Tag Archives: freedom

SEEMS APPROPRIATE TO ME

Here is the winning entry American Freedom Defense Initiative‘s ‘Draw the Prophet’ Muhammad contest.  What’s the problem with this? H/T to Reformation at Keith DeHavelle. Keith has a great post on this, BTW.

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WHAT IS CIVICS? — PART 1

Civic Virtue Here is an interesting word. civics (n.)“study of the rights and responsibilities of a citizen,” 1886, originally American English, from civic, by analogy withpolitics (see -ics). Wikipedia has a couple of interesting articles on this subject. Civics includes a Criticism of … Continue reading

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ANSWERING FOLLY: PUBLIC EDUCATION

The “Right” To An Education? Supposedly, we have the right to an education. The right to education is a universal entitlement to education, recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as ahuman right that includes the … Continue reading

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IF WE SAY WE HAVE NOT SINNED

Religious persecution is nothing new. As far back as we know, people have violently denigrated each others beliefs. In our arrogance, we can insist that the mere fact another disagrees with us offend us. Then we can “rightfully” destroy the … Continue reading

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JESUS NEVER GAVE THEM WHAT THEY WANTED — PART 5B

This is the sixth and the final post in a series of posts that proposes to answer the following question. Can you name a single thing Jesus said which was genuinely new, original, or useful? We had The Presentation Of The Question in part 1. If … Continue reading

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