Mainly because there worthless and populated with fake profiles.Rest assured that everything you find located on my dating archive above is of the up-most highest quality the dating industry has to offer.Respect the law.” That was not the most forceful argument, but at least it was something. If I shoot a pointed lead projectile (bullet) into your chest, that’s not good. This is a quick and easy way to learn the basic philosophy and theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Now, if you live in Colorado or Washington, that argument falls flat.) is not sinful in itself. The Popes of the last 300 years have endorsed St Thomas Aquinas. Saint Paul told us to obey the arbitrary laws of our nation (speed limits in school zones) for the common good. When God created the herbs of creation, He remarked that they were all good, cannabis included. Any substance that inhibits rational functionality should not be indulged.It used to be that pastors and youth ministers could tell teenagers, “It’s illegal. Now according to Saint Thomas Aquinas, a thing can be essentially good but used wrongly. However, if I poison your water with lead, that’s not good. If you’re interested in learning more about the structure of the human soul as it relates to virtue and vice, please download my FREE ebook on the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas titled: Over 15,000 copies downloaded!Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future.So all the old material will be left here for archival purposes, with comments turned off.
He and his wife, Barbi, have two sons, Ricky and Benny, and live in Newport Beach, California.A few years back I was doing a seminar for singles in the Midwest when the question came from the floor, "Dr. " At first, I thought I had misheard the question, so I asked the woman to repeat it.And the question came out the same as the first time."What do you mean, 'the biblical position'? "Well, do you think that dating is a biblical thing to do? Once I heard her question, I thought she was kidding, but I soon realized she was not.So once again, the ethics of marijuana are back on the table. If you’re going to pull a bullet from my arm and we have no painkillers, I’m getting drunk. Same goes for the medicinal use of cocaine, opium, codeine, and marijuana. I don’t think that “having a headache” or “anxiety” is a just cause for smoking marijuana. Medicinal marijuana would fall under the precept of Proverbs 31:6, There are times when alcohol or others drugs are allowed for a greater good.If smoking marijuana is no longer illegal, is there any other moral reason why Christians should avoid it? So our argument about marijuana cannot center on the fact that “God created it, so it’s morally okay.” Saint Thomas Aquinas and the Christian tradition identifies man’s rational intellect as what makes us “in the image of God.” Humans use logic. However, I don’t think that Snoop Dogg’s prescription for smoking weed every day while sipping on gin and juice meet the medicinal criteria. Being intoxicated with alcohol has always been condemned by Scripture and Tradition – going all the way back to Moses. However, I have observed pot-smokers quite a bit (yes, I’ve been to a Phish show and my fair share of Willie Nelson concerts). It doesn’t just provide a buzz (like drinking two beers). I grant that it may not be as bad as being stone cold drunk, but it’s still a “high” that inhibits the intellect.