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Some Thoughts On Loneliness

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Lately the subject of loneliness has been on my mind.  In one of my past journal entries, I quoted Bertrand Russell saying, “Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. These passions, like great winds, have blown […]

Problems For Creationists – Part II

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Yesterday I pointed out that if the universe had been created 6,000 years ago, we should only see stars within a radius of 6,000 light years from our planet.  This of course isn’t the case.  We see stars within our own Milky Way which are almost a hundred thousand light years away, and can see […]

A Problem For Creationists

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Take a look at the night sky.  It’s well known that many of the stars are tens of thousands of light years away.  The farthest stars we observe in the Milky Way are around 95,000 light years away from us.  There are innumerable galaxies which are millions or even billions of light years away from […]

Imaginary Friends

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Just the other day I received an email from my grandfather entitled, “How would you introduce Christ to a room full of people?” I just find these things silly.  Why does God need someone to introduce Himself?  God is all powerful and all knowing, and they claim He’s longing to have a relationship with me.  […]

Are We Near The End Of The World?

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

We may well be nearing the end of the world, but not for reasons found in the Book of Revelation or the Mayan calendar.  I share the opinion of Dr. Stephen Hawking: Here’s is the video’s transcript: “I see great dangers for the human race. There have been a number of times in the past […]

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