Category Archives: religion

Collectivism. Taking away your freedom to be

Collectivism sends the false message that just because people share a skin color or physical location or a citizenship then one person has a license to get in another person’s business. This intrusion ranges from the State telling a woman … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Let the consumer gods take care of the consequences

The progressive branch of the political elite have been spinning the narrative that Indiana’s brazen version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a license for commercial interests to discriminate against certain social groups, most notably the gay community.  Mike … Continue reading

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#Fiscal and #budget policy is not a part of #God’s economy

For a significant number of Christians, God’s plan for the economy means hard work on their part with no expectation of intervention and if a Christian fails, so be it.  For policy makers, such an attitude, especially among lesser educated … Continue reading

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#Philosophy vs. #religion

Philosophy is a guide, just a guide, for how you as an individual choose to engage others during the course of life. Religion is spawned when a small group takes a philosophy and turns it into a narrative to control … Continue reading

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What does Andrew Lanza not understand about freedom of speech

Recently, New York state senator Andrew Lanza took issue with a billboard in New York City’s Times Square that expressed the sentiment that Christmas can be celebrated without Christ.  The billboard was placed in the popular tourist destination by American … Continue reading

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Can #secularism become a defacto #religion thus violating the Establishment Clause? I don’t think so

Yesterday an article was posted in Yahoo! News discussing the culture wars over displays of holiday ornaments in public spaces such as schools, court houses, and government office buildings.  A number of states have passed or are considering passing legislation … Continue reading

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Does Maryland’s Constitution provide an opening to #Satan worshipers?

Today an interesting article discussing religious displays caught my attention.  The article, published by Addictinginfo.org, talks about the intent of The Satanic Temple to place a religious display next to a display of the Ten Commandments outside of an Oklahoma courthouse. … Continue reading

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While #politicians are not ashamed to be #Christians, should they be ashamed of discrimination against those who aren’t

The New York Times yesterday posted a blog about a number of politicians reaffirming their belief in a higher being during bids for office.  Some conservatives apparently choose to distinguish themselves from other candidates of questionable conservative status when races … Continue reading

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Pro-Human v. Anti-Human: Why Religion and Government Don’t Mix

The following was authored by annalise fonza, Ph.D.  I am excited that she agreed to submit a guest post and I believe you will find her insights to be thought provoking and, in my opinion, on point. One day after … Continue reading

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