Re: Frustrations (was Re: Randomness)

From: Walter Hicks (
Date: Fri May 31 2002 - 09:11:12 EDT

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    Jim Eisele wrote:

    > I will go a 1/2 step further. There are "conservatives" on this list.
    > I, for one, find "liberal" theology brainless.
    > "Conservative" theology - God wrote the Bible. It is truth.
    > "Liberal" theology -
    > See, I can't even come up with a definition!

    I suggest that you open up a dictionary -- even though that often does
    not work on the ASA list. Look up the definitions of "conservative" and
    "liberal". Apply those definitions to theology and -- lo and behold-- you
    have the definitions of "conservative theology" and "liberal theology".

    The amazing thing is that it works for almost subject (Theology, Politics,
    School System, Ethics, etc.)

    Both substitute a canned philosophy for thinking and are therefore

    I prefer the "libertarian" outlook. Nobody gets to tell me what to think


    Walt Hicks <>

    In any consistent theory, there must exist true but not provable statements. (Godel's Theorem)

    You can only find the truth with logic If you have already found the truth without it. (G.K. Chesterton) ===================================

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