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Once upon a time I worked in a factory to pay for my CS degree. I was promoted several times into engineering and then into engineering management. To switch back to my goal of a computer programming became expensive - upper end engineering salary vs mid level programmer. So I wrote code to automate engineering processes ("Expert System" if you will). Then one day I made an executive decision and made the career change and have been happier but poorer since.

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comment How does the Catholic church explain not accepting non-Catholic Bishops (that happen to be female)?
I have changed the question slightly as to point out the attempted unification of the churches and a stumbling block - which is female bishops.
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revised Hierarchy of Catholicism, government, and papal teaching
Just formatting. The two questions on the bottom could get you into trouble / downvoted (answering a question with a question). But I believe your answer is correct.
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comment Christianity + Science
This post may be of interest to you: christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/19167/…
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comment Why is Satan often depicted as a human with goat like features?
@77Clash your logic is that Christianity created Satanism. If Satanism is distinct although the adversary of Christianity, then it belongs in its own SE. Judaism and Islam for example also have their own SEs for questions about them. They are far more related to Christianity than Satanism and are generally off topic here too. I don't think your question is a bad question at all! I would be VERY interested in that answer too. It just doesn't belong on this SE.
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comment Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?
Is the Qur'an compatible with Christianity?
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comment Why is Satan often depicted as a human with goat like features?
@77Clash I think the confusion is that you believe that Christians have assigned the goat to Satanism. Which, if true, would be on topic. However you have shown nothing to support this. I know of nothing biblical or extra biblical (but Christian) to support how satan worshipers utilize goats. "Why do Catholics eat fish on Fridays?" - on topic. "Why do Jews wear Kippahs?" - off topic. You're asking for the Christian viewpoint of something which isn't on topic in this SE.
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comment Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?
"We obviously do not think it came from our God " - is that your opinion or can you support the assertion? In the meta, please keep in mind, "Being correct is not the same as being useful."
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comment Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?
Who is "We" and what is the support for your assertions? Also "... from our God.." is confrontational - don't they believe in the God of Abraham? meta.christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/692/…
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comment Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?
I agree with Matt, this doesn't answer the question or extend David's answer so that it does answer the question.
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comment Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?
Unfortunately I have to take issue with this question. This isn't a question about Christianity. It is a question about those who practice Christianity - which is not a unified group with single representation. In a similar regard, if you ask a question on Islam.SE about Muslims, it will be off topic as it is not a question about the faith but those who apply it. Such as, "Why do some Muslims use the moon and star" - my question was NOT an Islamic question but a Muslim question
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comment Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?
"There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of Allah" - is actually understood as "There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is the [LAST] messenger of Allah" as Jesus is also a messenger in Islam (and born of a virgin, and a healer, and rose into heaven)
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Just so that the comments get out of hand, I've created a chat room for further clarification of the question and will modify this question as agreed in chat.
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