Daily Archives: 02/04/2011

American pastor Terry Jones: not just a fundamentalist but a cult-leader

The Telegraph reports: Pastor Terry Jones: a homophobic used furniture salesman with a love of controversy When Pastor Jones was in Germany, his daughter Emma, one of his three children, described the church as a cult and accused them of … Continue reading

Posted in Fundamentalism

Hitchens on drug users and what should be done about them

‘You can now be found with a bag of dope big enough to pull your arm out of its socket and not be considered a serious criminal . . . I do not understand why we treat drug-dealers as wicked, … Continue reading

Posted in Peter Hitchens, Politics, World Events

Four prevalent myths about the Crusades, much believed and propagated by ignorant New Atheists

Four Myths about the Crusades by Paul F. Crawford The four myths are: Myth #1: The crusades represented an unprovoked attack by Western Christians on the Muslim world. Myth #2: Western Christians went on crusade because their greed led them to … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: philosopher Francis Beckwith on the increasingly self-embittered Anne Rice

‘Anne Rice, I am sad to say, cannot distinguish her visceral dislike for Catholic moral theology with a sustained argument against it.  Her case, which is apparently universal in scope, is no wider than a first person rant: “some Catholics … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Philosophy, Quote of the Day