Monday, June 27, 2005

A cube seen from different directions is still a cube.

If you say you are arguing facts you are committing to a statement which is in opposition with itself.

Pronunciation: 'à r-gyà Function: verb Inflected Form(s): ar·gued; ar·gu·ing Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French arguer to accuse, reason & Latin arguere to demonstrate, prove; Middle French arguer, from Latin argutare to prate, frequentative of arguere; akin to Hittite arkuwai- to plead, respondDate: 14th centuryintransitive senses1 : to give reasons for or against something :
REASON 2 : to contend or disagree in words : DISPUTE transitive senses1 : to give evidence of : INDICATE 2 : to consider the pros and cons of : DISCUSS 3 : to prove or try to prove by giving reasons : MAINTAIN 4 : to persuade by giving reasons : INDUCE synonym see DISCUSS- ar·gu·er /-gy-w-er/ noun

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Main Entry: fact Pronunciation: 'faktFunction: nounEtymology: Latin factum, from neuter of factus, past participle of facereDate: 15th century1 : a thing done: as a : obsolete :

FEAT b : CRIME c : archaic : ACTION 2 : archaic : PERFORMANCE, DOING 3 : the quality of being actual : ACTUALITY 4 a : something that has actual existence b : an actual occurrence 5 : a piece of information presented as having objective reality - in fact : in truth Pronunciation Key
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A fact is conclusive and permenent. There is no gaurentee that an argument will contain facts or be factual. If you are arguing facts or setting facts against one another in a contest to see which fact wins then you are saying that one fact wins and one fact a lie, which simply cannot be. Either it is a fact or it is not.

A cube with 6 different colors is seen by an idividual from one side seeing only green declaring it to be a green cube arguing with another who sees it from the red side and arguing that it is a red cube is still a cube but one of many colors and both combatants in the debate are at best only partially right. Which of course would be the weiners objective tieing his rightness to the victory.

This is what I see men doing today. Looking at a cube only from thier point of view. Apparently unable to or unwilling to change thier position at least long enough to see what the other sees and then investigating further so that they may discover that it is a cube of 6 sides with 6 different colors.

A person who is not a Christian and is unable to or unwilling to change his position long enough to see life from our perspective will never be able to take that walk around that cube and never be able to see it for what it is.

How does one see life from our perspective? Simple-say these words. Jesus save me, forgive me of my sins. And enter into life from a whole new perspective.

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