Silent Crumble

Have you ever read a story or seen one of those movies where an innocent by-stander is swept into the middle of a plot? He/She is reluctant to leave the tranquil life he's known, yet circumstances move him from inaction to action and he's suddenly thrust into the middle of the ballyhoo, becoming a hero …

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Our National Panic

Two elements of the nation's COVID-19 reaction are problematic. First, the plurality of poor souls who contract the virus do not suffer long-term, nor do they die. Yet we've shut down the world and spoiled our robust economy because of this flu-like virus. If COVID-19 had the ravaging effects of AIDS, then it would be …

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The Core of Harassment

Today's media witch-hunt for any public figure who made inappropriate sexual comments or advances in the past ignores the culture they helped to create ...

Just as it is improper to judge a historical figure by current cultural & societal standards, it is unfair to bring up a past incident or comment of someone who allegedly "sexually harassed" someone and force the accused to resign based on allegations alone.

Though I do not understand it thoroughly, a man's sex drive is somehow related to his desire to walk with the Creator, the Lord Almighty ...

Evolution Preserves Racism

Racism has forced its way back into the news again.  With multiple alleged 'racially inspired' police shootings in recent years and clashing protests last month in Charlottesville, Virginia over Confederate monuments, new groups such as "Black Lives Matter" have formed and old ones such as the KKK seem to have found new inspiration.  Some might argue …

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Religious Values and Gov’t Programs

I was challenged recently in an online chat to demonstrate how my Christian values can support a political Party (the Republicans) that "wants to cut programs that provide food, shelter, and health care for the poor, children, and the elderly."  The individual questioning me called the Right "conveniently atheist" when it comes to government programs …

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