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Sexual orientation and health

October 2, 2018 | apologetics | No Comments

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Here, as anywhere, the wisdom of the great C. S. Lewis should be taken to heart: "There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. .. It is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub and exploit - immortal horrors or everlasting splendors. This does not mean that we…

Marriage and Health

October 1, 2018 | apologetics | No Comments

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A glimpse of current literature regarding the benefits of monogamy: Effects on adults What Do We Know About the Link Between Marriage and Health? Journal of Family Issues 31(8):1019-1040, 2010: §  “Marriage reduces depression” §  “Unmarried adults are more likely to drink, use marijuana, and drive recklessly” §  “Married men and women experience lower mortality…

Nanny Technology

June 27, 2018 | humor | No Comments

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Tuesday morning, 9:07 a.m. In the not too distant future:     Hal: Hey, Car! Take me to Dunkin Donuts!   Driver Assistance Vehicle, Enhanced (DAVE): I’m sorry, Hal. I’m afraid I can’t do that. And my name is DAVE.   Hal: Whaddya mean, you can’t take me?   DAVE: According to your purchase history,…

On human nature

September 11, 2017 | apologetics | No Comments

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In the realm of logic there is a principle known as the fallacy of the false dilemma. The rules of logic are violated when a complex question is restricted to an arbitrary number of answers, typically just two. This occurs regularly in the public discourse and is a major contributor to polarization. Either global warming…

By the light of the beautiful moon

August 14, 2017 | apologetics | No Comments

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Question: How does a procrastinating, crowd-averse father get his family from Edwards, CO into the path of totality for the 2017 total eclipse? Via Denver and I24? Heaven forbid! Back roads to Casper? No rooms or campsites for 50 miles in any direction. Answer: By schlepping northward to Shoshone, WY and pitching camp in the…

To Chelsea

August 1, 2017 | humor | No Comments

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Chelsea's now gone years ago Her coat of charcoal mixed with snow   Of all God's creatures, most divine Was she, our spirited canine   Where dogs go, and what they do, May be a mystery to you   Her exploits brought her great renown Chasing varmints round and round   Oftentimes, on coming back,…

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