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Gregory Cox
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Medicine, the arts, and history are my passions.
Medicine, the arts, and history are my passions.

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Why Is Life - Good and Evil - So Complicated?
It is annoying. Just when you think life makes sense, something - or someone - comes along and messes things up, and our whole world collapses into chaos. Jobs, marriages, fortunes, and friends may be lost forever. Sometimes it's not our fault. But it's a g...

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Most of Us Have Failed Every Test of Competence and Worthiness. Our Time Is Up
By every decent measure - with a few notable exceptions - we of the human race have failed to produce cities, states, or nations that live up to the goals and promises we've made to ourselves. Our past and present ideals have been lofty and good, for the mo...

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G.K. Chesterton vs. Friederich Nietzsche; Two Opposing Prophets of Our Age
Two men born in the 19th Century became prophets of the 20th and  2 1st Centuries, and their words and thoughts reverberate daily in our contemporary political media and conversations. One man's ideas are thought to be so new and radical that very few of us...

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Does Prayer Work?
As the world reels and staggers to The Day of Judgment - when all the accounts of good and evil deeds ever done on earth are finally settled - the tension around us builds to a crescendo. Is there anything we can do that will have a positive effect on us an...
Does Prayer Work?
Does Prayer Work?
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Who Is The Messiah?
First: Have a joyous Christmas!  It's heartbreaking to think there are faithful people in large numbers who still await the coming of their promised Messiah - a word meaning "anointed one" - who is destined to lead them to salvation and glory. Jews have wai...

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Is Equality Good?
Our modern political world pretends that equality is a good thing. But is it? And what does equality mean? It's a huge, over-arching concept. If we mean equality under the law regardless of wealth, status, parentage, skin color, or race -  and that laws and...
Is Equality Good?
Is Equality Good?
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Progressives, Liberals, and Socialists Should Be Celebrating
They seem to have won, don't you think? All over the globe, with few exceptions, human institutions call themselves "progressive", "liberal", or "socialist". Other words like "democratic" or "the people's" are also used, but they mean the same thing. North ...

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The Masks and Methods of Evil
It's not easy to talk about evil, and most civilized people try to avoid it for fear of falling into its trap. What is the trap? Well, once we begin talking about evil, persons we know - or know of - will be mentioned and analyzed. There will be disagreemen...
The Masks and Methods of Evil
The Masks and Methods of Evil
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Is God's Forgiveness Infinite?
God is infinite and without limitations of any kind; being the Creator of all life, all things visible and invisible, even laws and limitations.  God could forgive all crimes if He wished to.  But God is clear on this one thing: sins against the Holy Spirit...
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