Saturday, April 06, 2019

Drones Meeting: Saturday, April 6, 2019

We talked about:  Can a culture be consciously changed?  Calvinism.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 30, 2019

We talked about:  How clear is our self assessment?  How much value should we put in what others think of us?  What's the next issue to become a PC icon?  What is 'white privilege'?  Is it limited to whites?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 23, 2019

We talked about:  Roman Catholicism unmasked.  The Rome Report.  Is Trump more of a positive than a negative?

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 16, 2019

We talked about:  Hebrews 2:10.  Did Jesus have to suffer to be perfect?  Would mankind, absent dictators or invasion, create a beneficial society?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 9, 2019

We talked about:  Everyone has a 'reason' for what they believe; to persuade them find that reason.  Is it true that God didn't want Israel to have a king?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 2, 2019

We talked about:  Is Fascism good for certain societies?  Do transgenders mean the end of women's sports?  Should we desire spiritual gifts?  What is the value of music?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 23, 2019

We talked about:  Should castration be a legal penalty?  What policy should be implemented to minimize sexual sin in the church?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 16, 2019

We talked about:  If an acquaintance wants to be referred to with alternative pronouns how should we react?  Does the Bible command us to have children?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 9, 2019

We talked about:  What is lucid?  Is lucidity determined by the sender or receiver?  One can be lucid and wrong.  Does lucidity have anything to do with truth:  The mysteries of God.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 2, 2019

We talked about:  Is joining houses frowned on Biblically?  Baby Boomers were spoiled by WW II Parents.  Boomers are the only generation, the rest are made up fakes.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, January 26, 2019

We talked about:  Is Trump a good guy or a bad guy?  Do advances in tech cause decline in culture:  Does math define reality?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, January 19, 2019

We talked about:  What is the importance of Geography?  Has anyone cried at Drones?  What does forgiving someone entail?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, January 12, 2019

We talked about:  Who was cursed more in the Fall, men or women?  Men because they became provider and head.  Where's the curse for single women?  Why haven't women been able to replicate Drones?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, January 5, 2019

We talked about:  Predictions for 2019 read.  Dan S takes PPT office.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, December 29, 2018

We talked about:  Predictions for 2018 read:  Micah K-0, Fred B-0, Mark K-0, James B-1, Paul N-0, Gunn W-0, Tim N-0, Dan S-2*, Frank C-0, Evan W-0, Kenny N-0, Roy K-0.  *Dan is new Prophet Pro Temp.  Should we be calling the winner 'Prophet"?  Should we look to Drones for edification?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, December 22, 2018

We talked about:  Why did God not remove OT leaders with 'profligate' children?  What is our responsibility to fellow Christians who are in sin?  How is greed defined?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, December 15, 2018

We talked about:  Restaurant experiences.  What makes a dining experience worth the cost?  Presentation, atmosphere, taste, company.  What place does anger have in a Christian life?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, December 8, 2018

We talked about:

Drones Meeting: Saturday, December 1, 2018

We talked about:  Ivanka or Stormy?  "Everyone did what was right in his own eyes."  Was that a bad thing?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, November 24, 2018

We talked about:  Verbal assault.  What is a martyr?  Examples?  Bonhoeffer, Missionary speared on the beach, Wally Tope

Drones Meeting: Saturday, November 17, 2018

We talked about:  What would your advice be to a Christian who doesn't want to go to church?  What is fellowship?  People love and hate Trump for the same reasons.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, November 10, 2018

We talked about:  Why are you annoyed with people you argue with?  James B. visited.  Various end times scenarios.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, November 3, 2018

We talked about:  Election predictions.  If you could have a perfect domestic would you want one?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, October 27, 2018

We talked about:  What is the easiest state to govern?  What is freedom?  Some freedom must be given up to form a society.  No one believes 'The government that governs least governs best.'.  Maybe the opposite of freedom is justice not bondage.

Drones Meetings for October 13 and 20, 2018

See Drones Meetings of March 2019

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, October 6, 2018

We talked about:  What is the Deep State?  Language is impossible without agreed upon reality.  Is 'developing a taste' a good thing?  Is a pepper hot before it's tasted?  If there was polygamy there'd be no women's movement.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, September 29, 2018

We talked about:  What is 'home'?  Is it Dominance?  Familiarity?  Welcome?  To what degree is morality dependent on circumstances? 

Drones Meeting: Saturday, September 22, 2018

We talked about:  To find out who your rulers are ask who are you afraid to criticize.  Dissonance=Creed w/o Evan.  God of OT vs NT.  How much theology should we get from Revelation?  When you ask for forgiveness you're asking the other person to change.  Midterm election predictions what color wave?  Blue-1, Red-4, None-5

Drones Meeting: Saturday, September 15, 2018

We talked about:  Life is a managed crisis.  Why is philosophy important?  Are existential crises a good thing?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, September 8, 2018

We talked about:  Unknown at this time.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, September 1, 2018

We talked about:  How well would we do with domestic help?  Would a cattle wrangler make a good elder?  Why stay away from astrology?  Satan may be a dragon.  Did Jeptha make a vow or make a bargain?

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, August 25, 2018

We talked about:  Siri and Alexa have emasculated men.  Men are much more spacially aware than women.  What is the practical defense of Latin over other languages?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, August 18, 2018

We talked about:  Is there something more to a name?  How does the Spirit of the Age come about?  Outlook of the culture?  Does it reflect us, or do we reflect it?

