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Two kinds of knowing

As I’ve been reading John I’m seeing two very different kinds of knowing—two types of confidence. On the one hand, we see the religious elite of Jesus’ day who were confident because of their doctrinal traditions, education, and position. On … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris on ethics

While learning about Jordan Peterson, I’ve been fascinated with the discussions he’s had with Sam Harris, one of the so-called four horsemen of the New Atheists. There’s literally hours of those discussions on YouTube. In my estimation, these are, by … Continue reading

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Knowing versus Google-knowing

Do you know that or do you just “Google-know” it? “Google-know” is an interesting expression of late. How much does Google know about you? Click here to find out! Well, there may be lots of bits collected on me, but … Continue reading

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Marxism, Artificial Intelligence, and Postmodernism

I’m going to go a little off-topic today to share something controversial but I think important. Jordan Peterson has made an interesting connection between Marxism, artificial intelligence, and postmodernism in the video interview below. I’m always interested in where we … Continue reading

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Truth: why we need more than just the facts

I was intrigued by what Insanitybytes22 brought up about the difference between facts and truth here in the comments of the last post. She mentioned that the truth is a Person. I’ve talked about this myself in “Jesus Christ IS the Truth.” I … Continue reading

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Facts, knowing, and mystery

How do we know something? Do we know it when we have all the facts? Or, is there a more significant knowing? For instance, I might have all the facts about lemonade, but that doesn’t mean I know what it’s … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ IS the Truth

We’ve been looking at how knowing facts does not necessarily mean we know the truth. As I said last time, truth, in the deepest sense, is when we not only know the facts but understand their meaning and significance. One … Continue reading

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