Why One Christian Will Vote for Obama

BY BEN SMITH

Some time ago, pundit Ann Coulter wrote a book entitled Godless: The Church of Liberalism. Among the book’s extremist generalizations and various misstatements, the underlying thesis seems to be that liberal thinkers don’t derive their arguments from the character of God.

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Assumptions We Make

BY JOEL MOODY

In math, we assume and define certain ideas, and, using these assumptions and definitions, build up a system (some may say a language) in which we can study patterns, prove more complicated ideas within the limits of the system, and use our conclusions to describe rules which apply to the system. All people do something similar in their own lives, though perhaps not as rationally or as consciously. We all have a few assumptions that are the pillars for our worldviews, and we build our worldviews on top of these pillars. Continue reading “Assumptions We Make”