Tip of the Iceberg CNA Article on Science and Faith

By Jon|August 27, 2012|Education, Empirical Science, Enlightenment, Faith and Reason, Philosophy|

How do we know there is no contradiction between biology and belief in God? Certainly not by the methods of science. Its called logic… Scientists: No Contradiction Between Evolutionary Biology And Belief In God RIMINI, ITALY, August 24 (CNA) .- Evolutionary biology and faith in God are not incompatible, two professors asserted at the international Rimini Meeting, an event that brings hundreds of thousands of people to Italy.“A proper understanding

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Be Louder!! Online Social Activism

By Jon|April 16, 2012|Culture|

This morning I was reminded of the importance of using social media alongside blogging by the fine Thomas Peters over at CV.org. He makes an analysis of what Catholics need to do to be more effective online. My comments in blue. You read me right: Catholics are failing at online activism. Sure, if you’re reading this, you probably know a heck of a lot more than your average Catholic about online

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I saw this at my train stop this morning…

By test|February 3, 2012|Modern Philosophy, Theism/Atheism, to be moved|

Readers, please welcome the newest ad campaign on the Chicago Transit system! Does this look familiar? All ideologies naturally proselytize themselves…why should they not? They are truth claims about the world outside. Unless you are a strict relativist or skeptic about all things…then you won’t be proselytizing anything EXCEPT skepticism and relativism. Anyone here ever met anyone like that? They are rare but they exist. The only other time where

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The Pope’s Unholy Alliance with a Dictator-Example Humanist Attack

By Jon|January 10, 2012|Enlightenment, Faith and Reason, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Politics, Religion, Theism/Atheism|

This article probably is not worth my time, but I'll critique it despite that…. “Scandal is too mild a term to describe the abuse of children at the hands Roman Catholic priests. [indeed] But whatever word you fix on – “atrocity”, “obscenity”, I can't find the right one – you cannot doubt that rape was all about power [sorry how does rape make a rapist more powerful?], as the feminists of the 1970s

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