If you are going to have a productive discussion about predestination, it is important to have a clear understanding of what each party means by the term free will. Stan’s son does a nice job of summarizing it in the link.
Remember, it was acceptable for Ted Kennedy to joke about Mary Jo Kopechne’s death but if you remind people of it then you are crass and tasteless.
And according to a writer on the Huffington Post , maybe Mary Jo would have thought her death was worth it all:
Still, ignorance doesn’t preclude a right to wonder. So it doesn’t automatically make someone (aka, me) a Limbaugh-loving, aerial-wolf-hunting NRA troll for asking what Mary Jo Kopechne would have had to say about Ted’s death, and what she’d have thought of the life and career that are being (rightfully) heralded.
Who knows — maybe she’d feel it was worth it.
Or who knows? Maybe she would have become a Senator.
Here’s the best eulogy for Ted that I’ve seen. Very thorough.
Apparently Michael Behe is just too scary for some people. As he notes, perhaps we aren’t as free and/or as brave as we thought.
But remember, Expelled! just made all that stuff up about scientific and academic freedom. All those scientific types just want the facts out there.
Watch the trailer for Blood Money. Looks like a great expose of the abortion industry and those destroyed by it.
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