Before the Throne

Naked I was brought to stand On trial before the Throne Hands bound, head drooped before my Judge The Judge of all the earth Intense Glory Majestic Beauty I hid my eyes in shame His Light went through my very flesh Between us was the Pit The chasm opened wide before me Read more…

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Beliefs

“The ship’s unsinkable, we don’t need to worry about the icebergs…” “I believe it is peace for our time…” “There’s blow-by past the O-ring, but it hasn’t caused any problems in the past. It’ll be safe to launch again…” “I just need to try harder. I’m sure once he sees how Read more…

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On Morality as a Societal Construct

On Mars, there are two major countries, each with a rich history and culture. The Appledors are very philosophically enlightened, being lovers of human dignity and an ethical society. They reject violence as a means of solving problems. They also hold that morality and ethics are social constructs, although they’re Read more…

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