They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden. Then the LORD God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?” He […]
In the previous article, when discussing the question of elderly care for parents for the specific case when the parents are either covenant-breakers or their actions reveal unredeemed heart, we started a discussion over the very nature and function of the family in the plan of God for dominion. We answered the following three questions: […]
…cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; thorns also and thistles shall it bring for to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground… […]
“Conscientious,principled,accountable,honorable,” and “trustworthy” are among the adjectives that describe the word responsible. In our roles as parent and teacher, raising responsible children is of utmost importance. The endless stream of people in responsible positions getting caught in illegal or inappropriate behavior gives testimony to the sad state of affairs: reporters falsifying facts in newspaper and magazine articles; a former government official stealing documents; politicians taking bribes; the list goes on. Sadly, holding a responsible position does not make the one who holds that position responsible.
Two weeks ago, we discussed the mid-1980s film Maximum Overdrive and its contributions (although gratuitous and simplistic) to the artificial intelligence debate. I promised that we would take a look at another, more recent film, that further moves the debate along. In the process of time between then and now however, I have been alerted to an even more recent film that takes the same basic arguments to a much higher level.