​Clarity in 140 Characters

Issues tend to become intertwined with others which can make the task of defining the central issue feel like trying to find a ring dropped in a muddy lake. We know it’s there, but we keep groping, hoping to find that one precious piece of value that explains everything else. However, from time to time,…

Beware Slippery Slopes and Those Who Deny Them

Slippery slope arguments, often one of the greatest ways to strike a blow against an opposing view, stand near the top of worst logical fallacies. These arguments, in a formal sense, say that a will necessarily lead to b, and then to c and so on. The end is usually an undesirable state the those…

Weekly Wrap-Up 2.17.17

Newspapers and Trump Newspapers are seeing an uptick in subscriptions following the election of Donald Trump. The question that must be answered is whether, and to what extent, the print media will seek to be impartial in covering the administration in order to boost the bottom line. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-newspapers-trump-campaigns-analysis-idUSKBN15V0GI?utm_source=applenews&x_cw_context_provider=safari Viewing Actions Through Intentions An interesting op-ed…

The Image of God and the Death Penalty

The verdict was not surprising. From the beginning, there wasn’t any question about whether or not he was guilty. Dylann Roof, the gunman who entered the Emanuel AME Church and shot African American church members during a Wednesday evening prayer meeting, had confessed to the crime and, chillingly, showed no remorse. As the jury returned…

The Glory of God in Down’s Syndrome

It turns out that the most dangerous place for a person with Down’s Syndrome is the womb. Studies show that between 67% and 85% of babies who receive a diagnosis that they are likely to have Down syndrome are aborted. While this statistic represents a reduction from the 90% that once dominated the discussion, it…

Weekly Wrap-Up 1/6/17

The House of Representatives and Planned Parenthood Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, has said that the House will move to strip all funding from Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. Not only is this a hot-button issue, but it also represents one of the greatest pushes against the abortion giant from a legal…

Pro-Life vs. Quality of Life

This January marks the forty-third anniversary of Roe v. Wade. This anniversary presents a perfect time to reflect upon what it means to have a whole life pro-life outlook, valuing those made in the image of God. We begin today, by working to undermine one of the greatest assaults on human dignity, the “quality of…