The Problem with Definitions

There’s an inherent problem in communication between beings that are both sentient and sapient and that problem is the problem of definition. Defining terms, more importantly, defining terms in their use in particular contexts is a huge problem in engaging in meaningful, thoughtful, and, hopefully, productive conversation. This is something that, as a writer and…

Independence Day Thoughts

What made the American Revolution fundamentally different than every other revolution in the world? Larry Schweikart, over at Townhall, has an article that outlines “5 Ways the American Revolution Was Different From Other Revolutions”. Point 4 brings out the key element that highlights what really sets the American experience so far apart, saying, “American Exceptionalism”…

They’re Starting to Feed on Their Own

I was wondering how long it would take before the progressive/leftists tightened their screws on those that they’ve claimed to be fighting for, and it actually took a little longer than I thought it would. I knew that once they had people convinced that so-called “conversion” therapy was ineffective or inherently harmful, even though the…

God, Behaving Badly?

Retired homicide detective and former atheist J. Warner Wallace has a recent post on his blog that begins, I have many unbelieving friends who laugh when I claim the God of the Bible is both all-powerful and all-loving. As they read through the Old Testament, they point to a variety of passages and episodes where…