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Mike M. joined Clayton Davis's group
Dec 28, 2015
Mike M. replied to Christian Richie's discussion Manly Christian Music in the group Christian Men
"That's my favorite King of the Hill episode."
Dec 26, 2015
Mike M. replied to Pale Horse's discussion John Piper's Position on Defense and Guns in the group The Great Debate
"I think that that had more to do with deference to God's will than with self defense.  Jesus willed that He be taken so that He could fulfill the Father's plan... Peter was, albeit without realizing it, fighting against that plan.…"
Dec 26, 2015
Mike M. replied to Pale Horse's discussion John Piper's Position on Defense and Guns in the group The Great Debate
"There's a world of difference between someone who thinks that God wants them to, if possible, defend their community from a terrorist and someone who thinks that God wants them to murder anyone who disagrees with them on any point of…"
Dec 26, 2015
Mike M. replied to Penelope's discussion To circumcise or not? in the group Christian Men
"I don't believe that it is required of any Christian, whether gentile or Jew.  I think that St. Paul was pretty clear that Jewish Christians were no more "under the law" than gentile ones. I imagine that if I have sons, though,…"
Dec 25, 2015
Mike M. replied to Michael J. Austin's discussion What other books are you reading along with the Bible? in the group Christian Men
"On the religious reading front, I'm in the midst of The Noonday Devil: Acedia, the Unnamed Evil of Our Times."
Dec 24, 2015
Mike M. replied to Pale Horse's discussion John Piper's Position on Defense and Guns in the group The Great Debate
"I like shooting and I believe in self defense and gun rights, but I don't find his position particularly offensive.  My guns aren't for teaching people lessons; they're for target shooting, hunting and, in the unwanted and…"
Dec 24, 2015
Mike M. replied to John Muir's discussion Visa requirements to enter the United States in the group The Great Debate
"I think that this is an issue that necessarily needs to be negotiated democratically.  It's easy for me to support immigration of farm laborers, janitors, etc., because they're not competing for my job... Their presence is an economic…"
Dec 23, 2015
Mike M. replied to Ben B.'s discussion M1 Garand, solid investment? in the group Riflemen
"I don't own one, but I've shot a friend's a number of times.  The first time, I went into it thinking that I was shooting it as more of a historical experience than a good shooting one, and boy was I wrong.  It was a delight…"
Dec 23, 2015
Mike M. replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"The US is huge and there is a lot of good hunting in a lot of US states.  If you haven't planned your trip yet, which part of the country are you planning to visit?  From there, it would be easier to help you find good hunting…"
Dec 23, 2015
Mike M. replied to Dustin's discussion Proper course of action after a screw up
"You've apologized.  I would make some other apologetic gesture (getting the drink tab, getting him a decent cigar if that's his thing, or something along those lines).  But, at the point where you've apologized and done…"
Jun 30, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"The revisions have been very controversial, but the translation was commissioned in the mid-fifties by the National Association of Evangelicals.  It was translated with an unreasonably large translating team, and, judging from the text, a…"
Jun 29, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"*should have said "the original hasn't been use for anything..."
Jun 29, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"I don't know that I'm sold on the position of modern scholars on that particular verse, but the difference is because modern scholarship suggests that the portion missing from the NIV was a later addition/"corruption" to the…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"Which version to use depends largely on your own preferences/purposes.  It you're going into it without any particular basis to pick a version, though, I would recommend starting with the RSV.  It's one of the versions…"
Jun 28, 2014

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At 8:55pm on March 3, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.

At 1:32pm on February 9, 2011, t-train said…
Welcome to Armchair Generals!
At 6:53am on August 3, 2009, thehuhman said…
Welcome Mike, to the AoM Community. We're glad you're here.
 
 
 

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Shane replied to Persona non Grata's discussion What's the worst evil one can commit? in the group The Great Debate
"Join Congress."
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R. Max replied to Persona non Grata's discussion What's the worst evil one can commit? in the group The Great Debate
"It's very vague, but evil to me seems incredibly vague.  The psychologist M. Scott Peck in the 80s argued that evil is a willingness to take human life for the sake of taking human life, and that evil most commonly has the pretense of…"
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Jack Bauer replied to Persona non Grata's discussion What's the worst evil one can commit? in the group The Great Debate
"That's awfully vague.  What's the minimum would someone need to actually do to "rob someone of their humanity"? JB"
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R. Max replied to Persona non Grata's discussion What's the worst evil one can commit? in the group The Great Debate
48 minutes ago
R. Max replied to Persona non Grata's discussion What's the worst evil one can commit? in the group The Great Debate
"I'd say robbing someone of their humanity."
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Shane replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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Jack Bauer replied to Persona non Grata's discussion What's the worst evil one can commit? in the group The Great Debate
"If being "mean and nasty" were an unpardonable sin, I dare say we'd all be rightly fucked. Gladly, it isn't.  Even for Christians, or those wearing crosses, or those carrying Bibles, or those driving trucks with a…"
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