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This verse was in my mind today:

18For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19For it is written:
   “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
      the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.”[c]

(FROM 1Corinthians 1:18)

I was involved with evangelism today, with this Christian club tabling

It was instantly crazy, when this guy who was mocking the Christian faith two days ago coming to our table

THe guys and gals from the club recognized him

He got angry instantly and a crowd circled us

He said everything was a dream and an illusion (but then he said that I was in “reality” stupid!)

I didn’t say much but he felt that the listening crowd was ganging up on him

I barely got to point out some logical fallacies he committed let alone fully interaction with his worldview

He was so spiteful and insulting that the nonbelievers in the crowd was trying to plead him to calm down; a fight almost broke out between him and another non-Christian that was agreeing with him because he was so mean to everyone

I talked to the nonbeliever that almost punched the first guy; it was more decent and more calm and I thought we had some meaningful exchange

That at least was proof that there can be dialogues where those who disagree can be respectful

After the second guy, a third guy arrived, who returned from last week

He ended up saying he was a relativist and denied the laws of non-contradiction and had a “do what ever you want” philosophy

So I took his wallet out of his pocket from his jeans and I kept his ten dollars and I asked if it was right or wrong; he said its right only if I have a need and I mentioned about my debt from UCLA so it was justified in his worldview…he chuckled and got the idea but wanted the money back: I gave it to him back.

In denying the laws of noncontradiction, he ended up affirming that the blue male cow did indeed shoot JFK in November 22nd 1963 but that *SHE* was indeed all *green* and *did not exist* while being *half-pregnant* so *it* did *not shoot* the *purple platypus* in the *near future*but instead saved Barney the Purple *Alligator* that was Clinton’s mom

(You might go, what?, my point exactly)

I asked him when his take-home midterms was due: He said in two week and I told him that two weeks meant many weeks from now, or the finals week to be exact. He agreed.  Then I added it was also due last week so he might as well hand me his unfinished paper to be thrown away since it was too late.

HE was trying to be consistent with his denial of noncontradiction

Yet, in order to be consistent, he was acting inconsistent to what his worldview is

Let Scripture informs us,

18For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19For it is written:
   “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
      the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.”[c]

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James White.

An Open Letter to Dr. Lee Carter

Dr. Carter Responds

A Second Open Letter to Dr. Lee Carter

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BEEN BUSY FROM THIS BLOG

The writers behind THE DOMAN FOR TRUTH have been busy away from this blog with military commitment, ministry, education, writing, teaching and even the birth of a new child!

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Bahnsen on War

War, Is It Ever Justified: Radio Talk Show with Greg L. Bahnsen

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I had military commitment, but I should be more free now to blog!

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Break from blogging…

We are busy with finals…

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A thought many Christians might have with Presuppositional Apologetics: 

Sometimes people ask me what they should do if the opponent tries to use the same method against the biblical worldview that we use against the non-biblical worldview.

Vincent Cheung’s thought is worth chewing on: 

The question implies a basic misunderstanding of biblical apologetics. It is not the method as such, but it is the content of our worldview that gives us the victory in debate. Winning by method or skill alone would be intellectual sophistry. Our method is just a way of arranging the clash, exposing the differences, and making obvious the reality of the situation, that the biblical worldview is true, and that the non-biblical worldview is false. Therefore, we have nothing to fear from the unbelievers. In fact, we want them to imitate our method of strict rational argumentation and syllogistic analysis. This will help facilitate the process of completely presenting the contents of each worldview, and thus the vindication of the biblical worldview, and the destruction of the non-biblical worldview.

(SOURCE: Vincent Cheung’s Apologetics in Conversation, pg. 39-40)

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