A Review Of Christian Terrorism In The Modern World

A Review Of Christian Terrorism In The Modern World By David Metcalfe January 17, 2020 Introduction In the media, we often hear about “Islamic terrorism”- connected to things like the 9/11 attacks, ISIS, suicide bombings, and so forth. This causes some to believe that Islam is an innately terrorist religion that should be feared and discriminated against. This is despite the fact that every major Muslim … Continue reading A Review Of Christian Terrorism In The Modern World

Why Money Is Bad, And Complete Socialism Is The Answer

Why Money Is Bad, And Complete Socialism Is The Answer By David Metcalfe January 7, 2020 Money is an interesting concept to a child. It’s rare that children connect money with survival, like adults do. To children, when they get money, they think about the fun things they can buy, like candy or a toy. Children have all of their expenses covered- housing, food, transportation, … Continue reading Why Money Is Bad, And Complete Socialism Is The Answer

Speculative Opinions I Have About Parenting

Speculative Opinions I Have About Parenting By David Metcalfe December 27, 2019 I do not really know much about parenting, but I had 18 years of experience as a child, and have visited many homes of families, and talked to many friends who have had children. From these I’ve picked up certain ideas. I think there are three main goals of parenting: 1) Providing Basic … Continue reading Speculative Opinions I Have About Parenting

Why The Heck Is David Mormon?

Why The Heck Is David Mormon? By David Metcalfe December 17, 2019 The Limits of The Intellect I’ve come to think that, when discerning truth, intelligence is not everything. There are three main limiting factors that come to mind: intelligence is not always moral, intelligence can be distorted from reality, and intelligence does not have the ability to answer many important questions. Ted Kaczynski, for … Continue reading Why The Heck Is David Mormon?

Assessing The “Success” Of The Trump Economy On Debt, Taxation, and Employment

Assessing The “Success” Of The Trump Economy On Debt, Taxation, and Employment By David Metcalfe December 11, 2019 A huge aspect of Trump’s campaign for president was based on the idea that he could improve the economy. I want to go over a brief review of how some of these things have turned out. Trump repeatedly brags about the current success of the economy under … Continue reading Assessing The “Success” Of The Trump Economy On Debt, Taxation, and Employment

Masturbation: Its Christian Superstitions and Scientific Blasphemies

Masturbation: Its Christian Superstitions and Scientific Blasphemies By David Metcalfe December 4, 2019 What Do The Christians Say? I remember going to a Christian camp when I was 13, and, in addition to the usual events of a summer camp, we would meet around the campfire at the end of each day to listen to a pastor tell us about applying the Bible to our … Continue reading Masturbation: Its Christian Superstitions and Scientific Blasphemies

Man’s Oppression, God’s Progression: My View Of God, The Bible, And Slavery

Man’s Oppression, God’s Progression: My View Of God, The Bible, And Slavery By David Metcalfe November 23, 2019 The question of whether God approves of slavery is an interesting one, because what appears on the surface is fairly straightforward, and yet, upon further thought, becomes quite complex. What we have on the surface, from a simple reading of the Biblical text, is that God commands … Continue reading Man’s Oppression, God’s Progression: My View Of God, The Bible, And Slavery