Tag Archives: Truth

“Truth vs. ‘Truth'”

My September Worldview and You column is up now at BreakPoint. It’s on Truth vs. “truths,” including: Possibly the most insidious of all these “truths” is the one that says truths don’t conflict: that we can all live happily together with our various ideas of truth, that it’s impolite to suppose that any of us …

“When Christianity becomes lethal”

When I opened up Susan Brooks Thislethwaite’s Washington Post opinion piece, “When Christianity Becomes Lethal,” I was skeptical, to say the least. There is a disturbing tendency among some observers—Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens are great examples—to treat so-called “fundamentalist” religions indiscriminately, as if all are equally prone to violence. That’s nothing but absurd, as …