""Feminist writing has justifiably sensitized us to the social creation of gender "
Meadow muffins. God created man in His own image and likeness; "male and female created He them". Society didn't "create" gender;…"
"It's not only a problem within the Church, but in society as a whole; although it's more of a problem -- and a more serious problem withal -- within the Church. I've just read thru all the comments, and I think we all agree that…"
"The "watering down" pre-dates the rise of the Internet. IMHO, this is a response to the (relatively) explosive growth of the Church over the last 30 years. We have so many people who are still playing catch-up with those who've been…"
"Don't confuse education for intelligence. Sitting in a classroom for # years doesn't make one either intelligent or even educated. I'd put the bottom 10 graduates of my high school class ('70) up against the top 10 of any…"
"Western society has been in decline for as long as I can remember (I'm 57). It started out slowly, but it's been snowballing. And it's all attributable to selfishness. To quote from "The Good-Bye People", "The old days…"
We asked our Bishop for permission to bless our son at home, and he said we had to do it at the Chapel, so that the ward could celebrate with us. We have very strong feelings about this ordinance. What should we do?
"Of course there are people there who are not rich. I'm not referring to Swiss people, I'm referring to people from other countries wanting to live there. There are people mainly from Turkey living there doing menial jobs but they are all…"
"Re: Liam's comment, It also depends on how the program was framed from the get-go. My understanding of AA is that it's pure numbers and often leads to tokenism ("this guy's not qualified but I need X blacks on the crew to be…"
""I'd still have a problem with people getting preferential treatment because of things we can't change, such as sexual orientation, skin colour (unless it's Michael Jackson) etc."
IMO that's part of figuring all…"
"What I had in mind originally would've been having free movement between the UK and EU countries without us actually being in the EU. I'm aware that Switzerland has many bilateral treaties with the EU on different issues but I was thinking…"