Tag Archives: Islam

The “Gift” of a Life?

How do you gift a human life?  Someone’s interpretation of the Bible says you can. Read these stories, Giving my child away because the Bible says I should Six wives and counting If there’s an urgency to destroying radical Islam, … Continue reading

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Born in the USA: The Bright Shining Lie of Uninformed Patriotism

Last night we went to the first of six Pawtucket Red Sox games which feature a themed firework display after the game. (I know this may seem like heresy from a Yankee fan, but it is a nice place to … Continue reading

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God is Deaf

The motivation behind the latest terror bombing in England remains to be seen, but I cannot help but be struck by the pleas for an intervention by some Supreme being as a salve to the pain and anger. One segment … Continue reading

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Using Apple to take a Bite out of Crime

As most of us know, (and if this is news, you should pay more attention), the Justice department sought Apple Computer’s assistance in bypassing the security encryption on an iPhone. Not just any phone, but the phone used by the … Continue reading

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Failing Memories: December 7,1941 and American Freedoms

The memory of one of the most tragic days in United States history is fading into the fog of old memories. One news article described it as another generations 9/11. It is the way of life. Events once thought to … Continue reading

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Selective Outrage

Once again this country is subjected to a dramatic incident of violence. In the rush to be first, the media outlets broadcast a constantly changing cacophony of half-truths and rumors. Compounding the problem are the bloggers and reporter wannabes in … Continue reading

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Roots of Evil

The recent attacks in Paris have triggered the usual expressions of sympathy which inevitably give way to calls for visiting great harm upon those who perpetrate these acts. The sympathetic responses are, for the most part, sincere yet tempered by … Continue reading

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