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, August 11, 2018

We talked about:  Will Trump meet with Mueller?  Unanimous NO.  Is a Code of Conduct a good thing?  Is the United States rotting from within?

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, August 4, 2018

We talked about:  Do we all have blind spots where we are acting stupidly?  "Since I don't know where I'm being stupid, I do what I want." E. Wilson.  Vitamins, Ancestry.com, Flossing.  Our participation in risky behavior is determined by a personal cost/benefit analysis.  Taro cards, Ouija Boards, Seances.

Drones Meeting: Saturday, July 28, 2018

We talked about:

Drones Meeting: Saturday, July 21, 2018

We talked about:  What is curiosity? Questions we ask ourselves about our environment based on data from our senses.  Is there 'pure' curiosity; motivated only by desire for knowledge, or is all curiosity a product of self-interest?

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, July 14, 2018

We talked about:  Soccer vs Football.  Evan makes sex boring again.  Antics posing.

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, July 7, 2018

We talked about:  Are various theologies in the Christian church a bad thing?  Can something become authentic?  Can there be a temptation that isn't seen as a temptation?

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, June 30, 2018

We talked about:  Types of governments.  Monarchy and Democracy defended.  Mankind is disposed to revolution.  Elections defuse that disposition.  What do we see in a society or civilization that we identify as progress?  Increased complexity?  Peace?

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, June 23, 2018

We talked about:  Was Adam in charge in the Garden?  "I see racism as an opportunity." Kenny N.  Why are the opinions of actors and athletes seen as important?  What is Taking the Lord's Name in Vain?

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, June 16, 2018

We talked about:  Pike minnows.  Are Christian podcasts a good thing?  At what point does a male become a female on the trans spectrum?  An 'It will....' box recommended.

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, June 9, 2018

We talked about:  Is it good to manipulate someone toward the Bible or Christianity?  Death brings most to God.  Is 'common sense' a valid argument?  Rebellions are led by liberals not conservatives.

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, June 2, 2018

We talked about:  How does a Christian change the culture while keeping a good reputation among unbelievers?  How do we measure greed?

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, May 26, 2018

We talked about:  Why does a child become educated?  What are the elements involved?  Jeff P. uses the peeing-on-the-carpet argument again.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, May 19, 2018

We talked about:  The culture war is better fought by non-Christians.  Are the Drones social philosophers?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, May 12, 2018

We talked about:  Does(should)an artist's sordid life choices influence how we judge(enjoy)their work?  What is the "wisdom not from above" in James 3?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, May 5, 2018

We talked about:  Are patents a good idea?  Who is the relationship navigator, the man or the woman?

Drones Meeting: Saturday, April 28, 2018

We talked about:  Abigail and David.  Transgender issues.  Plural wives-problems and benefits.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, April 21, 2018

We talked about:  Will cursive writing go away?  What is more informative, the experience of our Christian life or the Scriptures?  Can a man be judged by his grandchildren?  Must God be involved in order for a couple to be married?

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, April 14, 2018

We talked about:  How do Christians fix the immoral pastor problem?  Is America an exceptional nation?  Yes-11, No-2.  Jeff P. arrives late, sees that his chair is taken, and leaves.  Why did the American revolution work and others(France)didn't?  Are purges a good thing?  How has Trump changed the political calculus?

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, April 7, 2018

We talked about:  U of I Athletic Department problems.  Traits of a leader.  Is a happy marriage completely dependent on the woman?  Is there a moral imperative to attend a loved one's death?

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 31, 2018

We talked about:  Mark K. left the Drones notebook at the Breakfast Club last Saturday.  Is antiquity a valid truth claim?  How long does reality last?  Is tradition sometimes more important than truth?  New word:  "Trumpcated".

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 24, 2018

We talked about:  Assortments of sexual sin in Corinthians 6.  What does 'Post-Christian' mean?  How would we address a transsexual?  Great generals.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 17, 2018

We talked about:  When people are micro-aggressed, why aren't they micro-offended?-Roy K.  Behavior in societies is much like bees in the hive.  One guy dancing in the aisle-"He's an idiot."  Two guys dancing in the aisle-"That looks like fun."  What's the difference between an idiot and a genius?

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 10, 2018

We talked about:  Issues are no longer settled by debate and argumentation.  Logic isn't valued above emotion.  To what extent are we allowed to choose how to die?

Saturday, March 03, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, March 3, 2018

We talked about:  Mark K. and Dan S. had a new revelation about what the 2nd Amendment means.  Re:  The State has a well regulated militia which it can use to enforce it's will on the citizens, so the citizen's right to defend themselves against State power by keeping and bearing arms shall not be infringed.  What would be reasonable gun laws?  What are the mechanics of faith?  Is everything done by faith?  'I can only tell you guys apart by where you sit.' Kenny N.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 24, 2018

We talked about:  Evan's Gospel poster-who's in, who's out.  Gun issues.  Should one of the reasons for punishment be deterrence?

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 17, 2018

We talked about:  What's the definition of value?  Cost of production or what the market will pay?  If value is determined by the market what is the value of doing the dishes?  Should a business be required to serve all the public?  Who, if anyone, should be memorialized with monuments?  Everyone should be required to be a member of a cult sometime in their life.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Drones Meeting: Saturday, February 10, 2018

We talked about:  Does God know what you think of yourself, what others think of you, and who you actually are or does He just know you?  Is ostentation always bad?  #MeToo=Pound Me Too  How is the MSM defined?  Military parade-Yes or No?

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