All I can say is... "wow".
Google's informal but well-known motto, "Don't be evil," seems to be mere hyperbole as the company once again shows itself to be anything but the great bastion of moral conscience they proclaim to be.
Often discerning men find themselves dismayed by the reasoning presented by parties in an argument. That is not to say that there are only two sides to an argument, but in the manner of adversarial combat, war and legal cases, in the philosophical tradition of disputed questions, things seem to resolve themselves into two camps. From my own experience both sides are often wrong, or only partially right, or right for the wrong reasons, or wrong for the right reasons.
In the disposition of our character, we are either moving closer to truth or we are moving away from it. The mind holds no static relationship to the verities. Men are either pulling closer to the eternal, good, true and beautiful or they are flying deeper into absurdity, like planets wandering out of orbit into a void.
*also see Part I: Leap of Faith
I am decidedly persuaded that truth matters. I am decidedly convinced that a property of truth is that it adheres fully only to true things, which is to say that truth does not adhere to things that are false. The more truth we know, the more truth we are prepared to receive. The more true things we perceive, the more likely it is that we are alert to the presence of error in our judgment.
I recently found out this week (February 14-21) is National Condom Week, in honor of St. Valentine no doubt. We didn't plan our advocacy visits to coincide with the occasion, but we figured we should acknowledge the festivities in our meetings.
By John Snyder
With the apparent front-runner status of Mitt Romney as the Republican Candidate for President, Bible- believing Americans are returning again to the same question that confronted them four years ago: does Mormonism constitute a chasm which Christians cannot bridge in good faith.
Welcome to the new ITPS website!
We have been hard at work rebuilding in the Public Square.