Religion And Car Crashes

Unfortunately, religions are not interested in deaths from car crashes. Neither are religious “pro life” politicians. Every once in a while here I go on a rant about car crashes. I do it to point out the hypocrisy of anti abortionists. About 40,000 people a year are killed in car crashes. This is predictable. Almost…
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Who Is Espousing “Theological Nonsense”

George Weigel publishes in Catholic outlets. He markets himself as a Catholic intellectual. Weigel is a conservative Catholic who says liberal Catholics espouse theological nonsense. His recent beef is with liberal Catholics who say they want to take back the faith to what it once was. Weigel calls that theological nonsense. He then launches into an…
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Prejudice Disguised As “Religious Liberty”

Jeff Sessions has laid out this Administration’s view of religion. It is that religion can and should be used to discriminate against those groups that are hated. We  know hating people who are different has been going apparently since the beginning of humans. The Bible admonishes cripples and deformed not to enter the temple. There…
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If Other Species Go Extinct, Why Not Humans

When the earth will become uninhabitable or humans simply cannot survive for one reason or another is not a popular topic. It renders meaningless the concepts of gods and prayers to these gods. Yet, we know from the life of other stars the life of the sun is finite. The sun is not renewable. I…
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Deducting Pastor’s Housing From His/Her Income Tax May End

The Freedom From Religion Foundation won a ruling recently on the unconstitutionality of pastors getting an income tax break on their housing. Some administrators in the faith say eliminating this tax advantage, if it stands up in more legal venues, will impose new economic conditions on pastors and churches. It will be an advantage to…
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