Category Archives: Religion

The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power such as Gods, Deities or Aliens.

Gay Rights: ‘Tolerance’ Doesn’t Cut It

Tolerance.  Acceptance.  These are generally positive words associated with the movement for equal gay rights.  Let’s start with the word tolerance.  What does it mean to tolerate another person’s nature?  If, in your mind, you do not segregate people into the ‘other’, there is no need to speak of tolerance.  You don’t tolerate your friends … Continue reading Gay Rights: ‘Tolerance’ Doesn’t Cut It

A Common Ancestor: Humans and Chimpanzees Are Cousins

Humans and Chimpanzees share a common ancestor.  We’re cousins.  This occurred roughly between 5 to 8 million years ago. The common ancestor almost certainly resembled a chimpanzee more than a human.  This single bit of knowledge is important when entering into a conversation with someone who is affronted by the false idea that we ‘evolved … Continue reading A Common Ancestor: Humans and Chimpanzees Are Cousins