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PreciseText of Obama "You Didn't Build It" Remarks Showing Hypocrisy of Limbaugh-Romney

Binary Heritage Triadic Future Human Escape Hatch

Binary Heritage Jesus broke the grip of binary thinking by saying a house divided cannot stand Today's world is still enslaved by dualism and binary thinking If this that One side or the other Win or lose Yea or nay Binary works well enough in the limited realm of math but it wreaks havoc with values   Binary thinking cannot reckon with the  complex orders of divine reality
Triadic Future Charles Sanders Pierce was a realist whose inventive mind presaged the cyber era Pierce's thinking supported the understanding of Jesus about a house divided Peirce propounded a thought structure that recognized the confused but pregnant signs in  our minds as Firsts For Peirce a First evolves by hitting bumps or conditions or rules which he called Seconds Peirce assumed that when we school ourselves  Firsts and Seconds are reconciled and linked together in a Third A Third is the actualization in a practical sense of the First and the Second Peirce understood that history moves forward and tha…

Deliver us from evil is a prominent and disturbing element in the shortest but most pregnant prayer there is

Deliver us from evil is a prominent and disturbing element  in the shortest but most pregnant prayer there is Gram Parsons wrote in Hickory Wind that trouble is real It is and this prayer acknowledges that we can fall into it  Trouble becomes evil when it willfully harms others  with words or deeds  Harm can be defined by leading to or involving death We do not have the right to kill  Evil is human-made So this prayer makes no bones about it  Deliver us means rescue us  Deliver us means save us  It is no accident that the previous line of the prayer is  Lead us not into temptation  When we are in trouble  and close to being enveloped by evil  we need to see the harm that we are doing by our actions -  including our silence  This should create remorse  It should lead one to be thankful  that we have this twelve line prayer a gift to every last human being on the planet  A prayer that asks simply  that you live a life that  forgives others as you are forgiven

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