December 4, 2022

Tag: wisdom

Five Tools to Help Discern Truth from Deception
apologetics

Five Tools to Help Discern Truth from Deception

Who is not mesmerized by the magician’s “trickery”? There is death defying antics, disappearing objects and reappearing people, all based upon illusion, misdirection, sleight of hand and pure skill. Everyone says the same, “how was that done?” Magicians are masters of deception, but they are honest too, telling you upfront they plan to trick you. […]

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Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning
apologetics, bias, deception, education, knowledge, logic, reason, truth, wisdom

Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning

Internet hoaxes, questionable sources, the overly abused modern phrase “fake news”, click-bait sites and crazy memes bombard our daily life. We are deluged with questionable “new finds” and crazy conspiracy theories. As a society, we have been taken in by the promise of “hidden knowledge” as the gnostics of old. As I sit back and […]

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Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed
apologetics, Christian, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge, logic, Philosophy, reason, simple faith, truth, understanding, wisdom

Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed

Flash floods. Bad storm. The dam overflows…then brakes. Billy hears the rush of water hit his house as he awakes. Floods rise as he climbs on his table, but the water is getting higher. Standing upon a chair on the table he grabs the beam, he swings, smashing the window that leads out to the […]

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Wisdom, Credibility & The Only Way To Find Truth
apologetics, Christian, deception, discipleship, inoculation, Philosophy, truth

Wisdom, Credibility & The Only Way To Find Truth

Join me, if you would, and think about a magician’s act, who’s not mesmerized by the “trickery”? We all know the card tricks, “death defying” antics, and captivating“disappearing” and then “reappearing” moves are basically misdirection, sleight of hand and skill. Simply: a type of deception we like. Try sleight of hand on small children, they […]

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