A simple way to identify natural human rights is to ask the question, “Can this creature do so and so? If the answer is yes, then the natural right is obvious. If he can do it, he has the agency, the authority, the power, and therefore the right to do it. That’s an easy and powerful way to discover a…Continue reading Human Rights: How to Know Them
I saw a chasm growing between religious and non-religious citizens and I wanted to fix that. But I was uncertain about my qualifications to write the book to solve the problem. Then I began to review my life experiences, my previous writings, and what others had said about me and I decided I could not only do it, but do…Continue reading Here’s the Preface
One of the tragedies of our time is a flawed perception of a chasm between believer and nonbeliever. The fact is we are all brothers in the same boat. Neither believer nor nonbeliever can prove his opinion is the right one and that makes us all equals and brothers. In that context we are all believers because our opinions are…Continue reading Believer – Nonbeliever: The False Dichotomy
The great test of life is to see if we have the courage to search for truth. The great task of life is to put ourselves in harmony with it. The great reward of life is the happiness that follows. Jackson Pemberton, April 14, 2017 Exploring Happiness It seems that a majority of the human race is not very happy.…Continue reading Two Steps to Happiness
The answer to that “why” is not entirely clear to me at this point. However, in 1975, I was learning about the US Constitution and was deeply impressed with the wisdom, training and fortitude of the founders of our nation. In that state of mind, I found myself praying one night, that I would like to help my country stay…Continue reading Why Am I Doing This Blog?