I have little patience for pseudo-reasoning. I object to hearing it from secularists just as strenuously as I object to hearing it from Christians.
This creature, ostensibly for the sake of survival, spends its time wreaking havoc on the landscape, tearing up the earth, leaving enormous amounts of waste in its aftermath, and radically changing the world for the other creatures with whom it happens to share its environment.
Time, for the individual, is a one-way trap door. Every moment is a decision that irreversibly affects everything which comes after—for infinity, so far as we can tell.
Allow me to present what, as far as I know, is the shortest story of all time.
Now, more than ever, it is critical for us to be perceptive and wise. If we don’t decide here and now that truth is our ultimate pursuit, then I fear that we will watch the world around us disintegrate into self-destruction. And a lot of people are going to suffer.
I’ve been wrestling with the problem of God and evil for a while. It’s not a typo. The problem, to me, goes beyond good and evil and forces us to confront the problem of God and evil. Christians claim that their religion is the only true authentic religion—the only religion that includes divine incarnation, bodily … Continue reading God and Evil
It started out, as most crises do, small and with good intentions.
What do we take away from September 11th, 2001?
Consider the absurdity of endeavoring to change a system whose most fundamental premise is that the system shall not be changed.
In the factory, the workers either sit quietly in the training room with their backs to each other or stand at their place in the assembly line doing rote tasks. The manager is generally the only one who speaks. Sometimes, he calls on someone to voice his opinion, but the context of the question leaves little room for free expression. The leading question usually invites an answer that corroborates the manager’s opinion.