Saturday, July 02, 2005

Back to the Supreme Court

So the President gets his first nominee to the highest "human" court in the land. I suppose I should say more but I have this mellow streak going for me right now (No I hate drugs) and there is not much for the gp to go on though I have had a few inklings of whom I would like to see. Some of my picks you would have to add toung in cheek to.

Potentially this would be a turning point for the U.S.. Forest Gump says it best' "that's all I have to say about that".

Soooo let me tell you what I have been up to lately. (Yes I do have other hobbies besides verbally blasting away at my decrepit country). I play a lot of PC games and I have discovered to my delight that there are sites that do mods on some of my slightly older but favorite games. These people are outstanding at their craft and this stuff is open and free. They do it for the love of the game. I find that is so refreshing in an age where if you ain't got a buck you ain't got nothing.

I also enjoy the distraction from the every day ho-hum run of the mill death-murder-kill stuff we get on the tube. The News media down here has an incredible fetish with violence. It just freaks me out so I try and immerse myself in something that makes a lot more sense (war) than the locals acting like a bunch of heathans.

I am not sure how I will react to the upcoming cataclysms but one thing for sure this stinking world deserves it.

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.

So the Supreme Court puts off the inevitable

The Supreme Court has dodged the idea that they will have to deface thier own building in it's recent ruling regarding displays containing religious content. Or have they? They still look hypocritacle and duplicitous to me.

Now just to make this perfectly clear, I am all 100% for public displays of Christianity. Just in case you thought I was arguing against the Ten commandments or any other chisled proclamation of God.

However My point is these men have just straddled a picket fence and as they try to walk down this pointy line they are going to find out that it is one inguinaly painful trip.

This is what it looks like they have said to me> This countries public buildings may display outside on their lawns religious displays but not inside their buildings, except for their own which they deem to be appropriate. That is strict hypocrisy in its simplest form.