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They Want You Stupid and Docile

I went to teachers’ college and got certified for public education. In the process, I was put through a lot of pedagogy courses. Some of them were bullshit, but they did cue me on studies done in the past to … Continue reading

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Review of Human Government

By no means should you agree with me on everything, or anything at all. But if you are going to keep reading this blog, you might need a map or outline of my thinking on human government, particularly in the … Continue reading

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Racism Is Not a Sin

Under the assumptions of Radix Fidem, I promote the idea that a covenant trumps all other human factors. It is possible for faith to arise in the human soul to the point that, while we cannot ignore genuine human influences, … Continue reading

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Understanding Mortality

God protected Israel when she was faithful to the Covenant. Take the time to analyze the broader history of the Ancient Near East. You will see that Israel rose on the collapse of one older and fading empire, and conquered … Continue reading

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Good People?

Sometimes you have to state the obvious. Western minds are obsessed with the question of what defines a good person, and how we become good people. The biblical approach is completely different. The underlying assumption is that there are no … Continue reading

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Radix Fidem Curriculum: Anthropology

6. Anthropology Westerners in general, and Americans in particular, are bound under a horrific, demonic mythology about the heart. It’s far more than an organ that pumps blood through you body. Even scientists know that the heart has its own … Continue reading

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The Task Is Departure

Just as a reminder, I tend to favor Eric Berne’s Transactional Analysis as a model for human psychology. There are multiple models out there, and no one of them can explain everything. That’s because the human psyche is inexplicable in … Continue reading

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Four Needs of Manhood

Hat tip to Jay for this one: The Four Kinds Of Male Loneliness. The article refers to loneliness men feel for: 1. feminine companionship 2. the brotherhood of other men 3. a lord, human and/or divine 4. the man he … Continue reading

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The Clan of Radix Fidem

Bottom line: We are the Tribe of Christ. Within that great and massive tribe, we are the Clan of Radix Fidem. If you elect to be a part of this clan, there are loyalties and expectations. First and foremost, you … Continue reading

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Serenity in Other Words

Don’t get distracted. I’ll admit up front that I could be wrong on lots of things. In particular, I refer to my blather about politics and economics. I’m not trying to show you how smart I am; I’m trying to … Continue reading

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