official actually spends time lip-servicing one of our most politically dangerous (to the public interest) groups. Such propaganda is a danger to
In legislative bill text of the time, via Library of Virginia at Richmond and the Virginia Memory website, excerpt from Records of the General Assembly, of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom: An Act for establishing religious Freedom. Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free; That all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments... Continue Reading →
It's common this time of year to hear the cheerful rounds, "Happy Holidays!" as we go about our business. We begin to see Christmas and holiday cards arrive in greater frequency and our excitement grows. As well, social tensions may surface . . .
..frustration many Americans have experience over the past 50-70 years, as we've watched some of our supposed representatives turn toward endorsements...
We live in a world where many religious followers don't understand other views but their own. Thanks to tainted ideas of faith, even when these followers are aware of other beliefs, they don't consider understanding or acceptance necessary and work to undermine the freedoms so harshly won by our predecessors. A faithful person should thank... Continue Reading →
Save Politics - Protect the Government Send the religious to church, kick them out of education. The realm of religion is its own bountiful sustenance, which may be frequented or visited on occasion as the individual needs and wants. The secular world is anyone's to enjoy as well, but not to be ruled by religion.
There are many behaviors that fall under the dark umbrella of bullying, and we don't want our children or selves to fall victim to the harmful effects of aggressive, bullish people. [...] What behaviors do you see people exhibit that you'd consider inappropriately aggressive, just plain mean or harmful?
How long, if we don't change our current religious-political trajectory, before we succumb completely to the typical way of religiously-based discord and how can we stem that tide?