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Unto Caesar

It seems to me…. “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.[1] Religion is based on a set of personal beliefs; science is based on … Continue reading

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Science Skepticism

It seems to me…. “Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge’.” ~ Isaac Asimov[1]. … Continue reading

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Why Dysfunction?

It seems to me… “In politics stupidity is not a handicap.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte. Our political parties have fundamentally different visions of what kind of country we should have and neither is feeling sufficiently politically weak to agree to the … Continue reading

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Tolerance/Intolerance

It seems to me… “Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.” ~ Voltaire. Starting over three hundred years ago, treatment of the Native … Continue reading

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Religion: Literal vs. Figurative

It seems to me… “Religions get lost as people do.”  ~ Franz Kafka. I was raised as a Catholic, attended Catholic high school for two years, a Quaker high school my final two years, and started college at a Southern … Continue reading

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