Month: February 2018

My father is a Simple Man

“My Father Is a Simple Man” by Luis Omar Salinas I walk to town with my father to buy a newspaper.  He walks slower than I do so I must slow up. The street is filled with children. We argue

My Father is a Simple Man

Can life really be compared to an orange? Yes because some people live life so simply, and oranges never end or change which means that they are pretty simple to me. Does education make someone a “scholar”? Education can make

what does it mean to be human

To me, being human means having the freedom to be whomever you want to be. To be able to create and discover yourself as an individual without caring about the judgment of others. Being human means accepting all that you

Counter-Culture

Counter-culture is a group in which the values and norms of behavior run counter to those of mainstream society. A counter-cultural movement expresses the ethos or a specific population during a defined era. Counter-cultures trigger dramatic cultural changes. Some era times

My father is a simple man

Can life really be compared to an orange? No, life cannot be compared to an orange. An orange does not breathe or walk, it isn’t active and it does not have feelings like people do. Does education make someone a

My Father is a Simple Man

Can life really be compared to an orange? No, life cannot be compared orange because an orange does not know how to  breath or how to live a life. You eat and orange then its gone all you have left

My Father Is A Simple Man

Can life really be compared to an orange? No way I could compare life to a orange. Does education make someone a “scholar”? No. What is greatness? the quality of being great, distinguished, or eminent. How old do you think

Postulates of Faith Discussion

“Can something really come from nothing at all”? This question is asked throughout time and numerous medieval philosophers have created arguments about this subject and there were two possible hypothesis’s and then a the conclusion that sums up all the

Understanding Humanity

While we all have different views and understandings, how are we able to understand exactly ‘conscience’ and explaining to someone what a conscience truly is if no individual has the same conscience. As humans we are adaptable, understanding, able to

Postulates of Faith

Can something come from nothing? No, something can never come from nothing. However scientists are working on a way to make something from nothing and are coming very close. But for now the only thing that can create something from

Christianity

A Christian is a person who follows or believes in Christ. A Christian does not have to be baptised, confirmed, or go through holy communion; they just have to have Jesus in their hearts. It’s more of a spiritual thing

What does it mean to be human?

We as humans have access to several levels or modes of consciousness, and we have freedom of choice. We can decide to make all sorts of complex things happen in the world that can change the way we live. We

Counter Culture

We had a retreat a couple weeks ago and they taught us we always have to love God and how to love him more. Being counter-culture means having a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at

Postulates of Faith Decision

Can something come from nothing? Why did this all happen. The Kalaam argument shows that if the universe began to exist, it must have a cause.  Since something can’t come from nothing, people ponder the question where did everything come

Postulates Of Faith (Opinion)

A key question that was asked this week was “Can something come from nothing?” At first, many people including me were stumbled and perhaps maybe even confused on the actual question itself but after discussing it a little further I think it

Four Postulates of Faith

Can something exist from nothing? I don’t think something an exist from nothing. If you were to make a plastic disposable water bottle you would need to have the materials to make it. They must have existed from something at

counter-culture

A christian isn’t about keeping rules and regulations, performing rituals, or even going to church on a regular basis. It is more directed towards the bond you have with Christ and the friendship you carry with the Lord. Being counter-culture

Friendship Tableau

I’d enjoy spending time with my friends in this way because we are doing something together that we all like to do. I think it would be good to have some one on one time with one of your friends

Postulates of Faith Discussion

The real questions is, “can something really come from nothing at all”? Numerous medieval philosophers created an argument about this particular topic and there were two outcomes and then a conclusion that sums up all the facts. Idea one, whatever begins

The Lottery and Millstone for the Sun’s Day

A lottery that put holds on life. In a small village where population is limited, a life changing game of lottery arises as quick as ending a life. The villagers help each other to which benefit them most but, unexpectedly

Friendship Tableau

I would spend a time with my friends with these activities because they sound fun. Last two weeks we played these activities in the classroom for religion and we need to guess what’s they’re doing the hardest part of the

