Archives for Jun 21, 2012 @ 12:48

On Hoarding

From USA Today: The Mayo Clinic defines hoarding as the excessive collection of things, along with the inability to discard them. Such behavior creates unsanitary conditions and, in severe cases, the inability to function normally. Although hoarding has become more recognized in recent years thanks to television reality shows, it is a psychological disease that [Read More…]

Suu Kyi’s Return

From AP: LONDON (AP) – Before Aung San Suu Kyi was a prisoner of conscience and a political icon, she inhabited a world of children’s birthday parties, university libraries and bicycle-filled English suburbs. The leader of Myanmar’s democracy movement spent years in the university city of Oxford with her English academic husband and their two [Read More…]

How Would You Respond? (RJS)

Tuesday I posted on an article by Justin Barrett contained in The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity. This book, edited by J. B. Stump and Alan Padgett, consists of scholarly essays covering a variety of topics relating to the discussion of science and the Christian faith. The contributors range from believers to skeptics and [Read More…]

Creationists’ Struggles

Diversity of opinion embeds the human experience of knowing, or trying to know. Politics occur because citizens differ on how best to run the nation or state. But there are limits to diversity. We don’t get to make up our own minds on whether gravity will work or if Stop signs mean what they say, [Read More…]