For me, growing up in a conservative Christian environment and coming into voting age in the “Reagan Revolution” this is what I knew: It’s all about abortion. It’s all about being pro-life. Then, the narrator off to the side (who I didn’t hear at the time and wished to GOD he had been just aContinue reading “The illusion of being “pro-life””
“Egypt was a thoroughly religious society, and Egypt was a thoroughgoing slave society. If you want to control a person or family or society, there is no better way than through religion. And that is just as true today as it was in ancient Egypt.” — Eugene Peter, As Kingfishers Catch Fire
Last fall I worked through a series called “Living in Babylon.” It was a call to understand the rapidly shifting cultural landscape and then learn how to live like Joseph in Egypt, Daniel in Babylon, and Esther in Persia.
I will be out of town for a few days with family in San Diego. It’s rough, but someone needs to do it! 😉 As I set up some posts for distribution, I have come across some interesting articles. I want to link to those articles, then post a couple of meaningful paragraphs for thought.Continue reading “Religion and Darwin”
David Brooks is one of my favorite columnists. He hits it out of the ballpark again on THIS COLUMN. He took the viral video of the guy raging against religion and got into the why, and then the results of the video. Challenged with the exact words of the video, the young man actually realizedContinue reading “The Rage Against Religion While Thinking You Are Spiritual”
While I didn’t get in on the viral wave of the first video about being into Jesus, but not “religious,” I will confess I really like this response: