BulletinGold #121
January 2011   Vol 10 #1

BulletinGold #121
January 2011
Vol. 10 Num. 11
David Bragg
Edward Thomason
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In This Issue:
- Going Back to the Drawing Board, David Bragg
- I Never Seem To Finish, Allen Webster
- Transformed by the Word, Bryan Kirby
- Neither Catholic nor Protestant but Christians ONLY, David Ray Fanning
- “Go Ahead, and Use Some Profanity,” Bob Spurlin
- Not in Vain! By Adam Faughn
- Man Was Not Made For Emptiness, Gerald Cowan
- What Should You See? By Tom Moore
- Want To Go Phishng??? By Bill Brandstatter
- How Could You Forget That? By Steve Higginbotham
- In This My Hour, J. Randal Matheny
- Let’s Go to Jesus
- The Time To Be Glad
- The Way, H. L. Gradowith
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Editorial by David Bragg
Going Back to the Drawing Board

     Old film clips clearly establish that man's quest for wings has involved considerable time in planning and experimentation.  There was the man jumping off a cliff with a pair of large bird-like wings.  Others tried primitive helicopters and many other contraptions that came crashing down to earth.  In spite of objections that man was not intended to fly, the quest for flight was not abandoned.  Today, the Wright brothers are famous for their work on the airplane.  Their efforts, along with many others, have proven that all those trips back to the old "drawing board" paid off.
     Do you, as a Christian, ever take time to go back to the drawing board?  It is not too uncommon for a Christian to become stuck in a rut.  We become caught up in living in this world and take our sights off of what we are to be about.  When this happens it is time to go back to the drawing board and take another look at our lives, reassess our priorities, review our strategy and plan our next steps.  Paul said it this way, "Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves" (2 Cor. 13:5).
     May we never be afraid or ashamed to return, on our knees in prayer and with Bible in hand and heart, to the old drawing board of life.

David Bragg

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Panning for Gold Feature Articles:
I Never Seem To Finish
By Allen Webster

     Do you ever have days when you just don’t seem to get “caught up?”  For many of us, every day is like that!  We live in a busy world that seems to get busier by the year.   The Christian life is like that in some ways.  Oh, there are some things that we complete.  We are only baptized once (if we did it right, cf. Acts 19:1-6).  We only get married once (unless there is death or unfaithfulness, Romans 7:1-4; Matthew 19:9). But most other Christian duties continue.  We never reach a point with them where we can say, “There, I’ve finished with that.  I’ll move on to something else.”  What are some of these things?  Good habits can be hard to break, too.
     STUDYING - The Psalmist said, “But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night” (1:2).  The Bereans searched the Scriptures “daily” (Acts 17:11).  God promised to bless “...the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors” (Proverbs 8:34).  The best way to start (maintain) this good habit is to read the Bible at the same time, in the same place, and according to some pattern.  The aging and imprisoned Paul wanted Timothy to bring his books and parchments (2 Timothy 4:13); he still had some studying to do--and so do we.
     SHINING - We don’t get to take any days off from setting a good example for others...no “cuts” for God’s students, no “vacation days” for God’s workers.  Jesus said, “Ye are the light of the world.  A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.  Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.  Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven” (Matthew  5:14-16).  This is true on days that we feel well--and days we don’t.  This is true when things go our way--and when they don’t.  This is the case when we are around our friends and when we are around total strangers.  This is important for Sunday--but also for Saturday night.
     This is true for the preacher and shepherds, but also for the hearers and the flock.
     SERVING - The Bible says, “...but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve” (Luke 22:26) and “...by love serve one another” (Galatians: 5:13).  We never reach the point where we are to be served rather than to serve.  For an observant Christian, there are constant little acts of service that we can render to those around us.  It may be something as small as getting a spouse or co-worker a cup of coffee or water.  It might be helping them carry something heavy out to their car.  It could be running an errand, assisting on a project, doing an unpleasant task for them, or picking up the check at lunch (especially if you know they may be in the “last-week-of-the-month-pinch”).  Our families--especially our children--give us ample opportunities for service.  A listening ear, a pitching arm, a “look at me daddy” eye, a lifting hand, a willing foot, a soft hug, a firm swat, a second helping, a fifth stanza of a favorite song, a hundredth push on the swing, a thousandth answer to a “why?” question.
     SUPPLICATING - Since we are to “pray without ceasing...” (1 Thessalonians 5:17), prayer is a duty that is never finished.  We “ought always to pray and not to faint” (Luke 18:1).  David prayed evening, morning, and noon (Psalms 55:17); Daniel opened his window, kneeled, “…three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God...” (Daniel 6:10).  Jesus prayed all night (Luke 6:12).  If these great men needed this much prayer, we do, too.

