Secular world views on dating and mating
Sipping my coffee, I nodded and asked, “What happened this time?
” Laughing, Jordan said, “Oh, you know, the usual – some old dude told me ‘well you never know one day you might change your mind.” Giggling, I said, “That’s my favorite, I love turning to them and saying ‘you might want to keep a weapon handy since some day you might change your mind and want to get rid of junior quickly.” Laughing and spilling coffee, Jordan added, “No, my favorite is the old ‘why do you hate children’ and then I get to point out to them that I’m not the one seeking to control children like prisoners through bedtimes, punishments, and other arbitrary rules.” Arriving at the table with a latte, Addison asked, “What’s so funny you two,” and I replied, “Jordan ran into another child-bound zealot” (i.e., child-bound people who feel everyone should want or have children).
I love my babies, but I never knew being child-bound turned so many people into assholes.” Smiling, Jordan said, “I’m actually glad you had kids because you give me hope that people can be both child-bound and decent to others at the same time.” Nodding, I added, “Jordan’s right, sometimes thinking of child-bound folks like you is the only way not to kill the zealots on the spot.
Now, as fun as this is, can we get to planning your baby’s birthday party already – I brought glitter for the whole family!
And thousands of Catholics like Dick and Perkovich are fueling the phenomenon.
John Collins argues for what he considers to be the anthropomorphic days of Genesis; that is “God’s days” that are divided, not by twenty-four hours, but by God Himself for however long a period He so chose in keeping with His creative purposes.
He gives a few reasons for his argument that include the anthropomorphism of God into the dust in order to make man (Genesis 2:7-8).
One example: since plant life was created in Age Three (given the day/age view) and certain flowering plants require bird and insect interaction in order to thrive, those plants would not have survived the two ages it took for birds and insects to finally exist.
He points out that the “days” are “demarcated by rhythmic phases of light and darkness…
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