Re: A "teachable moment"
- You are most likely correct...
A few other thoughts that occur to me then are these:
--how many people who sit with us in class are "posters who have no
desire for dialogue"?
--...and yet we remain open to the possibilities!
--...while we cultivate the teachable moments...
--- In SACC-L@yahoogroups.com, Linda Light <ldlight10@...> wrote:
> I'm sure the poster has no desire for dialog!
> "Lynch, Brian M" <blynch@...> wrote:
> Every so often in one of my courses I'll use material
> otherwise get surprised looks from colleagues-"Why are you using
> your class?"
> I use things like this deliberately (Like certain ethnographic
> or dated ethnographies etc.) ; they are "teachable moments" on so
> levels. This kind of post from our recent contributor I seriously
> find less intrusive (less "spam-like") than the stuff that is
> quick diplomas or Viagra-like substances etc.
> If the poster genuinely wanted to dialogue, that would be even
> From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On
> Of Linda Light
> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 11:18 AM
> To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [SACC-L] - Repent, Completely trust in God only and,
> Him with all of your heart.
> I'd love to hear about what you plan to do with this in class!
> Dorothy Davis DDBRUNER <ddbruner@... <mailto:ddbruner%40uncg.edu> >
> Call me a cultural anthropologist, but I'm going to use it in
> Dorothy Davis
> Anthropology Department
> Tel- 256-1099
> Complex Mechanism <complex2007a@...
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> 04/03/2007 06:28 PM
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> [SACC-L] - Repent, Completely trust in God only and, Love Him with
> your heart.
> If you are an atheist, please read the section below with the
> Atheism and Evolution are not good ideas."
> All those who have sinned deserve to suffer in Hell forever.
> 1. Repent (be truly sorry for your sins and do your best to stop
> 2. Trust completely in the Lord only, and do not trust in your own
> 3. Love the Lord your God with all of your heart.
> The Lord sent His only Son (the Lord Jesus Christ), to suffer and
> the cross, to pay for the sins of those who trust in Him. His blood
> out, and it can clean away our sins. He was buried, then lived
> three days. Human works and Human efforts cannot save your soul.
> of God is eternal life to those who completely trust in Him.
> Human beings are totally corrupt, but thankfully the Lord owns and
> controls all things. If He did not decide to save us from our
> will all be in Hell. Thank the Lord if He has chosen you unto
> and if His Spirit has transformed your "heart" so that you can
> By the way, Spontaneous Generation is impossible. Therefore, God
> the heaven and the earth, including all living things. Those who
> believe in God must also repent.
> Repent, Trust, and Love. The Lord's will be done.
> You may distribute or share this article for the glory of the Lord.
> Why Atheism and "Evolution" are not good ideas:
> A. Spontaneous generation is impossible.
> B. Science cannot create nor totally destroy energy/matter. All
> physicists know that the universe is not permanent, and it surely
> C. Science cannot "resurrect" the clinically dead.
> D. There is order in the universe, not "random chaos"
> there is only one universe.
> E. All those who have sinned deserve to suffer in Hell forever.
> a terrible risk.
> F. Humans have a conscience, morals, and advanced intelligence,
> from animals or beasts.
> G. Mutations are harmful and deadly, not useful as "evolution"
> Cancer is an example of a mutation.
> H. There is strong evidence of a global flood in the past, when
> were formed quickly and catastrophically.
> I. Livings things are amazingly complex, including cells, many of
> appear more "advanced" than modern space shuttles. Either
> designed humans, or a super-natural God did.
> J. Scientists cannot agree on the age of the Earth. There is
> evidence that the Earth is only thousands of years old.
> K. Archaeology and history prove that humanity has been here for
> thousands of years (4000-6000 years).
> L. Fossils reveal "large versions" of modern-day creatures. There
> dragonfiles with wing spans 3 feet long, which lived in the past.
> M. Evolution is highly questionable, and is a myth. The
> that "fishes grew legs," and "mice grew wings" sounds mythical.
> theory must include "other creatures" such as the centaur (human-
> mermaids, chimeras, fire-breathing comodo dragons, and gryphons
> N. Scientists can use fraudulent or "biased" data. They cannot be
> O. DNA is a language. Languages require Intelligence. Therefore,
> Intelligent Being made the DNA (language).
> P. Other reasons.