Month: April 2014


The Difference between Truth and Fact


I've been listening to conversations about "what the Bible says" and have been having a hard time articulating why I'm disturbed by the position taken by some Bible defenders.  I agree with them that the Bible is true, but I get the sense that they are using the term differently than...

What’s wrong with this picture?


I lifted this picture off my Twitter feed and posted it on Facebook to solicit some reaction. Dylan, true to form, pointed out the very practical problem of certain suffocation. My first question was, Who made these stairs that will supposedly take us to heaven?  Although longer, they look like the sort...

Is there a cure for the disease of hatred?


Hatred, a disease? We haven't been able to eliminate the scourge of hatred, so perhaps we've been looking at it all wrong. In "Finding A Cure for Hate" Jennifer Yang reports on a University of Toronto initiative that looks at understanding and preventing hatred by "treating it as a public...