Gun Control: Three Unorthodox Arguments in Support of a Better World

It's time to throw my hat into the gun-control debate. Truthfully, I'm not keen on the arguments from either side of the debate. The pro-gun reform advocates have some very good and  logical points; however, they usually land on deaf ears or are defeated by the experience of the opposing camp. I'd like to present …

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The Parallel Sayings of Four Mystical Traditions

Let's compare religious teachings for a quick second, shall we? Specifically, let's compare the teachings of four of our greatest and most influential mystical teachers. Now, there isn't much evidence for the historical existence of any of these individuals and even worse, none of them ever wrote a word on their philosophy. Nonetheless, I feel …

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More Money than God?

During the global financial crisis that peaked in 2008, Pope Benedict XVI said that “that the pursuit of money and success is pointless” and that those who seek "success, career or money are building on sand" [1]. These are remarkable words coming from one of the wealthiest institution on Earth: The Catholic Church! Let’s look …

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The Hypocrisy of the Clergy

Are there clergy men who don’t believe in "God"?  The answer is Yes! ...and they’re the subject of a new study by Daniel Dennett and Linda LaScola from Tufts University, “Preachers who are not Believers.” Imagine being forced to go to work every day and, as part of the job, profess something that you absolutely …

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