A fixed price contract requires stable requirements and hencea predictive process. Adaptive processes and unstable requirementsimply you cannot work with the usual notion of fixed-price. Trying tofit a fixed price model to an adaptive process ends up in a verypainful explosion. The nasty part of this explosion is that thecustomer gets hurt every bit as much as the software developmentcompany. After all the customer wouldn't be wanting some softwareunless their business needed it. If they don't get it their businesssuffers. So even if they pay the development company nothing, theystill lose. Indeed they lose more than they would pay for the software(why would they pay for the software if the business value of thatsoftware were less?)
To understand the wrong that Jews are doing, we need to look at how, and especially why the Jewish nation formed. The father of Judaism, and of all Abrahamic religions, is Abraham Our Father [Abraham the Patriarch], who symbolizes mercy. The Midrash (Beresheet Rabah) tells us that when Abraham saw his countryfolk arguing and quarrelling he tried to make peace and help them unite. In the words of the Midrash, he tried to “patch up” all the people in the world.
What a load of crap. The reasons why Jews are hated are usury and their hatred for non-Jews, especially Christians, plain and simple. Through usury, fractional reserve banking, and tricks like the Federal Reserve, Jewish leaders have acquired immense wealth — wealth they use to buy up media, influence other channels of culture, such as academia, and buy off politicians to do their bidding (e.g., Why else was Iraq invaded? Why did Cromwell slaughter Catholics even as he was welcoming Jews back into England?, etc.). With that influence, they constantly attack traditional Christian morality, the Christian religion, and Europeans’ and Russians’ ways of life.
The point is not how much we know, but how little we know compared to Almighty God. God has granted mankind a measure of wisdom, and has given us dominion over the earth. God also commands us to be fair and just and merciful, and to walk humbly with Him (Micah 6: 8). Hear again the questions that God proposes to Job in chapter 38.
In the 2,500 years since the Book of Job was written mankind has explored the earth and accumulated some knowledge. We can now respond with a pretty good answer to God's question: "The earth is 25,000 miles around and 8,000 miles in diameter. Its highest point is Mt. Everest at 29,028 feet above sea level, and its deepest point is Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench at 36,200 feet below sea level." Jehovah in his grace and mercy has permitted us to discover some of the mysteries of the universe He created. A scientific explanation does not prove that there is no god; instead, it reveals the marvelous handiwork of Him who designed the natural laws, set the planets in motion, and continues to watch over and care for mankind every day.
Since I am a Christian and Charles Darwin was an agnostic, the most exalted object I can conceive of is Jesus Christ risen from the dead and glorified at the right hand of the Father. Nevertheless, Darwin evokes a theme here that is Biblical: God can produce good things out of what mankind considers bad. Joseph states this theme in Genesis 50:20 "As far as I am concerned, God turned into good what you meant for evil, for He brought me to this high position I have today so that I could save the lives of many people." St. Peter repeats it in Acts 2: 22-24 "O men of Israel, listen! God publicly endorsed Jesus of Nazareth by doing tremendous miracles through Him, as you well know. But God, following His prearranged plan, let you use the Roman government to nail Him to the cross and murder Him. Then God released Him from the horrors of death and brought Him back to life again, for death could not keep this man within its grip."
A. We give up the Literal Day theory, unless one accepts the Appearance of Age variation on that theory. Although the Literal Day theory is understandably popular in fundamentalist circles, I have shown elsewhere in this essay by references to Scripture that it is not the only viable theory. The Literal Day theory is one interpretation of the first chapters of Genesis. I am committed to the Bible, but not to a single interpretation of it. We do not give up the authority of the Bible!
In February 1993 I went on safari in northern Tanzania after climbing Kilimanjaro. I visited Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. Two observations surprised me: how green the African landscape was, and that a kill is a rare event. National Geographic and the Discovery Channel leave viewers with the impression of slaughter, of lions continually hunting and bringing down the grazing animals. Obviously a kill is exciting and filled with natural drama - it makes great TV. But when you are actually there, the reality is different. It's hard to observe a kill taking place, or even to discover one after the fact. Tour guides call each other on the radio when they find a kill, and all the safari minivans cluster around so the tourists can take pictures. The overall impression I got in the wilds of East Africa was one of serenity and peace. Yes, there is danger, but the entire natural spectacle is beautiful and magnificent! It doesn't look like an ongoing war of nature. The big picture is not one of struggle and cruelty, famine and death. Instead, it looks - not perfect, but "very good". Just like God said.
"I am plainly shocked that the record has been number one in Europe this week, and I want to pause and thank all the people around the world that made that happen, and who have supported me with so much heart over the last few years, and come to my shows, and collected up all the press from around the world on the justonestar website, and wished me well, and shared some time with me at live shows. Thank you for urging me forward through a glorious dream, the likes of which is more your creation than mine. Antony x"
Charles White (2007) provided a closer look at how Bloom’s Taxonomy provides levels of understanding to guide teaching and assessing knowledge. Teaching for each level has different instructional strategies and testing techniques.
Munich Show Update: Please note that we have had to make a date and venue change for the upcoming Munich show. This event was to take place on April 23rd at Postpalast but for unforseen circumstances we've had to move the venue location to on April 26th. People holding tickets for the April 23rd concert at Postpalast will be accepted at Circus Krone on the 26th. Please see the for further info.
FactF: A good man is a good man, and a bad man is a bad man, just as a good Hebrew is a good Hebrew and a bad one is a bad one. This is vice versa as well. You can go anywhere in the world and see people acting horribly to one another. This is not something new. The difference is the Hebrews shun, reject and denounce those among them who act out of line with the morals of their people. This is also true for many other peoples, the difference is that the Hebrew expects a permanent change before the individual can be respected as they once were in the community. Many other nations celebrate the sociopath and tolerate the liar and the psychopath and then wonder why things are going bad. As examples we have leaders of many of the arabic nations. Whos leaders lie, cheat, steal, starve their own people all the while touting their greatness. We see this same thing in North Korea. This is something that most often is abnormal in Jewish society.