Archive for January 11th, 2007

When making a new password, you can use SecurityStats.com for guidelines and to “test” your password.


Use a mix of upper case and lower case letters, symbols, letters, and numbers. Don’t use a word in the dictionary. (Password crackers sometimes use word lists from a dictionary)

Don’t use a password you use for other accounts.

For wordpress, I would recommend you avoid using your accountname as your nickname. My friend told me his ex-girlfriend hijacked his email, blog, and AIM screenname. Don’t share your password with anyone… especially your girlfriend. -.-

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Two Takes on Calvinism from A History Textbook and Sociology Textbook

Yesterday, while talking about apologetics, a fellow sister in Christ told me she didn’t like to talk about stuff she didn’t know. Sound advice.

Someone once said, “It is better to stay silent and let people think you are an idiot than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.”

Who said that? The first website I went to said Mark Twain. According to wikiquote (a handy encyclopedia of quotes), Mark Twain was not the original author but rather Abraham Lincoln was the original author!

Unfortunately, the authors of my sociology book and history book never came across the quote by Abraham Lincoln or Mark Twain. Both textbooks define predestination correctly, but then depict Calvinist beliefs wrong.


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