Tag: common sense

Reconciling Faith and Science

Science is a very powerful method of gaining and applying knowledge. In this sense, science per se is amoral, and while it has a large domain, it is not the end all and be all. It can tell us truth…

Girls Just Wanna Have Guns

I’m not sure many women can point to one incident that inspired them to become a full-time concealed-carrying gun owner. For many, it’s a series of events including formal education and personal experiences that add up over time to finally…

Rapture of the Church: Is It A Hoax?

From the beginning of the Christian era until the Protestant Reformation, only one person, Ephraem of Nisibis, in 373 A.D. preached, in one known sermon, that “for all the saints and Elect of God are gathered, prior to the tribulation…

When Plunder Becomes A Way of Life

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.”  Frederic Bastiat…

If God Is Dead

“God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our…

Cut-Flower Ethics

For well over a generation, we have been living on “cut-flower ethics.”    Fools and those possessing an arrogance bordering on self-deification think we will long survive as a decent society without teaching the Bible and without consulting it for…

Abortion Is Legal Because Babies Can’t Vote

Michael Bresciani writes that the heart of the pro-choice argument is based on the argument or more accurately, the deleterious notion that aborting ones offspring is exercising a woman’s right to decide all matters concerning her own body. Pro-life philosophy…

Without God, Man is Doomed

Modern man thought that when he had rid himself of God, he had freed himself from all that repressed and stifled him.  Instead, man discovered that in killing God, he had killed himself.  For if there is no God, than…

So Much Passion, So Little Mind

“There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It’s the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility.” Ray Williams, Wired for Success Susan Jacoby, author…

Freedom Demands Rational Ideology

For the first 125 years of history, America operated under the individualist ideology of laissez-faire capitalism with the principles of private property, equal rights under the law, and individual sovereignty, predominant throughout her culture. Today, most of the world operates…

NEVER THIS DAY!

Yes I was there in David’s day when Israel’s honor had faded gray.  I saw the shame of blunted swords;  I watched them flinch from boastful words. As Goliath raged in heathen pride, Saul’s army quailed; their faith had died. …

Understanding Through Perspective

You understand who you are, by grasping what you are.   Life bring many questions:  Why do some people have such difficult lives, while others have it so easy?  Why is there so much suffering in the world?  Why are there…