So here are some thoughts and unrelated selections of art from my hard drive: If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another. – Carl Sagan The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. –…Details
Your holy hearsay is not evidence
Give me the good news in the present tense. . .
So shut the Bible up and show me how
The Christ you talk about is living now.
Give me an African-American president who knows that because his ancestors lived in Africa, they were deemed non-persons and unworthy of human rights and dignity. Give me an African-American president whose ancestors were derided as ‘monkeys’ and ‘apes’ because of their skin color and facial features. Such a president would know that a person’s humanity…Details
I just finished Barbarians Inside the Gates, a collection of essays by Thomas Sowell. Though there are huge loads of common sense in the book, I chose a few quotes which I thought were worth noting. And by a few, I mean a lot. Each is it’s own thought, so take some time to understand…Details
This is the type of bullshit that drives me up the wall. Andrew Sullivan is touting this as the reason he stays in the Catholic Church. And as I learn more and more about the world, I have a really hard time reconciling radical leftism and Catholicism. This is a perfect example. That which is…Details
Mark Shea had a response to some of the anti-Catholicism in the recent Church scandal, mainly the idea that an Institution must be wrong if its leadership is sinful. It reminded me of Tolstoy: …”What about you…You preach very well, but do you carry out what you preach?” This to me is the most natural…Details