Solving the Islamicist Problem Once and For All, Part 7, The Rampart, B: Embracing the First Amendment
|February 16, 2016||Posted by Anthony under atheism, Blog, General, Islam, philosophy, politics, Secular Humanism|
In Part 7.A of this series, I tried to explain some of the features of a Christian culture that made it a ‘bulwark’ against Islamicism. Opponents of this perspective nearly always interpret such statements to mean, “Christians are better people, and that’s why…” but that’s no where near the real argument, which is, “All people […]
|February 3, 2016||Posted by Anthony under Blog, General, Islam, original sin, Progressives, Secular Humanism, theism, theology|
“There are no Christians, as far as I know, blowing up buildings. I am not aware of any Christian suicide bombers. I am not aware of any major Christian denomination that believes the penalty for apostasy is death. I have mixed feelings about the decline of Christianity, in so far as Christianity might be a […]
|February 1, 2016||Posted by Anthony under apologetics, atheism, Bible Reliability, Blog, General, philosophy, scientism, Secular Humanism, theism, theology|
One of the things that led me to reject atheism is the realization that most of its arguments, if true, mean that we couldn’t possibly know its true. It violates what I call “the Golden rule of Epistemology,” which means, basically, “any epistemological approach that undermines epistemology itself must be rejected out of hand.” I […]
|January 27, 2016||Posted by Anthony under Blog, General, Islam, Liberalism, politics, Secular Humanism|
You don’t know whether to laugh or cry when you read stories such as this one. Do people really think that the divide between a culture based on the Koran and a culture based on secular humanism can be bridged by having the ‘refugees’ take sex education classes? Yes, actually. Such stories represent a microcosm […]
|January 20, 2016||Posted by Anthony under Blog, Christianity and Culture, evolution, General, Islam, manhood, morality, politics, Progressives|
When I was a professional church worker I constantly raised this question: “Who are you?” and attempted to instill in each person this answer: “I am a unique child of God, full of potential, and my life is hidden in Christ.” Life experience has taught me that there is power in this identity. I have […]
|December 21, 2015||Posted by Anthony under Blog, General, Jesus, politics|
Peace usually is won through violence, not by hurling platitudes at each other. True story.
|December 13, 2015||Posted by Anthony under Blog, C. S. Lewis, Christianity and Culture, eugenics, General, morality, politics, Progressives, Secular Humanism, taxation|
Many people, think Christians only care about abortion and gay marriage. Since that is not true, how did this impression come about?