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Scientism: The Atheist’s Religion of Faith

I’m getting some hits regarding scientism but don’t actually have any posts dedicated to it.  I thought if I’m going to be looked at on the subject I should make at least a few deliberate comments.  They should not be construed, however, as exhaustive.

Scientism can refer to a few different ideas and I denounce them all. 🙂  It goes without saying that people who exhibit ‘scientism’ would not use the word to describe themselves and they will resent the suggestion that they are as described.

Because this post is pretty lengthy here is a list of the headings in … continue reading...

Jeremiah Wright wasn’t Completely Wrong but Wrong to be a Democrat

The Reverend Jeremiah Wright has gone on the defensive, arguing that his comments were taken out of context and then right before our eyes justifying as righteous the very interpretations others have drawn.  Wright is off his rocker in asserting that the US Government is the one responsible for AIDS and that the US brought 9-11 on itself.  But his assertion that the Government is capable of terrible things is certainly true.

He mentions the Tuskegee Study, where people in the US were exposed to Syphillis and intentionally left untreated.  I would add the government sponsorship of Planned Parenthood … continue reading...

A Christian Review of Will Smith’s “I am Legend”

I was really looking forward to getting in and seeing “I am Legend.”  I am always interested in seeing other post-apocalyptic scenarios played out (my own is here).  Finally, last weekend I was able to see it.

In “I am Legend” a cure for cancer goes bad and a mutation results in the deaths of almost the entire human race.  Will Smith’s character works for the military as a geneticist of some kind.  He is the one tasked with finding a cure and a solution.  He fails.  Through an incredible stroke of luck, he is also one of the … continue reading...