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    A plurality of gods, who often but don't always...

    A plurality of gods, who often but don't always agree with one another?
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    That, I would agree with. She made missteps, but...

    It was Hillary being a poor candidate, combined with her hubris and the staggering level of incompetence in her campaign that screwed the pooch.

    Don't put that on Sanders![/QUOTE]

    Do you...
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    Is there any credible evidence that third party...

    Is there any credible evidence that third party voting caused Trump's electoral college win, or is that just the DNC's answer to Trump's own conspiracy theory about uncounted millions of illegal...
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    I note that Jesus' advice was to be unworried,...

    However one determines that. Seems to me like making the Bible in one's moral likeness.

    I don't want to go the other way, either. In another forum, I pointed out a contradiction about preparing...
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    Or yucca-ing it up? :hysterical:

    You don't have to get all prickly about it.

    Bernie is really sticking it to them tonight. His supporters are yuccing it up.[/QUOTE]

    Or yucca-ing it up? :hysterical:
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    More like the second reason. Personally, I don't...

    More like the second reason. Personally, I don't like presidents who meddle around in the Legislative anyway (yes, I know I'm in the minority and everyone else thinks they're some sort of...
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    Since you bring it up, I note that Matthew 25...

    Since you bring it up, I note that Matthew 25 belongs to the middle section of Jesus' most well-known sermon, the element of his teaching that comes closest to a systematic moral or philosophical...
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    I was severely disappointed when I realized this...

    I was severely disappointed when I realized this thread was not about Great Basin botany.
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    I would advise treating divine moral advice...

    I would advise treating divine moral advice similarly to human moral advice. You must have some rubric for discerning the value of moral arguments.
  10. Well, handguns are certainly a more common cause...

    Well, handguns are certainly a more common cause of death than assault rifles. Perhaps you're right, and we should ban handguns as well.
  11. They should express their freedom and autonomy by...

    They should express their freedom and autonomy by doing what atheist men demand that they do, not what Muslim men demand that they do. Nothing is quite so liberating as stripping your clothes off in...
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    Why are we assuming that there is a "the"...

    Why are we assuming that there is a "the" problem? I look around this country and I see a fuck ton of problems. Deeply distressing problems
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    Remind me why our troops are there in the first...

    Remind me why our troops are there in the first place? Would you say of them, too, that death should come from above, since it was their choice to go warlording in a land that is not theirs?

    It...
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    I would be willing to import Canadians to do our...

    I would be willing to import Canadians to do our voting for us.
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    I've heard of that! A colleague of mine has been...

    Which is why we should greatly reduce meat consumption. If it were all being raised sustainably, there'd be no ecological issue. But it obviously is not, and volume of demand has a lot to do with...
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    It's almost as though you personally were not the...

    It’s interesting that you should post this so soon after I explained that I have done a lot more than sign petitions.
    I’m a progressive who cares about building progress that lasts beyond a cult of...
  17. Absolutely true in higher education, I despair of...

    Absolutely true in higher education, I despair of the way female administrators are treated and related to when compared to their male counterparts, especially those who are also Latina. It's an...
  18. I recently had an interesting reminder of the...

    I recently had an interesting reminder of the degree to which gay men, even privileged white gay men, are still distrusted by the public at large. I was on a long drive with my mother, and the...
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    The DNC, summarized: 26197

    The DNC, summarized:

    26197
  20. I strongly suspect that the protestors in...

    I strongly suspect that the protestors in question would disagree with you on that point.
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    A very interesting question, for the most part. ...

    A very interesting question, for the most part.

    I'm agnostic on the question, personally.

    That sounds like a much more common Christian perspective than what Charlie was proposing, yes.
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    Betcha you're wrong... shall we go down your list...

    William Craig Lane, Ed Feser, Alvin Plantinga, Richard Swinburne, John Hicks, David bentley Hart, every RCC theologian in good standing with the RCC, really, it is hard to think of any that do not...
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    What modern Christian theologians insist that God...

    What modern Christian theologians insist that God "must be" anything?
  24. I doubt that Bern-berns is seriously offended....

    I doubt that Bern-berns is seriously offended. He's not as vulnerable as Pete to SJW attacks, so this is really just an opportunity for free news coverage. And since most Americans are...
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    Preach it!

    Preach it!
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