The Importance of Neutrality

Neutrality

I have noticed, especially on the internet, that people love to have opinions about things. You can’t mention a topic without people jumping to one side or the other. What does this do? It separates us and divides us as a nation, a church and as friends. Now I’m not going to say standing for your beliefs and debating politics is wrong but I would like to make the point that we need to pick our battles.

I am a debater, coming from many years competing and winning awards. One thing that I learned is that arguing and debating are exhausting. It is hard to be constantly defending your position. What makes it worse is that people often take their ideas way too seriously. Some people think they are the sum of their ideas. Others think that their ideas are separate from themselves.┬áIt is very easy to take things personally when debating if you are the sum of your ideas. My debate coaches often said “attack the argument, not the man,” which is only truly effective when the debater and ideas are separate. Continue reading

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Stone Castle Games

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Do you like board games? Do you like free fun? If the answer to both these questions is yes you should check out Stone Castle Games on Facebook and Twitter. Stone Castle Games is a board game company based in Austin Texas. From time to time they need help play testing board games. That’s where you come in. Like the Facebook page and you will find out when and where you can play these prototype games. Who knows, you might be the first to play a great new game!

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Sails of Glory

Sails of Glory is a new board game by Ares Games that is getting its funding via Kickstarter.com. This game looks like it will be taking the best aspects of X-Wing Miniatures and Wings of Glory WWII and turning it into sailing ships. You can find out more about it at http://www.aresgames.eu/8432

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State of Nature by Paper Theory

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Ted Cruz backs up Rand Paul

Ted Cruse is my Senator.

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Who’s on first?

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How to play Memory

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Bird vs Cat

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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

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THE DIGITAL STORY OF THE NATIVITY

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