May 3, 2016

ESSAY: CERN: Science In The News (From 2008),

IN THE NEWS-

Switzerland, France and Germany –some of your more Godless countries- are home to CERN. CERN has several large particle colliders, and they are constructing another. (more…)

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February 1, 2016

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“Every Function Of A Man’s Spirit Participates.” Paul Tillich

You see, problematically, this just doesn’t leave much headroom for persuasive arguments about rational self-interest.

In the act of faith every nerve of a man’s body, every striving of a man’s soul, every function of a man’s spirit participates.”

Paul Tillich. The Dynamics Of Faith. (New York: Harper and Row, 1958). Cited in: Jeanne Randolph. Shopping Cart Pantheism. (Winnipeg: ARP Books, 2015)

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March 14, 2010

THE FAITH CARD: FAIR AND BALANCED

 
Nothing matches the shrill accusation that an assertion is not “fair and balanced.” Make a claim. Someone hollers “not fair and balanced” from the wings (more…)

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February 4, 2009

“They Constantly See Coupling in Temples:” Herodotus

“It was the Egyptians who first made it an offence against propriety to have intercourse with women (more…)

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“Lest Ye Think that Fundamentalist “Free Trade” Extremism is “New:”” John Cobden

Lest ye think that It is “modern,” or “rational,” or “innovative,” or divisible from religious fundamentalism- (more…)

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January 16, 2009

CREATIONISM: Will Special Relativity Be Used To Thrust Geo-Centrism Into Our Public Schools?

“To be sure, Darwin’s theory of evolution is imperfect,” Jones [Judge making ruling] concluded. “However, the fact that scientific theory cannot yet render an explanation on every point (more…)

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December 20, 2008

A Certainty of Something So Patently Absurd: Gerald Callahan

“Instead, I write in my notebook, Faith is belief in something you have absolutely no reason or right to believe in. (more…)

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