Tag: Ethics

Abortion

January 30, 2017 Abortion A touchy subject, I used to be against it.  Then I supported it.  Then I stopped listening to everyone else’s opinions and listened to science. We still know so little about the human brain… what we do know is that…

Muslim Refugees, Christianity and the Future of Freedom

  Muslim Refugees, Christianity, and the Future of Freedom Vetting, the process of reviewing refugee candidates before they come into the U.S., should be a concern for all of us.  In this essay I will discuss why, but above all else I want you…

Anger, Violence, Death, and Regret

“No man is angry that feels not himself hurt.” – Sir Francis Bacon Anger, Violence, Death, and Regret I remember many years ago, when I had just begun my teenage years.  Back in those days, and earlier, I had an affinity for animals.  I revered…

If You Could Only See

(Please note that this piece was written prior to the Federal Supreme Court decision ruling it unconstitutional to deny same-sex couples the right to marry.) For a very long time, I’ve wanted to be able to write something that spelled out exactly why civil…

The Erosion of the Sagacious American Intellect

January 1, 2012 I once said that I would write an atheist manifesto, but this is not it.  However, religion and atheism is the subject of this writing.  If you don’t like the idea of subjugating American religion and ridding it from our government (ode…

The Man In The Mirror

July 17, 2011 “The man who never learns to face himself, will never know what it means to be free.” The Man In The Mirror I ask myself why it bothers me so much that there are groups of people who take a strong…

Walk With Me

July 15, 2010 I was born on American soil, of German-American blood. With that birth I was guaranteed certain civil rights. And then one day I learned that one of those rights was no longer mine to claim. It has been taken from me,…

Execution

July 4, 2010 Execution is vengeance.  It always has been and always will be.  There is no justice in execution.  People allow their emotions to over take them, they are blinded by retribution and revert to a primal state of mind. Having said that…

The Subjugation of a Christian Nation

December 26, 2009 I would like to believe that I know a thing or two about the bad aftertaste that Christianity can leave behind. And I would also like to believe that I know a thing or two about the good that Christianity does…

Understanding Evil

May 2007 For as long as man has walked the Earth so has evil. In every religion, spanning the seven continents, they preach to us that the honorable good and the cowardly evil are eternally in a fight for human souls, here I am…

The Interconnectedness of Religion and Philosophy

March 2007 I once wrote, “To say that all faiths are wrong, but your own, is to say that you truely do not understand the greatness of God.” It wasn’t until much later on that I realized how profound that message really is. I…