Tagged "theology"

Unlike most blogs, this tags page displays pages in forward order, as many of the posts that I make are cumulative and it is better to start at the beginning.

Let's Build a Mark

I’m going to engage in a bit of speculative theology in this post. Revelation 14:11:

And the smoke of their torment will rise for ever and ever. There will be no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and its image, or for anyone who receives the mark of its name.

I’m going to overinterpret the last clause as as a claim that anyone who receives the mark will become unsavable.


Last night the kids wanted to watch the ball drop. I figured, why not. But we were also watching the college football game and it ran right up to the wire.


Will We Have Children In Heaven?

Spoiler: My answer is, I don’t know. My goal here is to attempt to convince you that you may not know as well as you think you do either.


An Alternate Bi-Cameral Mind

In The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, Julian Jaynes famously posits that the peoples of the ancient world were not just metaphorically writing about hearing gods, but that their brains were actually divided into a portion of the mind which “spoke” to the portion of the brain that then acted.