Postulates of Faith Discussion

Can something come from nothing? Something can come from nothing because someone had to build the planets, the galaxy and God did all of that from nothing Does god exist? Yes God exists because we can see everything moving and

Pure Witness, Revive Retreat

Revive Retreats are different from all other speeches about Jesus and God.  They do not sit there and lecture you about God for two hours straight they try to make it fun for themselves and others watching. Singing was one

Postulates of Faith Discussion

Can something come from nothing? Yes something had to of came from nothing to make the earth, solar system and galaxy.     Does God Exist? Yes God does Exist because he had everything move away from each other. God

Postulates of Faith Discussion

In Class, we talked about four question. Can something come from nothing, does God exist, do humans have an immortal soul and do humans have free will. All of these questions can only have two answers, yes, or no. Can Something come

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Qualities of Friendship

There are different characteristics and attributes that people look in for a friend, and of course, they differ for each person. This is the same for me too, and mine consists of the following below. Fun – A fun person

The Milgram’s Experiment and Millstone for the Sun’s Day

Third world countries shaped their cultures through many beliefs.Cultures like mine believed that obedience is a great way to show respect to elders. Obedience is measured by one’s willingness to achieve a desire to perform a favor. Despite the fact

Postulates of Faith Discussion

1. Can something come from nothing? – Whatever exists that does not have to exist requires an explanation. – The physical universe does not have to exist. – Therefore, the universe requires an explanation. – The explanation for the universe

It’s Tradition

One definition of tradition is the ‘transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation’. The traditions in the short stories Millstone for the Sun’s Day, by Rudy Wiebe, and The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson, depict traditions that have authority

Proven Guilty?

  Humans desire a life where we are guided because they fear the unknown. They want others to guide them, help them choose their paths, but they want independence and choice as well. Easily they fool themselves into thinking they

Acts 17:22-28

God made the world. God made everything inside of it, including the human soul. The human soul is made of stuff not made of stuff. The only way that our soul can be made, is by god. God is not

Postulates of Faith

In class, we discuss four postulates of faith. Can something come from nothing, Does God Exist, Do humans have an immortal soul and do humans have free will. These are four statements that help to prove the existence of God,

Counterculture

Counterculture is “a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm.” In other words, it is to think and act the opposite way than what society expects. The beatitudes are countercultural because they say

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Millstone for the Sun’s Day and The Lottery Ticket

The Lottery Ticket, written by Anton Chekhov is another short story that has a couple, not to wealthy but having enough to get by, had a large chance at winning the lottery. The husband, Ivan Dmitritch had big plans if

Millstone for the Sun’s Day and Milgram’s Experiment

Milgram’s experiment was a test of doing what people were told by the authority over self conscience. This was a good way to test the obedience of the individual. The experiment consisted of a person, also known as the learner,

“Millstone for the Sun’s Day” and “The Lottery Ticket”

“Millstone for the Sun’s Day” and “The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chechkov The Millstone for the Sun’s Day by Rudy Wiebe and The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chechkov are both short stories that explain how a lottery could change people’s

“Millstone for the Sun’s Day” and “Milgram’s experiment”

“Millstone for the Sun’s Day” and “Milgram’s experiment” The Millstone for the Sun’s Day by Rudy Wiebe and a experiment by Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University called the Milgram’s experiment. Both short story and experiment  explain and show

The Lottery Ticket & Millstone for the Sun’s Day

The Lottery Ticket and Millstone for the Sun’s Day are two stories that both express the ideas of separation among people who are well known to one another. When the power of the lottery rose and began to take control

Milgram Experiment & Millstone for the Sun’s Day

Both Millstone for the Sun’s Day and the Milgram Experiment were primarily based upon the idea of obedience and the willingness to listen. It didn’t matter if what the superiors told them to do would harm others in the process,

Where is the voice coming from?

Groupthink The theme groupthink is introduced into this short story Millstone For The Sun’s Day when the town collectively agreed that the best decision is to let a kid pull a lever to drop the teacher in to the ocean

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