Atheism · Religion

The Last Superstition: No Kinky Sex!

Chapter 4: Natural law We now get to the section on “natural law” morality, which Feser begins by telling us that New Atheists and secularists hate “traditional morality”, by which he means homophobia, and insinuates that Richard Dawkins is, if not a pedophile, then at least an apologist for pedophilia. He starts by going back… Continue reading The Last Superstition: No Kinky Sex!

News · Religion

That Arizona Bill Isn’t Primarily About Homophobia

A lot of ink has been spilt lately about Arizona Senate Bill 1062 being a homophobic bill. Take, for instance, this leading paragraph from Glenn Beck’s The Blaze (emphasis added): A debate over a proposed Arizona law that would exempt individuals and legal entities from having to cater to gay customers exploded Tuesday night on… Continue reading That Arizona Bill Isn’t Primarily About Homophobia

Maryland politics · News

Good On Ya for Standing Up for Your Principles. Now Go Away.

A business owner in Annapolis has found that his deeply-held convictions are about to come into conflict with the law, and rather than give up his principles, he’s going to, if not close up shop, then at least scale back shop: An Annapolis company whose old-fashioned trolleys are iconic in the city’s wedding scene has… Continue reading Good On Ya for Standing Up for Your Principles. Now Go Away.

FFS · Politics · Religion

War Is Peace. Slavery Is Oppression. Ignorance Is Strength.

Once again, it seems that the word “Family” in an organization’s name can be more accurately replaced with “patriarchy”. The Illinois Family Institute didn’t like President Obama’s National Day of Prayer proclamation. No, they didn’t: President Obama’s proclamation has raised the eyebrows of some because he is thankful that we live in a country that… Continue reading War Is Peace. Slavery Is Oppression. Ignorance Is Strength.

Politics · Religion

Animus

This morning, I got email from Robert Broadus at Protect Marriage Maryland, an organization formed to oppose gay marriage in Maryland (and also the repeal of DADT, DOMA, and generally stand in the way of social progress), about the Maryland bill to legalize gay marriage (which recently passed both houses, but hasn’t been signed by… Continue reading Animus