Martin’s Musings: Emergence

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Use Google go to Heaven

Google Watch : God Loves Google, Yahoo Can Go to Hell

 

Apparently, accroding to Christian.net Google is preferred among Christians for search engines.

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November 14, 2006 Posted by | Morality | Leave a comment

Colleges and “American” Values

Top 10 Colleges for American Values
Choosing the Right College: The Whole Truth About America’s Top Schools,” by ISI Books has been published since 1998. It seems a little unnerving that people would choose schools on something as nebulous as “American” values.  I guess what they are speaking to is the idea of tradition and the “ideal” family. As one might guess, most of the top 10 are from some religious background or influence.
 
I must say that I have not read the book, but I saw nothing in the discussion of it to suggest that there is a clear definition of values. It seems to be a synonym for tradition, conservatism and religion. I believe that anyone should be able to choose an educational direction for themselves or their kids. For me, it is just the seemingly presumptious way in which the books suggests.
 
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October 25, 2005 Posted by | Behavior, Commentary, Culture, Morality, Philosophy, Politics, Values | Leave a comment

Catholic Church no longer swears by truth of the Bible

Hmmm– very interesting article in the Time of London. The catholic church has begun to say that parts of the bible are inaccurate or untrue. In the article, Catholic Church no longer swears by truth of the Bible, go as as far as to suggest passages that are untrue or true. I have always found the book of Genesis to be fascinating. It is here that some of the confilicting accounts are brought up and therefore at least one has to be untrue.
 
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October 9, 2005 Posted by | Commentary, Culture, Morality, Philosophy, Values | Leave a comment