Category Archives: Religion Invading Neighbor

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It’s not possible to prove that your great-great-great-[etc]-uncle was a monkey…

…you have to believe that it is so. Many readers responded as such to an op-ed piece in the Sydney Morning Herald [2nd item]. Whatever you believe about the origin of things, you cannot prove it, because proving it would involve reproducing it. So logically speaking, the only person that can speak authoritatively about how all of this started is the one who has a spare universe in his pocket…

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The modern western education model assaults human dignity.

WOW! Aaron Belz hits the nail on the egghead with his diagnosis of our educational system in Comment Journal.

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Worthless Religion.

Tim Wise chews out those who are not slow to speak and slow to anger about the actions of their neighbors in New Orleans. But there are Christians out there who sincerely want to be doers of the Word, like ChewyMom:
And now, here’s my thought. For those Christians who want to point fingers at New Orleans, saying this is God’s judgement upon a wicked city… The kinds of people found in New Orleans (at least in the stereotype of “wicked” New Orleans) are exactly those to whom Jesus ministered when He walked this earth.

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The other September 11th.

2001 was not the first year that religious fanatics committed a heinous crime against their fellow human beings on September 11th. It also happened in 1857. Here’s how I found out about the other September 11th…

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The War on Terror in Africa.

Austin Bay has an update on the War on Terror in Africa.

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Portrait of a fool.

The London Times Online publishes a profile and interview of a failed suicide bomber from Palestine. I was going to call this post “Portrait of a Damned Fool,” but the person in question is still alive yet, so that adjective is as yet still in doubt.

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“Allah Akbar, eh, old chap?”

RealClearPolitics has reprinted an extensive article from Foreign Affairs magazine on the self-inflicted wound that is the jihadist threat in and from Europe.

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The two-front war of our time.

[Editor's Note: Originally From Wit's End. I'm not sure, but I think this may be my first-ever post about cultural matters.] I encountered some thought-provoking articles today about the self-effacing superiority of Western culture…