In Islam, it is heresy to speak ill of Mohammad. In fact, it isn’t likely that the religion can be separated from the man. But unless we engage in some serious moral relativism, it is essential that the two be unhitched, else Islam truly may be an ugly, ugly thing… Related: the issue of abrogation…Details
Your lecture of the week this week was submitted by KKairos.
Jennifer Fulwiler: How I Grew Up Atheist & Ended Up Catholic. Enjoy.
The president of LvMI gave a recent, knock-it-out-of-the-park speech: I promised you some optimism today. Perhaps one of the most optimistic libertarians ever was Murray Rothbard, a happy intellectual warrior if ever there was one. And he was very enthusiastic about the revolution of libertarian ideas, because he understood fundamentally that liberty is the only…Details
Or just incoherent. Such is the topic of this week’s lecture…
“It is not the immorality of the crimes of man that reveal him as a fallen being; it is his ‘positive ideal’—religious or secular—and his satisfaction with this ideal.”
Chemical Brothers – Let Forever Be
Pretty damn quickly…
“I was impressed as never before by the utter lack of logic of the man, the scantiness of his precise knowledge of the things that he was talking about, by the gross inaccuracies in his statements, by the almost pathological lack of sequence in his discussion, by the complete rectitude he felt as to his…Details
Did our Engaged Encounter this weekend. Very much worth it, especially for couples who don’t usually delve into the deep stuff. Your lecture this week is short, and inspired by a video seen there, about the five love languages of the famous Dr. Chapman. Enjoy.