While reading my Lapham’s Quarterly I came across the “Requerimiento” (Requirement). This was a written declaration of sovereignty and war, read by Spanish military forces to assert their sovereignty over the Americas. “It was used to justify the assertion that God, through historical Saint Peter and appointed Papal successors, held authority as ruler over the entire Earth; and that the Inter…… Continue reading The ISIS takes a page from Spanish Conquistadors!
I was watching the news this morning and they went to a live feed where Dr. Kent Brantly survived the Ebola virus and is going to be released from the hospital. It is wonderful that he has survived and he is very courageous going into an extremely dangerous zone to try and help people. …… Continue reading Ebola Virus – Kent Brantly and God
BBC News – UK non-Christian claims ‘absurd’, senior Tories say. I came across this article today and had to comment. What I find hard to comprehend is that we have more education, more knowledge and more science readily available to our populations today than at any other time in history. Yet, our societies cannot shake…… Continue reading BBC News – UK non-Christian claims ‘absurd’, senior Tories say
21st century capitalism through a 1st century worldview! (MBA and Christianity??) It simply amazes me that with all our progress and all our magnificent universities of learning that have no comparison throughout history, the majority of humanity is still bound by the ancient beliefs from a time when humanity knew very little about anything! …… Continue reading MBA and Christianity?
At 36 years of age, I have come to a concrete realization that this world I live in is completely absurd. It is similar to a lucid dream, where the dreamer becomes aware of the improbability and often outright impossibility of his surroundings and thus realizes he is dreaming while inside of the dream.…… Continue reading Dream as Reality, Reality as a Dream