I read a recent article which critiqued the idea that classical theism and evolution are compatible. (The truth of this claim is practically self-evident.) The author provides 4 reasons why “god made evolution” arguments make no sense. Continue reading Did a God Use Evolution to Design the Species?
I came across a recent, disturbing National Review cover story by Charles C.W. Cooke: “Smarter Than Thou.” Continue reading Nerds, Science, Politics, and the Future
A problem for many, especially the young, is that when they seek long-term partners they are moved by sexual passion and physical desire. Continue reading Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility: Romantic Love and the Idea of “Settling”
My wife and I on August 9, 1980
I was married 34 years ago today. My wife and I were both 25 years old. We believed we had unending time and joy in front of us. It turned out we had neither. Continue reading 34th Wedding Anniversary
US President Richard Nixon resigned the Presidency 40 years ago today.
In my previous post, I continually referred to “so-called” liberals and conservatives. I did this because the American political spectrum has moved so far to the right in the last 40 years. Continue reading The American Political Spectrum: Circa 2014