is well known that J.R.R. Tolkien was a devout Christian, who attended church daily and was responsible for bringing fellow author C.S. Lewis to faith. What is … Continue reading

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How many holes?

How many holes are in this bucket? Non-existence is not a fact, it is the absence of a fact, it is a derivative concept pertaining to a relationship, i.e., a concept which can be formed or grasped only in relation … Continue reading

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You don’t need H2O to have water

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Don’t ask about the bronze rat

Here’s a story problem about a situation that doctors often encounter: 1% of women at age forty who participate in routine screening have breast cancer. 80% of women with breast cancer will get positive mammographies. 9.6% of women without breast cancer will … Continue reading

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Eternal Vigilance… In Da House.

Communion. Christian Libertarians / Eternal Vigilance bloggers Reed, Richard, and Twikiriwhi. Liberty Conference. Crowne Hotel. Auckland. 6-10-12. It was great to meet you Reed, and to catch up again with you Richard. HAHAHA! Check out our Halo’s! “…And there appeared … Continue reading

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How many legs does a donkey have if you call the tail a leg?

[Reprised from SOLO, March 2008. Does calling a civil union a gay marriage make it a marriage?!] The gut notion of objectivity is captured in an anecdote from the life of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln and a political colleague were discussing … Continue reading

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And then I woke up

Sunday last (27 May) I posted a tongue-in-cheek farewell message. This is my final post. Why? Because the world ends today. Come midnight, the world hadn’t ended. But there was still time … New Zealand is 12 hours ahead of … Continue reading

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