Category Archives: Book Notes

The incredibles….INCREDIBLE!!!

I just got home from taking the kids to see ?The Incredibles? movie. A few years ago I might have snubbed my nose at this movie. It has excessive violence and one of the children says ?shut up? twice. A few years ago I would have been appalled at a little boy giving the enemy […]

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Book Review: Laddie, A True Blue Story

Laddie, A True Blue Story by Gene Stratton-Porter One of the books from the first section of the 5 Pillars teaching certification offered by George Wythe College A lovely story, written in 1913 from the perspective of a small girl. She was the youngest of 12 children and not really wanted at first by anyone […]

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Understanding The Times Section VII- Law

Finally a new post on Understanding The Times. 🙂 You can read previous entries in my Archives. Secular Humanist Law No Humanist leader has written a book specifically adressing the Humanist attitude toward law. Punishments are not necessary since misdeeds are caused by the environment. Punishment hinders the creation of the proper environment in which […]

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Book Review: Little Men

You know, I’ve always meant to read Little Men and just never got around to it. Let me just say I wish I had read it sooner! What a wonderful little book!. The book describes a little school for boys(and a couple girls) that is started by sister Jo, from the book Little women. Two […]

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Understanding the times Section V. Psychology-originally posted 8-31-03

Secular Humanist Psychology Rejecting both behaviorism (the likely candidate according to their theology and philosophy) and Freudism, humanists embrace “third force” psychology which focuses on man’s inherent goodness and predicts that man can achieve mental health by getting in touch with his “real self”. Become “self actualized” by meeting personal needs Guilt should be abandoned- […]

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Understanding the times Section III. Ethics-originally posted 8-20-03

Okey dokey folks, if you aren’t too sick of this yet LOL. I know there are at least a few readers following along, so I’m going ahead. Also this helps stick the main points in my long term memory which helps since I won’t have to read the book again ROTFL 😀 Secular Humanist Ethics […]

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Understanding the times Section II. Philosophy-originally posted 8-18-03

Here are my notes on section two of “Understanding the Times: The Religious Worldviews of Our Day and the Search for Truth” I swear my brain cramped on this one. I’ve tried to squeeze it down but there is so much information that it has been difficult. For those who are following along, keep in […]

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Understanding the times Section IV. Biology-originally posted 8-29-03

Secular Humanist Biology Evolution Life arose from dead inorganic matter by natural and random means, and evolved through a series of random processes over billions of years. Spontaneos Generations: Lightening and ultraviolet from the sun broke apart hydrogen rich molecules of the atmosphere, the fragments recombined intomore complex molecules, the molecules were dissolved in the […]

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Understanding the times: Section I. Theology posted 8-12-03

I’ve decided to post my notes on this book, “Understanding the Times” by David Noebel. Just in case anyone else is interested. The first section is labelled Theology, and it compares the Theology of Leninism/Marxism, Humanism, and Chritianity. I myself have added The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to my list in order […]

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