Category Archives: On Free Will

On Virtue (and Righteousness) “Signalling”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila ON VIRTUE SIGNALLING There’s a new meme floating around the ether: “virtue signalling,” i.e., actions that signal to observers (or readers, as virtue signals are mostly “likes” or approving “tweets” on social media) that the person affirming … Continue reading

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GIG or GOD? An Invitation

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila You may have heard of GIG (Global Information Network) by now, i.e., the latest in global data networking [1]. In non-geek speak, the GIG is a top shelf bucket of information technology (IT) designed to collect, store, … Continue reading

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On “WIKIs” and Truth (Commentary/Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila WIKI BRAIN? I was listening to an interview with a futurist, a person who makes his living predicting and estimating life ten, twenty, even a thousand years from now. As opposed to many people in these days of … Continue reading

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On Free Will (3): Dead or Alive? (Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila SHROUD OF TURIN   Man of the Cloth Infused On finest thread— Deity or deceiver? From time to time Some forensic pilgrim Probes microscopic remnants; Holding Hope like breath All strain to view The body: Is it the … Continue reading

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On Free Will (2): Love Calls

Phyllis Nissila DEFINITIONS As I noted in my previous post (On Free Will and Fault Lines), I believe the gift of free will to be one of the most potent witnesses of God’s love. The idea of truly unfettered choice … Continue reading

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On Free Will and Fault Lines (Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila TWO FORCES  Traveling along Interstate 280, which borders the San Andreas Lake and Crystal Springs Reservoir in Northern California, one is struck by the drastic difference in the topography of the two shores. On the west the land … Continue reading

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