Category Archives: humanism


From the official U.S. Department of Justice account: During this sacred week for many Americans, AG Barr is monitoring govt regulation of religious services. While social distancing policies are appropriate during this emergency, they must be applied evenhandedly & not … Continue reading

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After the wake of a man-boy

More blogging on stuff I’ve been reminded of, again from something I wrote privately almost 5 years ago: I attended a Wake Thursday, only we don’t call them that any more. In the coffin was a 32-year-old man-boy. In line as … Continue reading

Posted in eulogy, humanism, Sacramental Tapestry

Tell me about the God you don’t believe in

[W]hat all the atheists, new and old, have in common is a mistaken notion of God, for to a person they construe God as one being among many, an item within the nexus of conditioned things. The roots of this … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, Christianity generally, humanism, Nominalism and Realism, Protestantism

Saturday 2/4/17

I’ve got the DTs again. This is mostly politics, but with some cultural criticism and thoughts on autonomy, religious freedom, and defiant religious nonconformity (we sure do need that now). Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

The Protestant Deformation; Douthat: How Populism Fails; Apocalypse Now!; The philosophy of the cancer cell
“Get with the program”; The first thing to come to your mind shall be … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Religion, Damn rackets, Economia, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Foreign Affairs, humanism, populism, Small is Beautiful

Tuesday, 8/9/16

The Anti-Discrimination Religion; Sewage and Wine; Dialogue; Essential, contingent and normal generic statements; Religious humanism’s bad odor. Continue reading

Posted in Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Dispensationalism, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Gaying away the Pray, humanism, Judaism, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Sundry flakes, Transvaluation of Values

Wednesday, 11/18/15

Principle: A Thing Unclean Is that all you’ve got to offer? Grateful they’re grappling

Posted in Atheism, Faith & Ideology, History, humanism, Nominalism and Realism, progressivism, Secularism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged , , , ,

Wednesday, 9/9/15

The new moralistic agenda (I thought SCOTUS said you can’t base laws on morality!?), recanting on Kim Davis, and the onus of “humanism.” Still more, too. Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Gaying away the Pray, humanism, Journalism, Jurassic Church, Marriage (real), Political Matters, progressivism, Prophetic Hysterical Complex, Religiopreneurs, Religious freedom, Speech & Press, statism, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged , ,

Monday, 8/30/15

Amnesty International’s legalization folly. What if Hillary implodes. How NYT celebrates Sunday. A true story from rural Oklahoma. Heaven & Hell. Continue reading

Posted in Consumerism, Damn rackets, Foreign Affairs, humanism, Political Matters, Poverty, progressivism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes | Tagged

Tuesday, 5/26/15

Miscellany followed by some First Things June/July highlights. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Gaying away the Pray, History, humanism, Marriage (real), Playful, Protestantism, Science, Sexualia, Survey, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , ,