Category Archives: 20th Century

When any form of human life is: 1) widely considered to be insignificant; 2) uncared for; and 3) considered to belong to another person; human rights go out the window. This happened with people held in legal slavery in the 18th & 19th Centuries and with pre-natal human life in the 20th & 21st Centuries.

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Is America Violent & Alienated From God Like Jean Valjean In Les Misérables?

Les Misérables, the new movie musical staring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, and Amanda Seyfried, beautifully brings Victor Hugo’s 1862 French novel to life.  However, it made me wonder:  Is America violent and alienated from God like the main … Continue reading

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Here’s A Curious Question: Isn’t “Same-Sex Marriage” An Oxymoron?

President Obama’s comment about same-sex marriage made me think. An oxymoron can be defined as a figure of speech which combines incongruous or contradictory terms. Since marriage has been defined for millennia as a relationship between a man and a … Continue reading

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