RE: Is the Hubbert curve a factor in the Bush Administrations rush to

From: Alexanian, Moorad (alexanian@uncw.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 24 2003 - 13:50:03 EST

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    Obedience is an integral part of the Christian faith. Jesus taught us
    enough for us to be imitators of Him. Moorad

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Robert Schneider [mailto:rjschn39@bellsouth.net]
    Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 1:42 PM
    To: Alexanian, Moorad; Walter Hicks; Joel Cannon
    Cc: asa@calvin.edu
    Subject: Re: Is the Hubbert curve a factor in the Bush Administrations
    rush to

    We might better ask, "What would Jesus have us do?"

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Alexanian, Moorad" <alexanian@uncw.edu>
    To: "Walter Hicks" <wallyshoes@mindspring.com>; "Joel Cannon"
    <jcannon@washjeff.edu>
    Cc: <asa@calvin.edu>
    Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 1:22 PM
    Subject: RE: Is the Hubbert curve a factor in the Bush Administrations
    rush to

    > Regarding What Would Jesus Do or Say? I would rather concentrate on
    > What Jesus Did or Said! Let us not go into the business of guessing
    what
    > would God do. Moorad
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Walter Hicks [mailto:wallyshoes@mindspring.com]
    > Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 1:07 PM
    > To: Joel Cannon
    > Cc: asa@calvin.edu
    > Subject: Re: Is the Hubbert curve a factor in the Bush Administrations

    > rush to
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Joel Cannon wrote:
    >
    > > Walter Hicks said:
    > >
    > > > I would suggest that the difference between Joel and Glenn is not

    > > > a
    >
    > > > question of the Hubbert curve, but rather one of preconceived
    > > > philosophies. It is just the same old liberal versus conservative
    > > > outlooks (IMO) and has nothing to do with "WWJD".
    > >
    > > OK Walter, you are asking the question that I would like people to
    > > be asking and I find it being asked distressingly little. What would

    > > Jesus do? Would he be at the controls of a bomber flying over
    > > Baghdad and if he was there would he drop the bombs?
    >
    > That is a specious question IMO. Why not ask that question about World

    > War II? Or about a Police Officer in the line of of duty? Or a home
    > owner defending the life of his family when under attack and the only
    > option left is to allow his family to die? How do you answer these?
    > How many pacifist examples does one need?
    >
    > The real question is where do Christian values lie -- not would Jesus
    > be a Bombardier? (See George Murphy's "just war?" posting). Do we
    > follow a totally pacifist example and surrender to all enemies -- or
    > is there a line somewhere? I submit that in the fight against evil one

    > has to think it out in detail and not dumb down the issue with liberal

    > or conservative canned philosophies (usually armed with propaganda
    > arguments to enforce the preconceived notions). The question is one of

    > how a Christian must react against evil in the best interest of all.
    >
    >
    > WWJD? I submit that "do nothing" as a canned philosophy is definitely
    > _not_ What Jesus Would Do.
    >
    >
    > Walt
    > .
    >
    >
    > ===================================
    > Walt Hicks <wallyshoes@mindspring.com>
    >
    > 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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