Author Archives: Dwight

Competing Moralities & Perfect God

The existence of evil is difficult to understand if we assume the universe is the product of a perfect God. However, embrace the scientific/evolutionary viewpoint and evil becomes understandable. After all, what is supremely “good” for the ebola virus is … Continue reading

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Thoughts, Feelings & Faith

People don’t like to be told that their feelings are wrong. Which is understandable. Feeling are, after all, not thoughts. They can’t be proved—or disproved. They just are. Which is why religion animates us, and philosophy does not. Religion is … Continue reading

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Bush, Christinsanity & Torture

In her New Yorker article, Outsourcing Torture, Jane Mayer has thrown a window open to ‘the secret history of American’s “extraordinary rendition” program’ in which the United States Government has become a collaborator in an international torture ring. “Extraordinary rendition” … Continue reading

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