Facebook Comment Thread on “I agree taking care of the planet is important, but…”


Comment section thread under: https://www.facebook.com/howard.snyder.94/posts/3251398371581355 beginning with https://www.facebook.com/howard.snyder.94/posts/3251398371581355?comment_id=3251708074883718 Commentor: “I agree that taking care of the planet is important, but think life should take priority. From a scientific perspective I would recommend Bjorn Lomborg’s book How to spend $75 billion to make the world a better place. Howard Snyder: “Life of people; life of the planet; life of all God’s Continue Reading

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All for neighbor?


So spot on as to the problem with “identity theology” , which doesn’t bother with the right question. It focuses instead on “correctness” as something one “owns” and others don’t. It’s failure to ask about how our neighbor is affected , and neglected, is what makes it a doorway to hate, which is born out of ignorance of the neighbor’s Continue Reading

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More “higher learning” lows


How naive (mostly irresponsible) does a UNIVERSITY; a so-called “institution of higher learning”) have to be to NOT REALIZE nor EXPECT that college students will be college students, and SOMEHOW, ****NOT***** overcome the urge to celebrate and PARTY? While I know there are SOME who are cognizant enough to know what is a larger reality RIGHT NOW, this is such Continue Reading

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Gnosticism of the churches masks our inability to respond with any prophetic strength


My college days and Facebook friend Toby Roberts made a comment that sent me into a reply that I want to share as a post: Toby: Does the virus not like weddings? Actually, it LOVES weddings. Me: And they are happening, weekend after weekend, all summer, right across the street from me and unavoidably reminding me of the utter senselessness of clinging Continue Reading

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The drive to restore “normal” is at a feverish “idolatrous” pitch


I posted yesterday about another wedding about to happen. Well, it did, and it was just like the others: 40-50 people, exhibiting ZERO caution about distancing, or masks, laughing and screaming, singing, indoors for hours, and topping it off with a bride-groom procession between lines of people on both sides, maskless, shoulder to shoulder, out the front door and into Continue Reading

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Lawless crooks; mob rule


Trump Administration again tries to “bully” and retaliate, sending Michael Cohen back to prison from home confinement after he hesitated in signing a condition to his home confinement that he NOT publish his book or speak up about what is in it, or speak negatively about Trump. Federal judge says , in no uncertain terms, SHOVE IT. You cannot do Continue Reading

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