posted on 06/20/2012 6:20:36 AM PDT
To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; SumProVita; ...
posted on 06/20/2012 6:21:32 AM PDT
(Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? - St. Augustine)
posted on 06/20/2012 6:29:36 AM PDT
by Army Air Corps
(Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
“According to it, what is behind the universe is more like a mind than it is like anything else we know.....”
The moral law...hard to argue that man is a moral animal. CS Lewis covered it well in “Mere Christianity”. I’m glad for her.
posted on 06/20/2012 6:37:48 AM PDT
by Dick Vomer
(democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
Anne Rice made a big deal out of her conversion, but it didn't last long.
This is just another case of "Look at me! Look at me!"
posted on 06/20/2012 6:48:24 AM PDT
by E. Pluribus Unum
(Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
Apostasy!! what is the current laws in Atheism now?
posted on 06/20/2012 7:05:53 AM PDT
by Steve Van Doorn
(*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
To: Salvation; narses; Iscool
Looks like another found their way home
posted on 06/20/2012 8:42:59 AM PDT
(Party like it is 1773)
they see humanity as living on its own, disconnected from any fertile source of knowledge and goodness
Well, unless they understand nature herself as the source of both intelligibility and moral order (like the Stoics or Aristotle).
It's a more difficult case to make if you have a hard materialism (like the Epicureans or Hobbes), but it can still be made.
The main difficulty for contemporary atheists is that they also want to do away with any normative sense of the natural.
posted on 06/20/2012 9:09:52 AM PDT
(Claudius: "Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out.")
SInce probably half or so of self-described Catholics are practical atheists, she should feel right at home.
Lord our God, bless Thy servant Leah richly and stay with her on her journey.
posted on 06/20/2012 5:44:13 PM PDT
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