Category Archives: Philosophy

REFLECTED GLORY

According to biblical cosmology, God created a greater light to rule the day and a lesser light to rule the night. He also created smaller lights which he called the stars. Perhaps we could analogize this hierarchy of lights to … Continue reading

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TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY

Ho! Ho! Ho! as the fat man would say. Our family formally launched the celebration of the holiday season. To accomplish this task we staged a small gathering to decorate the Christmas tree. I assumed the most difficult task in … Continue reading

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SHOA

I just celebrated my eighty ninth birthday. Upon reflection I realized that I have lived through much of the most momentous century in history. I also realized that Abraham Lincoln was right when he stated that the world will little … Continue reading

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COME HOME

Allow me to expose you to a bit of Americana. Most evangelical protestants have participated in the religious experience called the altar call. After preaching about the prodigal son, the clergyman implores his congregation to come forward to the altar … Continue reading

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SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH “THE OCTOGENARIAN”

Listen to internet radio with vcubed on BlogTalkRadio On Saturday, May 5, 2013, I had the pleasure of interviewing “The Octogenarian” along with his long time friend, Dr. Jim Skalicky. We hope you enjoy this interview. ============================================================== By the end … Continue reading

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A SPECIAL POST BY “THE OCTOGENARIAN”

Enjoy this fascinating discussion with “The Octogenarian” amongst friends:

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IS MARRIAGE OBSOLETE? (II)

Recently the New York Times carried an editorial about poverty in schools. The article maintained that children raised in poverty were traumatized. As a result they became sad, distracted, aggressive and tuned out. Chaos reigned and the most disruptive students … Continue reading

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BLITHE SPIRIT OF MYTH

“Hail to thee blithe spirit, bird thou never wert”. Thus begins an ode to a nightingale. But what does the poet have in mind? He writes a paeon to a bird and then states that the feathered creature never was … Continue reading

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COGITO ERGO SUM?

In my previous communication I extolled the virtues of logical and analytical thinking. I even had the temerity to bring out the heavy artillery of Holy Scripture to support that view. Perhaps I was somewhat dismissive of actions based upon … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL (UNCONSCIOUS) MADE ME DO IT

I thank whatever Gods may be for the small modicum of success I have enjoyed during my life. As a rational being I am tempted to take full credit for my decisions that led to favorable outcomes. However, if I … Continue reading

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