Letting the past go

When I was a teenager it was a common practice to assume that nobody ever changed.  What I mean by this is, if somebody had stated an opinion on something a year ago, it was common knowledge that they still felt that way today.  Growth, evolution of thought and philosophy… Continue reading

Agree to disagree- No, just don’t be an ass

I don’t care if you agree with me, I welcome all dissent and criticism.  I don’t even have to like you as you tell me I’m wrong- in fact, I might think you’re the biggest damn idiot on the planet.  And if you give me lip about how everyone is… Continue reading

Origins of Sexism

My wife was watching some National Geographic video on Netflix the other day.  It was about various indigenous tribes in New Guinea.  What I found really interesting about the show was that each tribe invariably placed women in lesser roles.  It wasn’t that the women were not integral to the… Continue reading

Paul had it wrong…

During church today I had time to ponder why so much of Christianity is about living life after death, for focusing on everything but the world as it is right now.  It’s not that I don’t believe in a better life after Christ, I do, but it seems to me… Continue reading

Penny Arcade

The Penny Arcade had a great comic up today pointing out the irony in the gun control/free speech debate.  What I enjoy about these guys is their ability to call bull shit without necessarily taking a particular political side or stance.  We’re a country of people who are all too often… Continue reading

Obama on gun control

So Facebook has this post going around where Obama is saying the guns don’t make people safer while it has all his secret agents with their guns circled.  I’m all for the 2nd Amendment and I’m for the responsible ownership of guns, but this particular message is a bit off… Continue reading