Fear, Faith and Folau

Freedom of speech is an essential characteristic of any successful society. If people are not free to say what they believe, there can be no testing of ideas against each other and against reality. Without that, there can be no progress in science, in art, in literature, in education, in society and policy. But the …

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Orlando Shooter Was Gay

Lots of assumptions were made following the Orldando shooting. One assumption everyone seems to have made was that the murders were, at least in part, motivated by homophobia. The reason for this was that the shooting took place at a well-known gay nightclub. But there is no evidence that the shooter was anti-gay. None. His …

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A Little Bit More on Gay ‘Marriage’

Abraham Lincoln once asked how many legs a dog has if we call a tail a leg. The answer, he said, is four: calling a tail a leg does not make it so. We chuckle and move on. … Today, marriages crumble, families are torn, society flounders. Why? We are not living in the truth. …

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