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|I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. |
—ELEANOR ROOSEVELT One merchant I know, in a small Midwestern town,
sold children's shoes. He gently steered mothers to the most appropriate, often ...
John Earman, John D. Norton - 1998 - 581 pages
|The second case would involve abandoning not only the core of rational decision |
theory, but our very conception of ourselves as ... If we somehow were forced to
see our scheme for rationalizing explanation as inadequate for descriptive/
explanatory ... Rather than speak only of the "slack" between the mental and the
physical ways of thinking, I would also insist upon the ... I suspect that mentalistic
psychology could learn to live without any particular element of rational decision
|In turn, Kundera connects these words to the unbearable weight of having to live |
our lives over again and again ... In the midst of this meditation, Kundera tells us
that "We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, ... Given the
difficulties that our multiplicitous natures place us within, then, we often are
inclined to think that we are ill ... On the contrary, our decision to view things in
this way is often the chief encumbrance we face as we try to determine what is
fitting for us.
|And so then, in that instance, sin becomes about accepting dualism as reality and |
about how we are somehow permanently disconnected from God. I think
Christians may have to accept that sin isn't the reason why we're frail. That frailty
... And so sin isn't what's inherently wrong with us; it's the process whereby we
learn to live out who we are meant to be. ... The issue with the Western idea of sin
is when we use it to create the very barriers that Jesus death came to dismantle.
This is an ...
|A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be |
objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is
both ... Somehow we learn who we really are, and then we live with that decision.
2004 - 1578 pages
|It is incredible that we would in this city decide that the right way to solve drug |
problems is to somehow trade dirty ... I do not think the people back in Wisconsin
or Minnesota, at least the common-sense people sitting around the coffee shops
and ... dangerous drugs which we know, for example, if they are a heroin addict
ultimately it will kill them; and somehow we ... things the way they are and saying
we have got to do everything to keep people from using heroin rather than
making it ...
|many, many decisions since the first millisecond of the fireball have been on our |
behalf. Einstein was ... Our souls are cosmic in size but when we live in a culture
that through the industrial and the modern age has set up corporations, fast food,
plastic, malls, as somehow the archetypal temples for our souls, what really
happens is that our souls shrink. We become smaller than we really are and far
smaller than our ancestors were because they related to the universe. We now
live in an ...
|But as we will see in our next chapter, Esther risked everything in order to |
preserve principle. ... I really think we are afraid that if we love the life of the cross
and make a decision to live righteously that somehow we might fall into a
legalistic trap ... How can anything less than the full appropriation of the cross in
our lives reverse the adversary's accusations and release us to decree justice in
|“This is how humans are: we question all our beliefs, except for the ones we |
really believe, and those we never think to question. ... That we are, each and
every one of us special, unique and that somehow we must matter in an enduring
way to ... from our most intimate, primal thoughts and concepts, what we will
embrace and what we will shun in the world we live in. ... Universe that surrounds
us, there is no greater impact on any human being than that which results from
|DECISION TIME You HAVE TO make a decision. Action comes ... We sit around |
thinking about what we should do, maybe even talk about how we should go
about doing it. But somehow it never gets done. ... Or we're not sure we're up to
the job, and if we procrastinate long enough, perhaps the opportunity will pass,
and we won't really have to try. Or we ... But there comes a point where our
confidence is expressed in how we live. ... Jesus has always been much more
than just talk.