- Allen Webster preaches for the Jacksonville church of Christ, in Jacksonville, AL. Allen also serves as editor of the popular House to House/Heart to Heart publication. He may be contacted through the congregation's website: http://www.jvillecoc.com/

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Transformed by the Word
By Bryan Kirby

     Called to be a witness… In Acts 22, Paul recounts the story of his conversion from Judaism to Christianity. We read that Ananias tells Paul in verse 15, “For you will be a witness for Him to all men of what you have seen and heard.” Just like in a court of law, this means that Paul was going to be called to give testimony concerning Christ. We have recorded for us in Acts and the epistles that Paul wrote many different instances of his being called as a witness and giving that testimony concerning Christ. Let’s look at a few examples of how Paul did this and apply them to our calling to be witnesses to Christ.
     First, Paul bore witness to who Jesus actually was. Romans 1:1-5 gives us a complete picture of who Jesus was to Paul: Son of God, Lord, Christ, the descendant of David, the fulfillment of prophecy, etc. It is of the utmost importance for us to believe in Jesus, know who He is and be willing to tell others about it. Jesus wasn’t just a prophet or teacher as some believe, nor was He just a “good man” as others will tell us. He was, and is, the Son of the living God, our Lord and our Savior. When we know Jesus like Paul knew Jesus, we can’t help but tell other people about Him.
     Secondly, Paul testifies to what Jesus did for us by dying on the cross. When Paul went to Corinth to preach the gospel, he claimed that he only preached “Christ and Him crucified” (1 Cor. 1:23). The fact that Jesus was crucified is the lynch pin of the Gospel message. It was only through His death on the cross that we can be freed from our sins. He had to die so that the price for our sins could be paid. We proclaim this every time we partake of the Lord’s Supper on the first day of the week. We should also bear witness of this fact in our daily lives, too.
     Finally, Paul tells us the changes that were made in his life because of Jesus. In 1 Timothy 1:12-16, Paul gives us a “laundry list” of some of the bad things he had done in his life before he knew Jesus was Lord. He tells Timothy that he was a “blasphemer, persecutor and violent aggressor” and a chief among sinners! Verse 16 shows us that Paul found mercy through Jesus and was put into God’s service. After Paul’s conversion, he became the “Apostle to the Gentiles.” What a marvelous change! Sometimes we shy away from telling people that we were in sin and now we are saved. Perhaps we don’t want people to know what sin we were in. Sometimes we want the focus to be on Christ, not on us, but what better way to show Christ’s influence than to show what He has done in our own lives! Remember, we are all called to be witnesses of Christ. Don’t let any opportunity pass you by!

- Bryan Kirby preaches for the Goodwood Boulevard church of Christ in Baton Rouge, LA. He may be contacted through the congregation's website at http://www..goodwoodchurch.org

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Neither Catholic nor Protestant but Christians ONLY
By David Ray Fanning

    The “politically correct” idea of choosing one’s religious faith (whether it be Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, etc.) is contrary to the teaching of the New Testament. According to the Scriptures, there is only ONE faith (Ephesians 4:5). I Timothy 4:1-5 prophesies that there would be a departure from THE faith. The first full-fledged departure was the Catholic Denomination (fully developed around A.D. 606: date of the first formally recognized “universal pope” Boniface III). This was almost 600 years after the church of Christ was established on the Day of Pentecost around A.D. 30 (Acts 2:1, 38, 41, 47). In 1054 the Catholic Church divided into the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. In the 1300s and 1400s members of the Catholic Church began to challenge many doctrines of the Catholic Church. In the 1500s the European Protestant Reformation began under the influences of Martin Luther (Germany, Lutheran Church, 1521), Huldrych Zwingli and John Calvin (Switzerland, Reformed Churches, including Presbyterian, Scotland, John Knox through Calvin’s writings of 1534). All these divisions and reformations were merely protests against and attempts to REFORM the Catholic Church rather than RESTORE the New Testament church. Hence, none of the Protestant Movements were Restoration Movements, but rather departures from the already departed Catholic Church. They were merely divisions off of the Catholic Church and not the restored church of Christ. To be part of the true faith of the Bible, you must be part of THE FAITH of Christ (not Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, etc., John 14:6) and NOT be part of the Catholic or Protestant “faiths”. I plead with Catholics, Protestants (and other “faiths”) to become Christians only and added members of the body/church of Christ (Matthew 16:18-19; Romans 16:16).
    You will not be able to obtain “the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” until you reject all Traditions/Churches of men (Mark 7:6-7; Ephesians 4:1-6)!

