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by Gwarlroge
Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Reading on decline
Replies: 26
Views: 4932

Re: Readign on decline

But Gwarl, you're promoting one extrinsic reason to read (religious) to swap for another (good grades, $$). What about reading for its own sake? Because, whether or not it has related benefits, we simply like to do so? That's what I think we're losing. Also true. The problem for me is: How does thi...
by Gwarlroge
Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Reading on decline
Replies: 26
Views: 4932

Re: Readign on decline

The boiled-down version of my post is: Our modern educational system doesn't teach us a good, solid reason for reading well. Whereas old educations might have left us with a profound knowledge of Scripture and led us to faith and good works, the new ones take a general psychological profile of a per...
by Gwarlroge
Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Reading on decline
Replies: 26
Views: 4932

Re: Readign on decline

I've seen stats, It doesn't look good. Literary reading is way down. I blame technology and the educational system. What do you think? I just found a good book on this subject: Technopoly , by Neil Postman. Unfortunately, I had to ship it to an Amazon customer before I finished reading it. Sooo... ...
by Gwarlroge
Sat Aug 21, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Relax
Topic: Owww... Podagra!
Replies: 10
Views: 3705

Re: Owww... Podagra!

Metacrock wrote:how could Gout keep you from feeling God's presence?
It doesn't make it impossible, but some people with gout also become depressed as a consequence of their ailment--not out of self-pity, but as a side effect of the disease.

Are the meds working yet, Tiny?
by Gwarlroge
Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:38 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: Owww... Podagra!
Replies: 10
Views: 3705

Re: Owww... Podagra!

My first thought is that this gout may be some of the problem w/r/t your sensation of the presence of God. Charles Spurgeon had a similar condition.

My second thought is: :cry: . Sorry, Tinythinker.
by Gwarlroge
Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:52 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Should KR write a book?
Replies: 12
Views: 2740

Re: Should KR write a book?

I vote Yes. :D
by Gwarlroge
Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: I've made huge progress this summer
Replies: 37
Views: 7030

Re: I've made huge progress this summer

tinythinker wrote:Sorry, that doesn't help.
...with what?

[EDIT: Oh. Never mind. :S]
by Gwarlroge
Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:51 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: Maybe a change in outlook
Replies: 5
Views: 2576

Re: Maybe a change in outlook

met wrote:I think its hilarious how Gwal put this up here on . . . the 'Relax' board :D :mrgreen: :twisted: :ugeek:
More of a reminder to myself than anyone else! :P
by Gwarlroge
Sun Aug 08, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: Maybe a change in outlook
Replies: 5
Views: 2576

Re: Maybe a change in outlook

Metacrock wrote:I'm always not a Calvinist so that perspective is the only one I use.
Which perspective do you mean, Meta?