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Discussion in 'OT Wisdom Literature' started by Scott, Feb 21, 2006.

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  1. Scott

    Scott Puritan Board Graduate

    This is an excerpt from the Humanist Manifesto II. This portion deals in part with life after death. After denying life after death, the manifesto explains that we still have an interest in the future through children:
    Now compare to this excerpt in Psalm 17:
    This humanistic idea of placing sole reliance in the future on children pops up in allot of places. I know in the Star Trek series, Riker would make the humanistic point.

    [Edited on 2-21-2006 by Scott]
     
  2. Contra_Mundum

    Contra_Mundum Pilgrim, Alien, Stranger Staff Member

    That is a neat comparison, Scott. There is truly "nothing new under the sun," merely repackaged for a modern age. I will definitely file your contribution here for future reference.
     
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