For years now, I have tried in vain to reach my fellow citizens: to explain to them how the things they claim to want and are demanding actually work against their own self-interests, as well as those of their fellow man. Sadly, I have found that too few care to listen, and of those few … Continue reading EDITORIAL: If One Cannot Reason with the Irrational, then What?
We have seen a rise in legal battles where one business is forced to act in a way contrary to the beliefs of its owners, yet another business is permitted to act in a way that tramples on the Natural Rights of the public, in general. This is just one of the latest examples of … Continue reading APPLIED NATURAL LAW: The Proper Way to Handle Corporate Involvement in Public Debates
I'd like to start this post by explaining what I understand the term, 'secular humanism,' to mean. As I understand the idea (from reading the works of self-described secular humanists), the theory encapsulates a body of thinkers who embrace human reason and mankind's ability to perfect himself -- especially society -- through reason, especially through … Continue reading APPLIED LOGIC: The Notion of ‘Law’ and Its Implications for Secular Humanism
Regular readers will note that I often start a post by focusing on the definition of a word or term that is going to be discussed. This is because the meaning assigned to a word is usually the foundation to whatever argument is being made. However, that meaning can often be the strongest defense or … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Importance of the ‘Definition’
In my first post in this series, POINTS TO PONDER: Does the Progressive Agenda Violate the ‘Separations Clause?’, I attempt to help readers see that the Progressive movement is religious in nature: one just has to understand the roots of Progressive ideology before one begins to see how this is true. In this post, I will … Continue reading POINTS TO PONDER: The ‘Conspiracy’ We Know as the ‘Progressive’ Movement
Have you seen this story? California High School Teacher On Leave After Questioning School Shooting Walkout First, let's agree to something: let's set aside the fact that there is no 'separations clause' in the U.S. Constitution (not with regard to Church and State, anyway). Let's also set aside the argument over whether or not abortion … Continue reading POINTS TO PONDER: Does the Progressive Agenda Violate the ‘Separations Clause?’
As regular readers may be aware, I listen to Glenn Beck. I do not listen because I agree with him on all of his opinions (truth is, I seldom agree with him), but because I find that he is one of the few voices in media who is honestly seeking Truth. Although I believe he … Continue reading PUBLIC DEBATES: We don’t Know Our Rights