Anonymous Leadership

I often write about marriage and the threats to it (e.g. feminism and divorce). I follow authors who write about these topics often. Many aggressively espouse patriarchal views of marital leadership. Recently the anonymous Deep Strength suggested that “your future wife should be happy to take your name”, arguing that a …

The Roles of Men and Women

As I lurk here and there on the internet, I occasionally run into those gems of insight that encapsulate my views exactly. Behold the words of one Boxer: My read of the bible doesn’t strictly say that women are second class. They’re just different. They have different strengths and a …

Bias in the News: Washington Post edition

Regarding illegal border crossings and separating children from their parents, Salvador Rizzo of the Washington Post’s fact checker concluded with this: The doublespeak coming from Trump and top administration officials on this issue is breathtaking, not only because of the sheer audacity of these claims but also because they keep …

Positivist Leftism

I’ve been interested in leftism’s relationship with Christianity for some time, especially the consequences of feminism and how it destroys families. A recent post by Boxer led to a discussion on the philosophy that drives feminism’s destructive promotion of promiscuity, abortion, divorce and single-motherhood. Unfortunately the discussion derailed on the question of what, …

Searching for Peace

On Memorial Day I attended an event at the local American Legion post. As a member of one of the Anabaptist peace churches, I’ve always held to the views of non-violent resistance modeled after the example and teachings of Jesus. Attending a ceremony honoring the memory of those who have …

Bias in the News: Fox News edition

I’m always amused when my friends try to deny that the media is biased (left or right, take your pick). This notion would be laughable if it were not for the fact that so many people believe it. That makes it a tragedy. Today’s culprit is Fox News, who posted …

Biased Arguments: The Argument from Spam

In a previous post, I discussed making biased arguments using logical fallacies. I used this video as a typical example of the kind of arguments that are frequently made on the internet, especially those made by those who simply wish to attack an opinion they do not hold. These arguments …

Biased Arguments: Logical Fallacies

There are many different ways to make biased arguments. One way to do this is by engaging in logical fallacies. Only rarely are logical fallacies employed intentionally, but they do indicate poorly constructed arguments. It is easier to make a bad argument with logical fallacies than it is to make …