Progressive Suffering

I started reading James Farwell’s, This is the Night: Suffering, Salvation, and the Liturgies of the Holy Week, and I came across this quote: Some social theorists, historians of philosophy, and theologians argue that the narrative structure of the modern myth of “progress,”—the structure of the “idealist diamond” that reduces suffering to a concept—was bequeathed… Continue reading Progressive Suffering

Even Religious People Have Different Views?

Shocking! (sarcasm) Surveys: U.S. Religious Activists Have ‘Widely Divergent’ Views As much as I like some of the content on, today we have another article (see this post for another) which is too vague to be useful, other than to draw gross conclusions that can only be divisive, rather than edifying. I really hate… Continue reading Even Religious People Have Different Views?

Turn Off the Lights for Your Health

Back in August, I wrote about light pollution. I can even still remember the night sky that caused me to write it. Yesterday, a blog post appeared on the Clampham Institute website discussing the detrimental links between artificial light and cancer (hattip to: The Point). Apparently, in the same article in the New Yorker that… Continue reading Turn Off the Lights for Your Health

Even Dumb (or Bad) Movies Can Make You Think

In his review of I Am Legend, Todd Hertz says: It’s an interesting direction for a movie about the impact of scientific advancement. So what is it saying about science and God? That scientific advances foolishly allow man to play God? Or that science is comparable to that fast car capable of good or evil,… Continue reading Even Dumb (or Bad) Movies Can Make You Think

Men and Marriage

Insurance companies are pushing hard for for peopl to take care of themselves with various wellness initiatives. For men, on of the biggest is marriage: Marriage Could Save Your Life hattip to:The Point Marriage is also good for the environment However, there are a few downsides. Mercifully, God has granted me a wonderful marriage to… Continue reading Men and Marriage