Posts tagged: Faith



A Just Solution for Iraq

At this time of grave danger to freedom and democracy from within and from without, we need new ideas. We need new paradigmatic ideas. What follows is such an idea. We copy it verbatim from www.catholicprwire.com where it was posted on 23 August 2007 (note: sub-headings were added by us). The idea ...

Immigration is the Key

There is no freedom until every world-citizen is free to live where he wants. It is good and right to fight for freedom. But then we must go for full freedom. And not brand some people as ‘alien’ and add the insult ‘illegal’. It is doubtful if ever a more discriminatory word was invented. Turn a ...

Making Good Use of Destructive Energy

It is a fact well-known in physics that energy is generated when things are destroyed. Let’s look at food for a simple example. When you eat, you first destroy the food in your mouth. Then your stomach takes over and destroys it even more, enabling your intestines to extract the required energy. ...

Free Tibet

‘A group of Tibetans were arrested in western China after public calls for the return of Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama’, the BBC Internet reports on 3 August 2007. ‘The incident took place on 1 August at a festival in Litang town in western Sichuan’, Radio Free Asia and the ...

LA $660 million Church settlement disproportional

The victims cried in timely fashion, the camera’s rolling. One of them claimed she has lost 19 jobs and had 3 divorces because of the sexual abuse at the hands of a priest. We are in no way defending the priests. What they did is wrong. Can we be clear on that? We know that there will be a crowd ...

Nature is to Man as Man is to God

What has all this got to do with God and Man? We don’t know how this ratio can be applied to the relationship between God and Man, but perhaps the wonder at our sense of beauty triggered by it gave somebody the idea that Nature, Man and God are proportioned likewise, i.e. that Nature is to Man as ...

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