Trump’s rejection of the Paris Climate Agreement seems like a small thing in the big picture of world affairs, but the fact that liberal news outlets are still buzzing about it days later may make you suspect it must have had some significance. And you would be right. As we have always known, “global warming” […]
John Kerry said the following in a speech he gave at a graduation ceremony at Boston College: If the US does not act and if it turns out that the critics and naysayers and the members of the Flat Earth Society — if it turns out they’re wrong, then we are risking nothing less than […]
As a general rule, if you hear a speech in which the orator drops a line like “As a president, as a father and as an American”, my advice is to run quickly into your kitchen to gather up a few pinches of salt, as you will no doubt need to take these as the speech […]
Joel McDurmon is once again talking with Calvin Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance about their DVD lecture series titled “Resisting the Green Dragon. In this segment, they give a brief overview of the topics covered in the the DVD. This product makes an excellent homeschool, Sunday school, or small group study resource. Audio Version: Part […]
In this special edition of Vantage Point, Joel McDurmon interviews Calvin Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance on the topic of environmentalism and Christianity. The Cornwall Alliance has produced “Resisting the Green Dragon”—a series of lectures by nine leading evangelical scholars, exposing the anti-christian worldview, theology and ethics; the poor science and economics; and the often […]
One of the “Fallacies of Cause” I address in my book Biblical Logic is one that confuses simultaneity for causation. In other words, just because two things occur at or near the same time, someone may fallaciously assume that one caused the other. We call this Cum Hoc Propter Hoc, which is Latin for “With this, because of this.” The same exposure of folly as the After This Fallacy applies here to the With This Fallacy: a myriad of possible causes exist – many we may not even see or know of – for every given occurrence. This creates a high probability for false causes, even for events that seem to concur in time. Correlation in time cannot guarantee a causal link.