Monthly Archives: October 2014

So helping with Ebola is Christian narcissism?

When Dr. Kent Brantly, a missionary caring for Ebola patients in Liberia, became the first known American Ebola patient, Ann Coulter called him “idiotic” and chastised him for the “Christian narcissism” of deigning to help people in “disease-ridden cesspools” rather … Continue reading

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Must civilization end where it began?

ISIS threatens Iraq’s priceless cultural heritage http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/22/world/meast/iraq-isis-cultural-destruction/index.html?iref=allsearch Thousands of years before the birth of Christ, the people of Mesopotamia mastered the first writing system, mathematics, astronomy, literature and law. Iraq’s past, however, is threatened by the nightmare of its present. … Continue reading

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Separation of church and state (sort of)

Study: Americans want more religion in politics A growing number of Americans want closer ties between church and state, a poll found http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2014/10/10/study-americans-want-more-religion-in-politics/ I guess we never learned anything from the 100 years war.

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The Old Testament and the Kor’an say a lot of things..

But ISIS considers that the taking of slaves and concubines remains fully justified by the Kor’an. ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/12/world/meast/isis-justification-slavery/index.html?iref=allsearch “One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar — the infidels — … Continue reading

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Perhaps the worst idea…

I have on reliable advice that a mayor of an Iranian town on the Caspian recommended a means of discouraging mixed-sex swimming: Introducing sharks into the Caspian Sea. He allegedly even tried and failed. Little did he know that there … Continue reading

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