Permission vs. Causation

Hemant Mehta shared the above cartoon by Kristian Nyg√•rd. Despite being a somewhat silly attempt at humor, I think it actually highlights issues related to how people sometimes talk about God causing and/or permitting things in the universe. What do you think? Is it the kind of thing that can actually be a jumping-off point [Read More…]

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

I just watched the movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. It is a great movie to start the year with. It has Steve Carrell in the lead role, and is billed as a comedy. It does have amusing moments. But I would not classify it as a comedy. It is about [Read More…]

The Great Asteroid of 1998 (or how to respond to Facebook requests to do someone’s homework for them)

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