Can two thousand years of scriptural exegesis be completely wrong?
Two thousands years ago, after both his own people and the Gentiles refused obedience to his Promise in sufficient numbers, God set a trap for highest of human pretensions and hubris with the Bible and other scriptural materials. He then stood back from human history. Not only is the bible incomplete, but is not a revelation and cannot be 'interpreted' by anyone without a revelation. Thus do dogma, doctrine and fundamentalism exist. That being said, the end times begin by the exposure of 2000 years of reasoned ignorance called theology and tradition, the measure of just how far humankind can stray from truth by the debasement of the human condition called the Stain of Orginal sin.
Exposed by the first living and testable proof of God for faith to exist in human history. the first ever viable religious conception capable of leading reason, by faith, to universal, observable consequences and direct evidence which can be tested and judged for its reality.
As Dante wrote:
For as I turned there greeted mine likewise
What all behold who contemplate aright
that's heaven's revolution through the skies.
Already starting: http://www.energon.org.uk
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- The study compared personality traits and obesity views among more than 3,000 mothers.
- The results showed that the personality traits neuroticism and extraversion are linked to more negative views and behaviors related to obesity.
- People who scored high in conscientiousness are more likely to experience "fat phobia.
Meanwhile, Spaniards are the least likely to say their culture is superior to others.
- Survey by Pew Research Center shows great variation in chauvinism across Europe.
- Eight most chauvinist countries are in the east, and include Russia.
- British much more likely than French (and slightly more likely than Germans) to say their culture is "superior" to others.
The history of the Geneva Conventions tells us how the international community draws the line on brutality.
- Henry Dunant's work led to the Red Cross and conventions on treating prisoners humanely.
- Four Geneva Conventions defined the rules for prisoners of war, torture, naval and medical personnel and more.
- Amendments to the agreements reflect the modern world but have not been ratified by all countries.
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