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Godwin’d in 1, sometimes the comparison is apt, or: The horrors of progressivism and lopsided accusations of extremism.

Godwin’s law Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say -Warnings of slippery slopes not so fallacious. Pushing Infanticide -Denmark heirs of Mengele Monty Python oracles of our times –Here Eugenics in the United States -Although Californian/American progressivism inspired the Reich Abortion … Continue reading

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Bodies of the damned

What kind of body will the damned have? Will they be raised with glorious incorruptible bodies like our risen king’s? Will they be raised with another perishable body? It is frustrating enough that we know so little of the future … Continue reading

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Improving Wikipedia

analyze wikipedia articles automatically to find the ratio of words to citations Sadly the above link doesn’t return anything useful. I propose a needed feature for wikipedia is to automatically determine the ratio of citations in an article to the … Continue reading

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The Minimum Wage Debate in link form

    The Minimum Wage is Racist Walter Williams Again Social Mobility in America The mainstream view on social mobility, and they speak with a british accent Sowell The validity of price controls in a given market is not an … Continue reading

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Denmark’s Terrible Gini Coefficient

Commentators pay frequent attention to the Gini coefficient of income in various countries to determine which countries are more ‘equal’, that is which countries have the lowest disparities between rich and poor. Equally frequent is the lack of attention paid to … Continue reading

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Markan Priority without Q, support from Mark 4 and parrallels

The synoptic problem-the explanation of the literary relationship between Matthew, Mark, and Luke-is intractable, despite (or perhaps because of) the efforts of brilliant men on all sides of the debate. Of the numerous possible relationships among the synoptics three are … Continue reading

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Did you click?

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Lear, and Edmund; Means, and Ends

“We have been trying, like Lear, to have it both ways: to lay down our human prerogative and yet at the same time to retain it.  It is impossible.  Either we are rational spirit obliged for ever to obey [absolute … Continue reading

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Drones, a Letter to the Editor

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Jesus’ Self Knowledge

        At what point did Jesus know who he was? In medieval and renaissance art we frequently see an infant, and sometimes newborn, Jesus standing erect, looking out of the painting at, and making the sign of … Continue reading

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