- David Fanning preaches for the Petersburg church of Christ in Petersburg, TN and, along with Kevin Pendergrass edit the website Defending the Faith, at http://www.defendingthedoctrine.com/index.htm. David may be contacted at davidfanning1@gmail.com

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“Go Ahead, and Use Some Profanity”
By Bob Spurlin

     Important lessons for life can be learned in all kinds of situations. Recently while being transported by ambulance for treatment at an emergency room, one of the attendants sensed my intense suffering. Desiring to help me, he made the following recommendation, “Go ahead, and use some profanity.” He went on to assure me that this would make me feel better.
     Today’s society is more accepting of profanity than ever before. Rarely is shame ever associated with using language that is profane. In fact, as in the case of the ambulance worker, it is viewed as that which can ever relieve stress and frustration.
     The Bible assures us that the words we use are important. Our Lord taught, “For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned” (Matthew 12:37). The apostle Paul admonished Christians, “Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers” (Ephesians 4:29). The truths, which were first taught to me by my parents many years ago concerning proper language, continue to strengthen me today.
    Even while in the midst of agonizing pain, I did not heed to the sincere advice of the ambulance worker, and use some profanity. May God help us always to use language that glorifies Him (I Corinthians 10:31).
     The truths, which were first taught to me by my parents many years ago concerning proper language, continue to strengthen me today. Even while in the midst of agonizing pain, I did not heed to the sincere advice of the ambulance worker, and use some profanity. May God help us always to use language that glorifies Him.

- Bob Spurlin, the "horizontal" preacher, has been bedridden with Multiple Sclerosis for a number of years, yet continues to faithfully serve his Lord through a number of avenues, most notably his writing.  Bob can be contacted through his website, http://www.bobspurlin.com  (©2000-2007 BOB SPURLIN).

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Not in Vain!
By Adam Faughn

    One of my favorite hymn lines is “Vainly they watch His bed – Jesus, my Savior – vainly they seal the dead – Jesus, my Lord.”  That line, from “He Arose,” shows the difference in man’s power and the power of Christ.
    The stone over the tomb’s opening was large, but it wasn’t large enough.  The guards were trained, but they were not trained well enough.  Man’s best attempts at keeping Christ in the tomb were all in vain.
    Today, the religious world stops and thinks of the resurrection.  Since we know that Christ was raised during the Jewish Passover, we know that this (according to Jewish calendars) is the time of year it occurred.
    Many will flock to Sunrise (or Sonrise) services, while others will come to special dramas.  Sadly, many will not return to a church building until around the end of December.
    I love this day, but no more than any other Lord’s Day.  While the reminders are all around that many are celebrating the risen Lord, it is sad that many fail to see that Christ has given us ways to remember Him constantly.
    As we partake of the Lord’s Supper each week (cf. Acts 20:7), we are remembering the life of Christ, including His resurrection.
    When one is baptized, we see a picture of the death, burial, and resurrection of our Savior (cf. Romans 6:4).
    It hurts me to see some minimize Christ’s resurrection to just one day each year.  It is far more powerful than that!  It is more powerful than anything man can even imagine.
     Think about His resurrection today, but be encouraged by it every day.  For “if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain” (First Corinthians 15:14).  “But in fact, Christ has been raised from the dead” (v. 20).
     “Hallelujah!  Christ arose!”

- Adam Faughn serves as the pulpit minister for the Lebanon Road church of Christ in Nashville, TN.  He may be contacted through the congregation’s website at: http://www.lebanonroadchurchofchrist.org

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Nuggets & Quick Riches - misc. goodies
Man Was Not Made For Emptiness
By Gerald Cowan  
     Nature tries to fill everything with something so there will be no vacuum. God does not want man to be empty either.
• Man needs to be filled physically, so there is food and water to nourish his body.
• Man needs to be filled mentally, so there is truth – all truth is from God.
• Man needs to be filled emotionally, so there is love. Man is not properly filled unless he is overflowing and sharing love with others.
• Man needs to be filled socially, so there is fellowship and friendship.
• Man needs to be filled spiritually, and nothing fills him properly except God, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit of God.
     The physical body is temporary and therefore its needs are temporary too. While in the body a person’s capacities for mental, emotional, social, and spiritual growth are always expanding. Other persons can help fill him in every way except in matters of his spirit. Only God can supply and fill him spiritually. What a pity then that so many die spiritually empty.
     Substituting for the true God man-made religions, philosophy, or science is no more spiritually filling and nourishing than filling one’s stomach with rocks, filling one’s mind with trash, or one’s life with corrupt and corrupting people.

