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anonymous threatening message

Yesterday I have received an anonymous threatening message:


This is the situation I am living in.

I am grateful for Textkit. So I am not against Textkit. I have been only using the internet to defend myself.
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Here's also my previous message to Joel and another person from Textkit:

"I began to publish some Hebrew recordings by that Chinese website on March 26 2017.

But up till now almost all the recordings are gone. Only some recordings of the exercises from Crosby and Schaeffer have remained.

I am grateful for all your help!

Thank you!"

I have also been sharing some recordings of verses to Weibo. The reason for sharing is because ...
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Anhypostasis -- Docetism through the back door .

Here's Christian Dogmatics, Carl E. Braaten, Robert W. Jenson, Gerhard O. Forde, p.506 :

"Christological controversy did not end at Chalcedon. The pressures from the right and left wings continued for more than a millennium. At the fifth ecumenical council in Constantinople (A.D. 553) an inference from Chalcedon was drawn, proposed by Leontius of Byzantium, affirming the 'impersonal' humanity of Christ. This is known as the doctrine of the anhypostasia and enhypostasia. Today it sounds ...
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1 John 2:8

πάλιν ἐντολὴν καινὴν γράφω ὑμῖν, ἐστιν ἀληθὲς ἐν αὐτῷ καὶ ἐν ὑμῖν, ὅτι ἡ σκοτία παράγεται καὶ τὸ φῶς τὸ ἀληθινὸν ἤδη φαίνει.

1 John 2:8

What is the antecedent of ὅ in above ?
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Scriptio Continua Geometry

I posted on this topic first in the Open Board. An administrator suggested I post it here in The Academy.

Mark to The Academy

I am doing research on Greek in scriptio continua. And I have found that there are patterns, structures and forms built into the text. I also have developed a method to convert text into linear geometric forms. The precision and complexity of these forms leads me to conclude that the writers ...
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Disgust, purity, fear, belief, and academia

Do yourself a favor and invest some time to watch this conversation between psychologists Dr. Jordan Peterson and Dr. Jonathan Haidt.

Nov 6, 2017: Discussion with Dr. Jonathan Haidt NYU

Jordan Peterson wrote:I recently traveled to New York University to talk with Dr. Jonathan Haidt about, among other things, disgust, purity, fear and belief; the perilous state of the modern university; and his work with Heterodox Academy (https://heterodoxacademy.org/) an organization ...
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Rothbard as Achilles

Paul Gottfried's commemoration of economist, historian, and political scientist Murray Rothbard at the Mises Institute's 35th Anniversary Celebration in New York City on October 7, 2017.

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The Ethics of Capital Incomes

This talk discusses, among other things, Aristotle's condemnation of usury (and capital income in general) in the context of Athenian society. Given at at 2017 meeting of the Property and Freedom Society by German prof. Guido Hülsmann.

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