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Considering Organized Religion Part III

Here is the third installment for my organized religion theme. If you haven’t seen the first or second post, go read them first. —–   In Conclusion I tried to present the arguments for and against organized religion without my … Continue reading

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Considering Organized Religion Part II

In my last post I began a theme considering organized religion. I presented an argument against organized religion. This post offers the argument in behalf of organized religion. My next post will sum it all up with my personal feelings … Continue reading

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Considering Organized Religion Part I

The so-called “organized religions” of the world sometimes get casually dismissed. For the purpose of this article (includes three separate posts), organized religion means a group of people voluntarily associating as a congregation with a common belief structure adhered to … Continue reading

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Society’s demands for faith leaders

Religion is a structure wherein answers are sought and found that cannot be answered by empirical study. It is true that religion can answer questions that are also answered through empirical study, but it goes one step further. Religion works … Continue reading

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Society’s demands for teachers

The primary agents of socialization are family, church and school. This indicates that the majority of social learning occurs in these three institutions by parents, faith leaders and teachers. I’ve recently written about society’s demands for parents and society’s demands … Continue reading

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What if? Volume III

What if there was no more celebrity status? Okay, by definition we can’t really remove celebrity status because it is impossible to stop anyone from becoming well known, and besides, being well known isn’t bad. How about this, what if … Continue reading

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Tried and true

Today is Valentines Day. A local radio station ran a sweepstakes for a wedding package. The prize was to have a wedding and reception completely paid for. The catch? Have your ceremony broadcast over the radio. Maybe that isn’t a … Continue reading

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Dr. Benjamin Carson at the National Prayer Breakfast

Dr. Benjamin Carson spoke today at the National Prayer Breakfast. He said a lot of good things. I recommend clicking this link and watching his talk for yourself.

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Does religion rob liberty?

Alexis de Tocqueville was impressed with the intermingling of religion and liberty in the United States during his visit in 1831. A French lawyer, de Tocqueville was in the U.S. to study the new American experiment. He returned home to … Continue reading

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