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2010.10.15

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peter

Aubry,

Thanks. To the contrary, Aubry, I did not choose to create controversy. I listed a litany of controversial decisions SEBTS unfortunately chose to pursue--speakers, faculty (with loose lips and teaching moderation of alcohol usage while blasting abstinence), etc--which leaves many of us seeing an imminent inevitable disaster. So, while my reasoned piece may have provoked some like yourself to suspect I "created" a perception, I beg to differ.

Now as for Lewis' words, unless you can show how I twisted them--that is, made Lewis into a teetotaler when he evidently was not--to fit a point never intended, I do not agree with your admiration toward me.

No, you are not censored. I'm only censoring jerks* on this site from this day forward. You, my brother, do not sound to me like a jerk.

Hoping for a good day...
With that, I am...
Peter

*for my purposes here, a jerk is someone who wants to make me or another out to be an evil--and even at times--unsaved person rather than actually focusing on the words people write

Aubry

I was not at all stating or implying that you twisted Lewis' words, but was simply humored by the injection of Lewis into this conversation.

I'm not even completely sure what the quote was intended to imply. Maybe those who eliminate so-called third tier argument from their rightful place of importance are cutting out an organ and expecting to function?

So it seems that you are implying that Lewis would be advocating non-functionality by his own clearly stated position on the consumption of alcohol.

To me that's akin to quoting Nixon in positive support of political ethics.

peter

Aubry,

"I'm not even completely sure what the quote was intended to imply...

So it seems that you are implying that Lewis would be advocating non-functionality by his own clearly stated position on the consumption of alcohol."

You would have been closer to the implication intended had you stopped with, "I'm not even completely sure..."

Thanks.

With that, I am...
Peter

Aubry

I apologize for my tone in the earlier posts. I was not being charitable with you and posted based upon emotion.

My sincere apologies.

peter

Aubry,

No problem, my brother. I honestly don't feel you crossed any line; but since you do, I receive your gracious words with humility.

Lord bless and have a good afternoon.
With that, I am...
Peter

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