Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 OY

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[In the case of giving up smoking, the overt behavioral change of unforced conversion appears identical to the change induced by forced conversion.

Progressives do not see that there is an immaterial difference.


They are committed to a materialist ideology.

Big Government Liberalism is the Materialist Ideology that won the Cold Battle Among the Enlightenment Gods (1945-1989), otherwise known as ‘the Cold War’.

Is it no better than the material ideology that lost the war?

Satan casts out Satan.

Yet, “his” house still stands.]


Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 OR

[I, seat of choice3b, may or may not notice when the mirror of the world3a admonishes desire1a.

When it does, the interscope turns into an intersection.

My values1b originally justified the satisfaction of my desire1a for relief from repetitive negative thoughts.

Now, the mirror of the world3H says that smoking is bad for my health.

My desire1H still wants a cigarette.

If I value1V my health, then I must choose2V differently.]