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The emperor’s new clothes: False prophecy in the news

Here is my first audition file.  The sound quality and performance aren’t the best, but I’ve chosen to post it anyway given the weight of the subject matter.

I need to show that I can speak off the cuff about current events, and an opportunity to do so came in the controversy over recent tweets by Maria Chappelle-Nadal.

A transcript appears below.

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Bible contradictions #06: When did Saul first meet David?

Samuel anoints David as king over Israel in 1 Samuel 16:1-13.  It is notable that this comes before David kills Goliath and before he first starts playing the lyre for Saul.  In other words, David was already king over Israel before either of those other things happened.

The story of David playing the lyre for Saul comes at 1 Samuel 16:14-23.  Now, it is very clear from this passage that Saul had never heard of David ever before.

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* The emperor’s new clothes: False prophecy in the news

Here is my first audition file.  The sound quality and performance aren’t the best, but I’ve chosen to post it anyway given the weight of the subject matter.

I need to show that I can speak off the cuff about current events, and an opportunity to do so came in the controversy over recent tweets by Maria Chappelle-Nadal.

A transcript appears below.

Continue reading * The emperor’s new clothes: False prophecy in the news