Here's an approach to news headlines that is far too common. It says: Trump Seems to Call for His Own Impeachment in Bizarre TweetNo he doesn't. Here's the tweet Duh! It's called sarcasm!
NietzscheNietzsche wrote, "We often contradict an opinion for no other reason than we do not like the tone in which it is expressed." Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits, Trans. Hollingdale,(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), #303. and, So also: an opinion gives happiness, therefore it is the true one, its effect is … Continue reading Tone of Voice
Only one sin is put forward by Jesus as being unforgivable. Matthew 12:22-32, ESV 22 Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw. 23 And all the people were amazed, and said, “Can this be the Son of David?” 24 But when … Continue reading Always A Path
You can now be fined up to $250,000 if you call someone an 'illegal alien' in New York City Now, in theory, this fine is only imposed if someone uses the term to humiliate someone: Enter the subjectivity involved in deciding what might humiliate a person. (Hey, I don't like it when someone says I have … Continue reading Wow! New York City Decides That There Is No Such Thing As An Illegal Alien!