Reflections

Does Science Confirm the Bible?

The uniformity, the consistency, the stability, and the harmony of the universe declares that there is a Creator. The misconception that faith and intellect must remain separate has planted seeds of doubt in the minds of many. "In the beginning God created the heavens...

Why Do Religious People Tend to Be Happier?

What’s the direction of causation? After all, correlation does not equal causation. The results of a Pew Forum Survey, posted last week indicate that “highly religious people” are, on average, more engaged with family, volunteer more, and are happier overall than...

Why Lying is So Easy for Some People

A recent study shows how the human brain adapts to dishonesty. Have you ever wondered how it is that some people lie with such ease? A recent academic study confirmed what might seem an obvious truth: lying becomes easier the more one does it. “When you lie or cheat...

Humility in the wrong place

“What we suffer from today is humility in the wrong place. Modesty has moved from the organ of ambition. Modesty has settled upon the organ of conviction, where it was never meant to be. A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth;...

A gadget may be wonderful – but it’s just a gadget

Being iTuned day and night diminishes our humanity. It does not enhance it. I have very little of Mr Blake’s company, the wife of the poet William Blake is reputed to have told visitors. “He is always in Paradise.” When the artist George Richmond called on Blake,...

The Death of a (Former) Atheist — Antony Flew, 1923-2010

The death of Antony Flew brings an end to one of the most interesting lives in twentieth century philosophy. Throughout the last half of that century, Professor Flew was recognized as one of the most significant philosophical advocates of atheism, eventually writing...

Louis Pasteur

“Science brings men nearer to God”. “The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator”. This is what the notorious Louis Pasteur, a chemist and microbiologist, affirmed long time ago. What do you think about it? I would love to hear from...

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