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Thoughts on blog writing after 800 articles . . . questioning the value and meaning of ideas

This is my 800th article in this blog (and there over 600 drafts yet to be finished at the time I’m writing this).  Its also my 7th anniversary of writing blogs on this site.  Since I have written so much it has … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how the ‘enlightment’ was motivated by the failure of Christianity

I’ve always felt that the so called ‘enlightment’ in European history was really a reaction to the grim perspective of life created by Christianity.   As we all know, Christianity taught that we were all sinners.  As such, we need to all … Continue reading

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