Education

Gaia Worship and Humanity

Julia Roberts delivers a stone-cold video message from Gaia, courtesy of Conservation International. There is something bracing and powerful in this little film. We moderns surely do need to be reminded that material reality poses stark limitations on our narcissistic…

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Nothing from Nothing leaves Nothing

Science is the process of determining the behavior of matter using observation, testing, and reason. Reason, as defined by John Locke is the “discovery of the certainty or probability of such propositions or truths, which the mind arrives at by…

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Chemicals: Safe Until Proven Dangerous

Many Americans naively believe that the government protects them from harmful chemicals. God only knows where that idea came from!  Chemicals that are restricted or banned in Europe are still in use in the US, most of which have never been…

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The Missing Link is Still Missing!

In May of 2009, paleontologist Jorn Hurum, led the team that analyzed a 47 million year old fossil, dubbed Ida, which he claimed represented “the closest thing we can get to a direct ancestor.” Also among the team was Philip…

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You Don’t Degrade Evil, You Remove It

Iranian general Mohammad Reza Naghdi recently bragged that “Americans are begging us for a deal on the negotiation table.” In fact, Naghdi said that American officials, operating from a position of weakness, often “plea” with them to negotiate.   Normally I wouldn’t…

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The Greatest Threat We Will Ever Face

Islam is a diverse religion. While many Muslims immigrants have assimilated Western ideals of free speech and religious toleration, the radical tendencies which exist in Islam are unambiguously present and they continue to fuel terrorism and supremacist ideologies on a…

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Looking Into The Void

Belief in natural law and transcendent moral order laid the foundation for traditionalist conservative thought. Reason and Divine revelation inform natural law and the universal truths of faith. It is through these universal truths of faith that man orders himself…

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Blood Money

Fetal tissue obtained from spontaneous abortions and ectopic pregnancies has been part of scientific research for years. The 1950s polio vaccine was developed from fetal kidney cells as was the production of a widely used measles vaccine. But after Roe…

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We Print Life

Glowing Plants is a new start-up company that wants to make light bulbs and outdoor lighting extinct with DNA manipulated plants and trees that glow in the dark.   Unless they come with an off switch I don’t think I’d be…

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