- Gerald Cowan preaches for the Dongola church of Christ in Dongola, IL.  He may be contacted at Geraldcowan1931@aol.com

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What Should You See?
By Tom Moore

   There is a story of a beggar who was sitting across the street from an artist’s studio.  The artist saw him and thought he would make an interesting portrait study.  So, from a distance he painted the defeated man whose shoulders drooped, and whose eyes were downcast and sad.  When he was finished, he took the portrait over to the beggar so he could look at it.  “Who is that?” the beggar questioned.  The painting bore a slight resemblance to himself, but in the painting before him he saw a person of dignity, with squared shoulders and bright uplifted eyes, almost handsome. He asked the artist, “Is that me? I don’t look like that.”  But the artist replied, “But that is the person I see in you.”
   Hidden in all of us is potential.  We have the ability to perform great accomplishments and opportunities to make a difference.  But our greatest potential of all is described by John: “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.  Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.  And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure” (1 John 3:1-3).  There is the amazing potential in all to be called the sons of God and to be like Jesus. We can approach this spiritual potential through our obedience to the commands of God (Heb. 5:9).  Perhaps you see failure—but God sees potential! What should you see?

- Tom Moore preaches for the Avenue T church of Christ in Temple, TX.  Tom is also one of the editors of “Seek Ye First,” a free quarterly gospel journal.  He may be contacted through the congregation’s website:

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Want To Go Phishng???
By Bill Brandstatter

       A new computer term, "phishing," caught my attention awhile back. This term refers to consolidated e-mails that look like they are from a trusted company or institution but are really attempts to lure a person into providing personal or sensitive account information.
      Could it be possible that there is a sort of spiritual "phishing" going on today? Many religious
groups look like real Christianity and appear to be trustworthy, but they are not. Jesus addressed this in Matt 7:15 when he stated," Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves" (NKJV). The apostle John advises a test in 1 John 4:1.
      Jesus told of a time when many would claim to be Christ and would deceive many (Matt.24:5). The whole idea of deception is to convince a person that the fake is real. In a sense, that is what "phishing" is all about. It may be that some people want to be fooled. A person might decide he or she is comfortable in a certain situation. That person may see no reason to modify it. In order to justify themselves, that person will listen to preaching that fits the desire (2 Tim. 4:3).
      "Phishing" is not only done in the religious realm, but in the carnal world as well.. Christians can be sucked into the vacuum of complacency and be guilty of going along with the world. Paul warned, "Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of the men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ." (Col. 2:8). Let us of "phishing." We must make sure we hold fast to the word of God (1 Cor. 16:13.

– Bill Brandstatter preaches for the Marion church of Christ in Marion, IL. He may be contacted through the congregation's website: http://marionchurchofchrist.com/

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How Could You Forget That?
By Steve Higginbotham

     I have a vivid memory of a news story that occurred over 20 years ago.  It was a story about a man who was a skydiver that wore a "helmet cam."  It was his job to video tape the formations of competitive parachute teams.  The newscast shared video of this man's fifth and final jump of the day.  The formations were all completed, and as each skydiver pulled their rip-cord and rose out of site, it came time for the photographer to pull his rip-cord.  Suddenly, you could see the helmet cam quickly jerking back and forth... something was obviously wrong.  Believe it or not, the problem was that in all the hustle and bustle, after four previous jumps that day, this camera man jumped out of the plane, forgetting to put on his parachute!
     Imagine what a sickening, hopeless feeling it must have been for that man when he came to the realization he had exited the plane without his parachute.  If you think that is bad, think of how sickening and hopeless it will be for countless people when they realize they exited life without Jesus.
     Friends, if you wouldn't sit idly by, saying or doing nothing as a person jumped out of an airplane without a parachute, then would you sit idly by as someone exited this world without Jesus?  Speak up!  Let your voice be heard!  The news you possess is urgent and souls hang in the balance.

- Steve Higginbotham preaches for the Karns Church of Christ in Knoxville, TN. He may be contacted through the congregation's website at http://www.karnschurch.org

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Hearts of Gold - poetry
              In This My Hour
        By J. Randal Matheny

Murky shadows darker than the night,
  Black on black like leaves upon a tree;
And in this blind encounter's my delight,
  This lack of vision leaves me free.

