Hi again, Thomas.
Jane. I admire your idealism, and am frightened by it.
Let's leave it at that.
"Idealism"? Very funny!
The source of your information and long quote is from a 21st century Rabbinic thinker, Rabbi Kaplan.
(1) Well the quote is...
Practicality, in the end, will always trump what in an ideal world "feels morally right."
So ends justify the means?...
Thank you for the Hebrew linguistic lesson:
The soul consists of three parts which are called by the Hebrew names, nefesh, ruach and...
Was there abortion (or something like it) in the ancient world?
The best documented examples are from China and the Greco-Roman world....
The original argument I was making was very narrow:
One KEY tenet of the Pro-Life movement's theory. Not all positions...
I've run across some interesting (and rather revealing) scientific studies, recently:
They look at religious ("church-going") individuals versus...
One of the key arguments employed by the Pro-Life side of the ongoing Abortion debate (at least in America) is the Pro-Life assertion that life...
Let me try to explain:
A man gives a man an injection, and the man dies.
Is that murder?
Homicide by malpractice?
Where is the...
Howard Bloom is another author who provides an interesting spin upon the "Atheist's Dilemma."
For 350 years, science has dodged one of the biggest...
There was belief before there was doubt, but only after there was a culture of doubt could there be a kind of active believing that is at the...
Is "sinning in one's heart" actually a sin?
But I say to you
that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her
has already committed adultery with her...
I'm in good physical condition.
At my age I have to be (and it is something of job-requirement, too).
So if Jesus showed up in my dressing room,...
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