Month: January 2014


Why I Am Not a Liberal


The main reason I am not a liberal is because liberalism leans toward naturalism.  This is not to say that one who identifies with liberalism always rejects a supernatural explanation for anything, but the idea of freedom is so fundamental in liberalism that it often means freedom from most external authority, and this almost...

The Bible Supports Slavery?


I don't care who does it; it makes me crazy. The sacrifice of truth for the sake of argument. This billboard is a case in point. In an attempt to discredit the Bible, the makers of this billboard equate first century slavery with its 16th - 18th century version.  Further,...

Conequences of Naturalism


HBO's new drama, True Detective aired this past weekend.   There's a great bit of dialogue between principals, two Louisiana CID detectives, while they drive through a rundown Louisiana neighbourhood.  Reacting to the setting, Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson)mutters, "There's all kinds of ghettos in the world."    (View video. Warning: there is...

Does Religion Divide us?


John Lennon asked us to imagine a world with no religion.  I think the reason he wanted a world of no religion was because religion divides us.  Debate.org asked the question: Does religion divide the world? 73% of those responding said yes. Why does religion divide?  One of the respondents...