No hooting owl, no horns or human shouts,
  No wind to stir the stars, the air unmoved;
And fall, unheard, to earth my shimmering doubts,
  As whispers fill my ear from God.

The senses more awake, the heart aware,
  Upon my mind the Spirit's lines are drawn;
I cannot see, but know that God is there,
  In this my hour before the dawn.

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               Let’s Go to Jesus

I’ve tried in vain a thousand ways,
My fears to quell, my hopes to raise;
And all I need, the Bible says -  Is Jesus.
My soul is night, my heart is steel;
I cannot see, I cannot feel;
For light, for life I must appeal - To Jesus.
He dies, He lives, He reigns, He pleads,
There’s love in all His words and deeds;
All, all a guilty sinner needs - Is Jesus.
Though some will mock, and some will blame,
In spite of fear, in spite of shame,
I’ll go to Him, because His name - Is Jesus.
- Author Unknown, but Appreciated; via The Encourager, the weekly bulletin for the Dongola church of Christ, Dongola, IL.  Gerald Cowan serves the congregation as minister.  He may be contacted at Geraldcowan1931@aol.com

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       The Time To Be Glad
A young man lives in the future;
An old man lives in the past;
For youth, time's moving too slowly;
For age it's moving too fast.
A young man dreams of the gladness
The years before him will bring;
An old man dreams of his pleasures
When life held the magic of spring.
But youth and age are in error!
The present alone can convey
The joy and cheer and contentment
We seek as we journey life's way.
Today is the time to be happy!
No matter how young or how old,
It's always today that must bring us
The blessing our fortunes unfold!
- Selected; via the weekly bulletin of the Harrisburg church of Christ in Harrisburg, IL.  You may visit their website at http://www.harrisburgchurchofchrist.org

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                               The Way
                       By H. L. Gradowith
The trials I face today
Are difficult, I must say,
And sometimes I wonder if I'll make it through...
Many times I've known heartaches,
All too often my heart breaks,
And sometimes I wonder just what I will do.
Often I've known temptation,
Alone faced tribulation,
Bewildered and bemused I've struggled along,
Knowing not the direction
That would lead to protection
In my heart gloom and doom replaced Christ's New Song...
But when I thought of quitting,
Of sore defeat admitting,
I thought of the Savior on the Cross that day;
He washed me and redeemed me!
From all bondage set me free!
His love gave me power to press on The Way!
(I offer this in honor of Mary Lou Sedgwick's birthday.  May God grant her a happy one and many happy returns...)

- H. L. Gradowith  For more information on H. L. Gradowith and GRADOWITH POEMS e-mail group visit http://www.geocities.com/fp5699/ - the website of Tim Smith, minister of the Enon church of Christ in Webb, AL.

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Gold Mines ---- quotes, sayings & sign messages
Education helps one go from cocksure certainty to thoughtful uncertainty.

Education pays - unless you happen to be the educator.

Most people don't really fail. They just quit trying to get things right.

If you are not able to make good use of what you have, perhaps you have too much.

It is better to wish you had something you don't have than to wish you didn't have something you do have.

It is hard to identify good luck. It looks so much like something you have earned or deserve.

Is thrift becoming unfashionable or just impossible?

- via The Encourager, the weekly bulletin for the Dongola church of Christ, Dongola, IL.  Gerald Cowan serves the congregation as minister.  He may be contacted at Geraldcowan1931@aol.com

FRUSTRATION is not having anyone to blame but yourself.

- via THE SOWER, a weekly publication of the Arthur church of Christ, Arthur, IL. Ron Bartanen, who serves as minister and editor, may be contacted through the congregation's website: http://www.arthurchurchofchrist.com

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. (Benjamin Franklin)

Failure is one thing that can be achieved without effort.

Ideas are funny things, they do not work unless you do.

If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain whales!

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. (Mark Twain)

- via The Lantern, Highway church of Christ, Sullivan, IL  Visit their website as http://www.highwaycofc.com

Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves.  (Robert Anton Wilson)

Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology. (Clive James)

Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it; if you are sick, you shouldn't take it. (Henry Ford)

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. (Richard Feynman)

God help those who do not help themselves. (Wilson Mizner)

If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. (Albert Einstein)

I still believe in liberalism today as much as I ever did, but, oh, there was a happy time when I believed in liberals...  (G. K. Chesterton)

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. (Bernard Berenson)

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