Science as Salvation – A Cautionary Tale

Leon Kass, former chair of the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2002-2005, has a nice lecture on the University Channel Podcast.  He is also the author of many books, including Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics. We are largely unaware  that...

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Atheist Atrocities

Atheists and secularists love to trot out the canard that religion has harmed more people than it has helped, and has been at the root of many or most world concflicts.  However, in Atheism, not religion, is the real force behind the mass murders of...

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Muslim Immigration – Enemy of Europe and the West

Essayist Fjordman has written another whopper of a post over at Dhimmi Watch entitled Why the European Union Must be Dismantled.  It’s a little long, so let me select a few choice passages, as well as some passages from his response to angry commenters. I...

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This is the message – God is light

I am working hard at getting back into the regular habit of prayer and scripture meditation/study.  With two young kids and two hours of commuting per day, I’d all but lost any meaningful time w/ God.  However, my wife and I are both trying to...

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The New Atheism

One of my top three favorite magazines, Wired, has a really good piece on The New Atheism this month.  It covers the mouthpieces at the head of this movement (Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett), as well as articles on other notable atheists including Steve...

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Three types of assertions

Was doing some reading today, and came across the word “assertoric,” which forced me to the dictionary. As it turns out, it is a word typically used in philosophy, and I found the definition below. What is notable about it is not just the interesting...

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