Why should we #neverforget?

Why should we never forget September 11, 2001? As people posted, tweeted, or reported on the anniversary of that awful day, “never forget” was hash- or otherwise tagged to nearly every remembrance. But… Continue reading

If God exists, Dorian doesn’t

If God exists, Dorian doesn’t. Period. It’s that simple to many atheists and others skeptical of the notion that an all-loving, all-powerful God would permit great suffering. With each new natural disaster or… Continue reading

Don’t add stupid to guilty

How can anyone do such a thing? Have they no common human decency? What is the matter with people? The more I read the news, both current and past, the more attractive living… Continue reading

What I’ve learned from jigsaw puzzles

I love doing jigsaw puzzles. Of late, there’s almost never a day when I’m not working on one. It’s an obsession escape for me.I love the satisfaction when I find the right piece… Continue reading

The love of a child

I have four grown children whom I love dearly…and I’m pretty sure they love me back. I also have four little children who I’ll never see again and whom I miss dearly. They… Continue reading

This is war

“Pro-choice is pro-abortion is pro-death.” – Me For the past ten weeks, over almost 30 posts, I have been describing and addressing the arguments for the permissibility of abortion as presented in philosopher… Continue reading

Is God pro-choice?

In social media debates on abortion it’s pretty much standard procedure for the abortion advocate to play the “religion card.” – ‘You only oppose abortion because it’s against your religion, and you shouldn’t… Continue reading

Inconvenient, in the way, insufferably demanding children

If caring for a young child infringes on a woman’s ability to do what she wants with her body, is she justified in taking the child’s life? Think before you answer. For many,… Continue reading

Unplugging the violinist

“Imagine if…”    “Suppose that…”    “What would you do if…” I think it’s cool that there are experiments you can do while seeming to do nothing at all. While you’re just sitting… Continue reading

Statistically speaking, it’s a poor argument

Life is a risky business. Tomorrow you could walk out the door, trip on the steps and crack your skull, and end up in a coma for months, or in a casket within… Continue reading

Two-headed, four-legged women with penises

I refuse to believe that abortion-rights advocates who argue “My body, my choice” are so stupid not to recognize that the unborn child is not, in fact, part of the woman’s body. No…it’s… Continue reading

Acorns, homicide, policing dinner, and the SLED test

This is not a logical argument. The acorn analogy is popular among abortion-rights advocates and goes something like this: An acorn looks and functions nothing like the tree it would become if planted… Continue reading

A person’s a person no matter…

Since abortion-rights advocates cannot in all seriousness deny that the unborn entity is human, the more perceptive among them deny instead that it is a person. Yes, they will agree, that which is… Continue reading

One of these things is not like the other

Sperm are as much potential life as those dividing cells, zygotes, fetus…prior to brain activity. If we must consider early stage human development the same as a birthed human because it has human… Continue reading

Decisively aware and now here, not there

sentient |  \ ˈsen(t)-sh(ē-)ənt  , ˈsen-tē-ənt\  1: responsive to or conscious of sense impressions 2: aware 3: finely sensitive in perception or feeling You and I are sentient creatures…except when we’re not. Every 16 hours or so we become non-sentient… Continue reading