Calling Cliven Bundy a racist is the easy way out

Racist, sexist, bigot, homophobe! Congratulations, you have just learned the four labels that are easily applied in order to end any debate/argument you, as a proud authoritarian, might effectively use to eliminate any resistance from your libertarian foes. Crush your foes with one, or more if you can, of these labels and your opponent has…

Christ was not simply a loving pacifist

As I read the “Ordain Women Foes Should Act Christian,” column in my school newspaper, I could not help but wonder when I last read such a profound expression of lukewarm, noncommittal, go-along-to-get-along sentiment. Nothing immediately came to mind. Such softness is all too common in today’s society. Too often, those who take a firm…

Dropping Eaves And Wondering ‘Why?’

Sitting on campus and eavesdropping on other people’s conversations is sometimes an enlightening experience. Odd that I heard just this part of the conversation and then the conversation moved somewhere else and now I am left with a lot of quiet to reflect on what I heard. A young man was expressing a couple of…