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A CULTURES’ END

The United States, an apparent culmination of western Judeo-Christian culture, also provides a theater featuring that culture’s repudiation. Whether we are watching a Phoenix headed toward rebirth or a final ending, the result will shape our descendants’ lives. The United … Continue reading

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In a Post – Christian Era, Why Is Prostitution Illegal?

Why, in a post-Christian world, is prostitution illegal? If a nascent mother has a right to kill her inconvenient infant by reason of her ownership of her body, does she not also have the right to sell that body’s services … Continue reading

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Human Life and Healthcare In a Post Christian Era

Back in America’s Christian era, Medicare was the first government general health care; programs for the military and the poor were sidelines for special cases. That was because the elderly generally need more care and too often, could not afford … Continue reading

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Female Voices, Culture and Behavior (Then and Nowd)

Fox News was on a wall screen recently as we walked through a space. A bevy of gilded, fast speaking and clearly educated women with a couple of men were holding forth on current affairs. A hostess was in charge. … Continue reading

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Cultures, World-Wide, Seem In Transition. (What Will Replace Them?)

Aleksander Solzhenitsyn warned us in the 1970’s that Western culture was dissolving under us. Of course, we did not listen, any more than the Soviets had listened in his homeland, forcing him to refuge in the West. A primary sign … Continue reading

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Our Post-Christian Society and Unintended Consequences …

U.S. government corruption has risen to new heights per the linked report. That may account for the less corrupt Canada, Australia and Scandinavia per the map above. Even so, the United States stands well above the rest of the world … Continue reading

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Thoughts: The San Bernardino Shootings

In San Bernardino, CA today, some 20 people or more, were shot by apparently, 3 armored and masked attackers at a local disability services office Christmas party. (If the new has it right.) Of the reportedly 3 attackers, two were … Continue reading

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Romans, History, Money, Electrons and Eggnog …

The Roman Empire imploded into the Catholic Church, which, modified by the Renaissance and the Reformation, led us to what became Western Technical Civilization. (The envy of the rest of the world.) Yeah. But like the Israelites while Moses was … Continue reading

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Politicians: “Do As We Say, Not As We Do!” (And Voters Say The Same …)

Peter Schweitzer: “I’m skeptical of wealth accumulation of all elected officials.” He is the author of recently published “Clinton Cash,” an analysis of the Clinton’s accumulated wealth, or at least of a part of it. Schweitzer’s analysis does not appear … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis, Humanity?

Roman Catholics are Christians; their numbers in the West are shrinking.So are those of Protestants. In the Moslem world, the numbers of committed believers also shrinks. Too many precepts of each faith are becoming ignored as people discover modern technology … Continue reading

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