Posts tagged "religion"

A "gay" Indiana man is forbidden to sing at his grandma's funeral and here's why I'm vexed about it

A "gay" Indiana man is forbidden to sing at his grandma's funeral and here's why I'm vexed about it
For those of you that are faithful readers, you know that I don’t get angry arbitrarily. When I go into a rage, I like to think that it’s, in the very least, somewhat justified. When I was browsing Facebook last night, a story popped up that made my blood boil than Donald Trump at Alec... Read more »

"I write to understand as much as to be understood": Celebrating the life of Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)

"I write to understand as much as to be understood": Celebrating the life of Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)
When I wrote my blog about Elie Wiesel’s memoir Open Heart, I had no idea that in less than half a month he would be dead. Wiesel died today at the age of 87. In our lifetime, we have figures who stand at the finish line of tragedy and teach the world to learn from it.... Read more »

Your Philosophical Thought of The Week: J. Robert Oppenheimer! (3/4/16)

Your Philosophical Thought of The Week: J. Robert Oppenheimer! (3/4/16)
“The history of science is rich in the example of the fruitfulness of bringing two sets of techniques, two sets of ideas, developed in separate contexts for the pursuit of new truth, into touch with one another.” J. Robert Oppenheimer, Science and the Common Understanding Throughout the course of man’s achievement, there is one sensation that... Read more »
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