Jaws Quotes by Peter Benchley
The Shocking Alternative by C.S. Lewis Doodle (BBC Talk 8, Mere Christianity, Bk 2, Chapter 3)
The Law of Human Nature – C.S.Lewis
Enjoy the video and questions for Session 1 on your own or with your Bible study group and share your comments below. Play the video segment for Session 1. As you watch, take any notes that might be helpful to you. What about you? Have you experienced an event in your life which may have seemed coincidental at the time but later felt as though the hand of God was behind it? Maybe just the right book came to you at just the right time.
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Each man is at every moment subjected to several different sets of law but there is only one of these which he is free to disobey. As a body, he is subjected to gravitation and cannot disobey it; if you leave him unsupported in mid-air, he has no more choice about falling than a stone has. As an organism, he is subjected to various biological laws which he cannot disobey any more than an animal can. That is, he cannot disobey those laws which he shares with other things; but the law which is peculiar to his human nature, the law he does not share with animals or vegetables or inorganic things, is the one he can disobey if he chooses. This law was called the Law of Nature because people thought that every one knew it by nature and did not need to be taught it. They did not mean, of course, that you might not find an odd individual here and there who did not know it, just as you find a few people who are colour-blind or have no ear for a tune.
GitHub is home to over 40 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together. Everyone has heard people quarrelling. Sometimes it sounds funny and sometimes it sounds merely unpleasant; but however it sounds, I believe we can learn something very important from listening to the kind of things they say. They say things like this: "How'd you like it if anyone did the same to you? Now what interests me about all these remarks is that the man who makes them is not merely saying that the other man's behaviour does not happen to please him. He is appealing to some kind of standard of behaviour which he expects the other man to know about. And the other man very seldom replies: "To hell with your standard.
It was a philosophical and logical discussion. It was fascinating. Although it did not convince me that God exists, it certainly was thought provoking. It was given as a radio address and has been included with other essays and printed in the books Mere Christianity and The Case for Christianity. Every one has heard people quarrelling. Sometimes it sounds funny and sometimes it sounds merely unpleasant; but however it sounds, I believe we can learn something very important from listening to the kind of things they say. He is appealing to some kind of standard of behaviour which he expects the other man to know about.