Professing Themselves to be Wise...

 

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I stand amazed at the amount of knowledge that we have accumulated at this point in time.  I love a lot of it - such as cell phones, computers, microwaves, etc.

However - consider this:

 

•$606,000 federal $ to Columbia University to study online dating.

 

•$55,382 to a Virginia Commonwealth University researcher to study hookah smoking by Jordanian students.

 

•$592,527 to primate researchers to see if feces-throwing chimps reveals something about communication skills.

 

•$492,005 to Wellesley College to answer the question, “Do you trust your Twitter feed?”

 

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•$338,998 by the National Science Foundation to study Women, Weaving, & Wool in Iceland between AD 874-1800.

 

•$198,195 to University of California, Riverside to see if happy or unhappy people spend more time on social media.

 

That is $2,283,107 according to my calculator.  I would be happy to do all of these studies for ½ of the price

 

Since I now feel good about the $ that is being poured into higher learning, . . . I think I’ll take some of these classes:

•How to Watch Television at Montclair State

 

•Lady Gaga & the Sociology of Fame at Univ. of South Carolina

 

•Mail Order Brides: Understanding the Philippines in Southeast Asia Context at John Hopkins Univ.

 

•Harry Potter: Finding Your Patronus at Oregon State Univ.

 

•Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse at Michigan State Univ.

 

Looking over this stuff - I think that the last class about the Zombies is one that we all need to take.  It might give insight about the Zombies that have taken over two areas - federal funding and university curriculum.

 

How insightful and appropriate is Rom.1:22 “Professing themselves to be wise, they become fools.”  Did you know the Greek word for “fools” transliterated directly is “moron”?  Aren’t morons related to zombies?

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