Cave Men and God

    In her very interesting Cave Man Novels, Jean M. Auel makes spirits a very important part of the day-to-day life of these primitive people. Oddly though, they never seem to mention God, the Great Spirit, or any other term to reference a Supreme Being, or Supreme Spirit, at least not among the Neanderthal. Of course,…

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Seeing Like a Baby

    A baby is fascinated with everything. Everything is new and strange to it, so it pays attention to everything. And a baby doesn’t have any prejudices yet so one new thing is just as interesting as another. It is just as fascinated by a humble dandelion as it is by the most elegant tea rose….

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The Random Action Problem

    Same people are firm supporters of the concept of random accomplishment. They think that the best way to build a brick building is to drop a load of bricks from a helicopter and hope that they will form a building when they land. If it doesn’t work the first time, try again and again and…

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Dealing with God

    It’s funny how some people think they can deal with God as if they were haggling with a merchant in a European bazaar.“If you cure my cancer, God, I will go to church every day.”“If you help me win the lottery God, I will do your bidding.”“If you reveal yourself to me with a miracle,…

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