No, Not Trump, Not Ever

Here is another magnificent, thoughtful essay by David Brooks. And he references Psalm 73.

“As the founders would have understood, he is a threat to the long and glorious experiment of American self-government. He is precisely the kind of scapegoating, promise-making, fear-driving and deceiving demagogue they feared.” David Brooks

No, Not Trump, Not Ever

 

Evangelicals’ support of Trump shouldn’t come as a surprise

Here is a great analysis of American Evangelical-Fundamentalist Christianity by Randall Balmer

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Evangelicals’ Support of Trump Shouldn’t Come as Surprise

“America’s evangelicals have become secular, more interested in the pursuit of wealth and political influence than fidelity to the teachings of Jesus.”

15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense

15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense

“Time and again, science has shown that methodological naturalism can push back ignorance, finding increasingly detailed and informative answers to mysteries that once seemed impenetrable: the nature of light, the causes of disease, how the brain works. Evolution is doing the same with the riddle of how the living world took shape. Creationism, by any name, adds nothing of intellectual value to the effort.”

Charles Darwin in 1881
Charles Darwin resting against pillar covered with vines.