Category Archives for Politics

Thoughtful contribution to the abortion discussion

Ann Althouse proposes a new regulation for abortion, which I believe would be useful. It comes at the conclusion of an insightful posting about a disturbing lack of humanity that may be seen on the “pro-choice” side of the argument. … Continue reading

18. June 2013 by admin
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Ross Douthat offers some welcome relief from all the post-election GOP bashing. This part caught my eye: The liberal image of a non-churchgoing American is probably the “spiritual but not religious” seeker, or the bright young atheist reading Richard Dawkins. … Continue reading

18. November 2012 by luke
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Socialist Jesus

I sometimes wonder about people who write stuff like this: As near as we can tell, Jesus would advocate a tax rate somewhere between 50% (in the vein of “If you have two coats, give one to the man who … Continue reading

16. August 2012 by luke
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Church and State

When I hear Christians talking about something “we” ought to do, it often disturbs me how easily they confuse what “we” should do as individual Christians, as the church, and as citizens of a secular state. Christians from the ideological … Continue reading

30. April 2012 by luke
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Public: Gay Relations “Morally Acceptable”

There’s a lot to think about in a new Gallup survey about gay relations: Americans’ support for the moral acceptability of gay and lesbian relations crossed the symbolic 50% threshold in 2010. At the same time, the percentage calling these … Continue reading

26. May 2010 by luke
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National Day of Prayer – One Opinion

Earlier this month, Federal Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that a national day of prayer is an unconstitutional call to religious action. Since the ruling, atheist and religious groups have been arguing for and against both the ruling and the national … Continue reading

28. April 2010 by luke
Categories: living, Politics, prayer, society | 1 comment

Son of Encouragement

Do you see the glass half full or half empty? I’m a half-empty person, myself. It’s probably my nature, but during the years I was a software developer, that tendency was reinforced. (If you’ve used a computer, you may suspect … Continue reading

08. July 2009 by luke
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