Are some people insane or just becoming more consistent? Every day there is a new story of some whacky group protesting some corporate indiscretion like the use of plastic straws and plastic eating utensils. I can assure you that there are more troubling issues to confront. What’s going on? What’s the root of the problem? […]
If there is no God, can there be morality? I’m not asking whether atheists are moral people and do moral things. They do, but by what unimpeachable and ultimate standard? An atheist might say that certain laws are good for the advancement of the species. But let’s not forget that as an evolved species (according […]
The English language is complicated, because it’s a mix of many languages. But two languages make up a large part of our English vocabulary – Latin and Greek. While Greek requires learning some specialized letters, Latin has no such barrier. What you see (generally), is what you get.
Once upon a time Christians knew what they believed. They knew why they believed it. We often shake our heads at what goes on the world. We don’t like the anti-Christian laws being passed, more government control, our freedoms regulated and the general secularized state of our nation. However we have failed to recognize who dropped […]
What are the various philosophies of ethics that mankind adheres to? When I was in law school, I was required to examine this question as a part of my study of Professional Responsibility for attorneys. I know what you’re thinking: “Attorneys are required to study about ethics?!” Yes, it is true, and the fact that […]
“Jane Eyre” brings romance, mystery and redemption to the screen in the newest adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s classic tale. But with dozens of movie and television portrayals, do we really need another Jane Eyre? Will this version live up to favorites from the past, or will it languish in comparison? Find out right now, on […]
What is the first principle of economics? Some economists will claim that it’s supply and demand, while others insist that it’s scarcity or the division of labor. The first principle of economics is “thou shalt not steal.”The word economics is derived from two Greek words: oikos, meaning “house,” and nomos, meaning “law.” Combined we […]
Today is Black Friday, the start of the Christmas shopping season. Every year about this time, there rises a hue and cry about the "commercialization" of Christmas, accompanied by impassioned pleas to get back to the "real meaning" of the celebration.