God, Time, and Gravitational Waves

There is a lot of theology in science. Whether knowingly or not, scientists often incorporate metaphysical assumptions about what ultimately does or doesn't exist into their theories. Einstein was no different.

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Columbus Did Not Prove The Earth Is Spherical...

It's an inspiring story: Christopher Columbus -- a man of reason, adventure, and discovery -- standing before the religious Council of Salamanca, presenting his plan to find a new trade route to India and prove his theory that the Earth is spherical; all the while maintaining an expression of calm courage, as the religious leaders assailed him with citations from the Bible attempting to prove his theory is false.

If you grew up in America, then you were likely taught this story in school. It has become a part of the very DNA of Western thinking...

But it simply isn't true. It's a myth.

Forgiveness Is Supernatural [CAPC]

The survivors and family members of those slain in the Charleston shooting astonished the nation last week, when they spoke to the murderer, “You hurt me…but God forgive you, and I forgive you.” “I forgive you and my family forgive you…Repent, and give your life to Christ.” “Every fiber in my body hurts…May God have mercy on you.”

Why would someone choose to forgive such horrific evil? And how could they find the strength to do so?

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How We Sabotage Our Own Education, and How To Stop (Part 2)

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How We Sabotage Our Own Education, and How To Stop (Part 1)

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