I can suppose a man who has a healthy and moderate relationship to himself and who goes to sleep only after the following: first, he awakens his calculating part and feasts it on fair arguments and considerations, coming to an understanding with himself;
As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk IN HIM, rooted and built up IN HIM and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving. Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ.
I'm introducing a new feature at the Quiddity blog. I want Presdient-elect Obama to succeed and I fear that his friends might make it a whole lot harder for him. So I'm keeping an eye out for Messianic language and exagerrated claims or expectations that he can't possibly live up to. The flip side is the exagerrated claims about the world Mr. Obama is serving. I call this the:
Overstatement Watch (entry one):