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If we were to adopt a better voting scheme (e.g., instant runoff or ranked) that eliminates the spoiler effect, we would have any number of viable parties. What we need is for people to be able to express their true preferences rather than the lesser of two evils. This is especially true in primaries where there are so many candidates. Why not let people indicate all the candidates that they'd be okay with? You'd get a result that a majority can actually support. Less partisanship would be a good thing.
Paul was trying to convince the Jews that Jesus is the Son of God. He said, "remember how God spoke to us through the prophets? Jesus is that God." Before and after Christ, there are those who speak through the Holy Spirit AND have a position of leadership in the church. Before Christ, there were the prophets that you're all familiar with. After Christ, there were the apostles (Peter, Paul, etc.). If you believe that pattern stopped with Christ, then throw away everything from Acts to Revelation (including Hebrews). Paul didn't believe that. In fact, he had a pretty close encounter with Christ Himself.
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