The Fortress of “Everybody Agrees With Me”

What’s the biggest social problem facing the western culture?  Is it poverty and class warfare?  Is it overpopulation?  Is it economic inequality?  Maybe it’s secularization or religion.  Perhaps it’s militancy.  Not sure what the biggest problem is, but a very big problem has to do with the “polarization of ideas.” It appears one of the […]

I Can Prove To You There Is a God … But I Can’t Make You Care.

The rhetoric about the existence of God, the role of religion in society, science vs. theism, etc., etc., etc. has gotten pretty shrill.  In the “good old days” there were visions of organized debates with formats, rules, politeness and — perhaps — reasoning.  Maybe polite is stretching it a bit, but the formats and rules […]

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