Tag: religion

Apr 10

Revisiting “The Many Flaws of Islam”

In Brief—Frequent reader visits to the blog piece “The Many Flaws of Islam” shows that Islam requires further examination and explanation. ———————————————————————————————————————————– All Religion is Illogical— As stated by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg, “With or without [religion] you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good …

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Feb 07

Words and Tilting at Windmills

In Brief—Lionel Burt reached the end station on life’s trip this week. As he would have put it, words have meaning. These are the words I wrote eighteen months ago. Somehow, this piece was never published. Not a word has been changed. They are as applicable today as the day they were written. Lionel was …

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May 03

Are Christians Worshipping Satan?

In Brief—Logic dictates that what you believe about a supreme being may not be what you want it to be. Look at it logically and see if what you believe makes sense. ———————————————————————————————————————- The Bible Says It’s So— I have long wondered at the discrepancy between what the Judeo-Christian Bible says and the reality of …

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Mar 11

Propaganda is Us…and Them

In Brief—Propaganda is information, or most often “misinformation,” designed by nations or groups to influence people into believing what the proponent wants them to believe. America is just one of many countries using propaganda to influence its citizens. Smaller groups use such information to further an agenda not apparent to the target. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Propaganda is …

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Jan 12

Free Will Revisited

With this piece, the DeBaytable blog will start with a brief synopsis of the longer discussion that follows. Henceforth, each piece will be preceded by such a synopsis. This will afford the reader the opportunity to read just the synopsis to determine if the longer blog piece is of interest. This change will not in …

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Nov 26

The Female as Property

Females as Less-Than… Though there have been some improvements over the past fifty years and even within the past decade, the simple fact is that females are still treated as second-class citizens. I use the term “citizens” when in fact females the world over, whether American citizens or not, are lower on the privilege ladder …

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Sep 01

Religious Faith and Logic

 Faith vs. Logic “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?” Epicurus (341 — 270 B.C.E.) ………………………………… It …

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