Now I’m slowly getting caught up on some of last week’s comments. In this article I address a comment in response to my essay “Should lazy teenagers be stoned?” I will then address the comments in “Would Jesus stone a misbehaving child?” Finally, I will address comments on morality and naturalism in “Can objective moral […]
Should lazy teenagers be stoned?
“All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.” (Psalm 119:160) Imagine that you open up the newspaper one day and read the following article: Child publicly stoned to death (Kabul, Afghanistan) Yesterday reports surfaced of a public stoning in the city of Saidu Sharif in the Swat Valley of eastern Afghanistan. […]
Lessons from the Pool of Life
I just returned from a brief two day trip with my family. While I will be getting caught up with the discussions in the next couple days I thought I would offer a little reflection based on my experience at the hotel’s waterpark. Over our two day stay my daughter and I visited the waterpark […]
Does the legal system produce knowledge of guilt? A response to Clamat’s confusion
Clamat wrote: “The law has never aimed to establish the truth – that’s the province of scientists and philosophers.” I responded directly as follows: “That’s a ridiculous statement!” And if that seemed rather strong I then went on to explain: “Of course the legal system is designed to get at the truth. The aim is that […]