Monthly Archives: March 2010

Seamonkey 2 on CentOS 5

I prefer Seamonkey to other web browsers. The generic tarball build offered for Linux on the Seamonkey website doesn’t work quite right on my machine. Currently I find no one building it for CentOS 5, and certainly not tracking the … Continue reading

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CentOS: Fixing Ugly KDE Fonts

On CentOS/RHEL 5 in particular, I found the fonts in KDE 3 were ragged, and unresponsive to efforts to clean them up via recompiling Freetype2 libs with bytecode hinting turned on. After reading up on it a bit, I decided … Continue reading

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Implications of the Decalogue: Conclusion

The Covenant of Moses was closed at the Cross. In that sense, God today holds no one accountable to the Law of Moses. We keep it around, referring to it historically, so that we may learn about His Laws in … Continue reading

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Implications of the Decalogue: Ten

You shall not covet your neighbor’s property. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is your neighbor’s. The Hebrew word “covet” carried more weight than … Continue reading

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Implications of the Decalogue: Nine

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. The Suzerain does not permit dishonesty. Since it would require more than one witness in court to meet the minimum evidence of a crime, it would invariably be collusion and conspiracy … Continue reading

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Implications of the Decalogue: Eight

You shall not steal. The word translated into English as “steal” covers a wide range of unjust takings, including frauds. It should be obvious how this inflicts harm on the community. The whole point of living in proximity of others … Continue reading

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Implications of the Decalogue: Seven

You shall not commit adultery. This is one commandment more honored in the violation than in the keeping. The Suzerain is not amused when people break faith. We are not animals operating with no moral compass, but bear a heavy … Continue reading

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