Rape Really Isn’t a Big Deal

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority; still more when you superadd the tendency of the certainty of corruption by authority. -1st Baron John Dalberg-Acton My favorite scientist might be a rapist, and a cheat. I say “might”…

Crucifying Christianity: the Lie of Christian America

A young man was killed last week. 26-year-old John Allen Chau, an American adventurer and Christian Missionary, died in service to his God. In an ill-informed and ill-fated attempt at spreading the Gospel to uncontacted natives of the Sentinel Islands, off the coast of India, Chau was riddled with arrows then buried in the sand….

Adulting II – I Won’t Mourn Stan Lee

I won’t mourn Stan Lee. I’m looking at my bookshelf.  On that shelf, there are fantasy novels.  There is a volume of literary classics allegedly penned by William Shakespeare.  There are a couple of science books (though the majority of those are in my Audible Library). There is also a graphic novel called Watchmen.  That…