Creation

This article on PJ Media is entitled: “4 Reasons Christians Can Believe in Evolution” and carries the subtitle buried within “and 2 reasons why you might not want to.”

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Conspiracy

The question was posed this way:

Is it true The Muslim Brotherhood has extensive operations inside the government…?

Yes.

The question divides into two portions: (a) Are Muslim organizations extensively influential over the US government?, and (b) Are those Muslim organizations fairly considered as part of the Muslim Brotherhood?

To (a), this is uncontroversial. And […]

Confiscation

Another commenter, on gun rights and Obama: Yes, Obama is gonna take away your arsenal! The President can’t confiscate anything, even a B-B gun. […]

Browbeating

A commenter asked why the slaughter of blacks in South Carolina recently was not used for browbeating like the Orlando slaughter and all the others. Here was my reply: […]

Nontoxic

Carbon dioxide is continually referred to as a “poison” or a “toxin” which must inevitably be irreversibly damaging the Earth. The case is actually the opposite of this. Now, there are toxins — actual poisons that are products or (usually) byproducts of human activities on the Earth. (We’ll ignore natural toxins.) But civilized societies are steadily reducing the toxic portion of human output; the changes in air and water quality over the past century in America speak to this. They are having to exaggerate the effects of remaining toxins to keep the scare up. But CO2 is different. We produce a lot of it, and it is increasing in the atmosphere in part because of human output. […]

Climates

This started out as a short comment in a friend’s blog, but got out of control.

It is easy to get timescales mixed up, and associate the gradual movement of continents with the rise of sea levels.

Continental drift takes place over tens of millions of years. It is a very slow-moving process. the various […]

Flooding

Paris and hundreds of smaller river towns in France are experiencing two kinds of massive flooding. The first is of immigrant refugees from the Middle East and North Africa, almost entirely young male Muslims. But the second is the more traditional flooding; it has museums and other places scrambling to protect valuables. The worst seems […]

Principles

A friend made an observation that got me thinking. It follows, along with my reply (lightly edited and formatted a bit better): What we devote our lives to — the principles we honor [and] uphold — is our god. […]

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