Reading Time: 2 minutes The first Thursday in May every year is a tad significant in the U.S. With roots in the early Republic, a 1952 Congress established this day as the ‘National Day of Prayer,’ one in which the President is required to instruct citizens to pray. How odd a notion while wielding a Constitution that forbids the […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Catholic Church has been surprisingly nuanced in weighing fetal-cell use in coronavirus vaccines vs. life-saving vaccine efficacy in advising faithful.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Nation is an august progressive magazine. Then, why is it normalizing astrology and horoscopes? It can’t actually believe that stuff, can they?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Empiricism and philosophy are schizoid opposites. Why do the definitions of both conjoin them in dreamy philosophy? I haven’t a clue.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s not up to atheists to disprove theism but to theists to prove it. If a proposition lacks enough substantiality to be tested in reality, it’s invalid.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Much but not most of the world, especially the West, appears to be moving toward religious apathy. It’s a positive trend. But it could suddenly reverse.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Spectacularly beautiful examples of Christian church architecture are crumbling in place in Europe, as once devout church-goers abandon faith.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Public-health experts are begging Americans to wear face masks and stay home for Thanksgiving. Still, airports were packed yesterday with holiday travelers.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Meditators, long-distance runners, young people in love and potheads all feel divine connections from time to time. They’re always mistaken.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Honor killings, the ancient retribution for sins of the flesh in families, is also as contemporary as McDonalds franchises. We can thank religion for them.