Archive for July 31st, 2006
Belief.net offers Belief-O-Matic: Even if YOU don’t know what faith you are, Belief-O-Matic™ knows. Answer 20 questions about your concept of God, the afterlife, human nature, and more, and Belief-O-Matic™ will tell you what religion (if any) you practice…or ought to consider practicing. I took the quiz tonight. The questions were straightforward and well thought [...]
As reported by Think Progress, President Bush is now arguing that war is a healthy catharsis: President Bush proudly declared that American foreign policy no longer seeks to “manage calm,” and derided policies that let anger and resentment lie “beneath the surface.” Bush said that the violence in the Middle East was evidence of a [...]
This is a plug for Bill Moyers’ PBS program ‘Faith & Reason.’ The byline for the program reads, “In a world where religion is poison to some and salvation to others, how do we live together?” It features interviews with renowned authors, scientists and religious leaders, talking about the intersection (and conflict) between religious faith and [...]
Paul Rieckhoff raises this issue in Huffpo. Good insights, along with a wide range of comments.
Let’s imagine you want to buy two pounds of Golden Delicious apples. Unfortunately, you are too busy to go to the grocery store yourself, so you send your son to buy the apples. Now, suppose that instead of going to the grocery store and buying the apples, your son goes out and finds a dozen [...]