Beating the Secularist at His Own Game

A Secular Proof of God-given Rights The entire nation holds that our laws should not rest on any religious tenet or tradition. That’s a good thing. However, the secularists have had their way with our laws and our religious symbols for many decades. They have won the arguments because, as nonbelievers, their ideas seemed inherently secular. The rest of us…Continue reading Beating the Secularist at His Own Game

The Gender Explosion

The two sexes have suddenly given rise to a gender explosion — the big bang of the sexual universe. Well, that’s what the gender mongers would have us think. However, everything is the same as always. There aren’t any new genders, only new definitions for old words. Words are the atoms of thought so when definitions get mangled, everything gets confused.…Continue reading The Gender Explosion

Abstraction: a Legislative Trap

One of the interesting things the human mind can do is to use abstractions. We can think and talk of carrots and crops. Carrots are real physical things. You can eat one. The word “Crops”, on the other hand, means plants grown to be harvested.”Crops” is an abstract idea that covers all kinds of things. But you can’t eat an…Continue reading Abstraction: a Legislative Trap

The Space Between Words and Their Meaning

There is a space between words and their meaning: Poetry and politicians frolic in that space. Puns reveal it. Truth seekers explore it with reverent interest. Bigotry and hate corrupt it. Evil abuses it. Love cherishes it. Librarians worry about it. Lexicographers live on it. Lazy thinkers crash and burn in it. As humans, our minds give us a space…Continue reading The Space Between Words and Their Meaning

Believer – Nonbeliever: The False Dichotomy

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