I’ve seen people question how mankind ever managed to survive. Some of them criticize or even deny the anthropological understanding of the deep history of mankind’s antiquity, saying that the soft, weak little human species could not possibly have evolved and survived amongst all of the bigger, stronger, swifter, scary predatory animals that inhabit the Earth. How could a … [Read more...] about The Apex Predator of All Time
As we explore the Human Spirit, one of the questions that gets asked is: What is evil? And, perhaps even more importantly, what is its cause? There’s an old saying that goes, “money is the root of all evil.” And, considering the attitudes of some people in the political realm towards economics, it certainly looks like this is often taken this to heart. A lot is said about … [Read more...] about The Root of All Evil
A lesson in perspective and touching base with reality. Everyone knows the story of David and Goliath from the Bible, right? It's the story of the Hebrew boy, David, future king of Israel, miraculously defeating the giant Goliath of the enemy Philistine army in one-on-one combat. David and Goliath - Samuel ch 17 The story has been relayed time and again from pulpits … [Read more...] about David and Goliath – the Real Story
One time, a few years ago, I was discussing politics with an acquaintance that I had met in an online forum for political discussions. He seemed to be exceedingly patriotic toward the United States of America, but then he said something that seemed really strange: He said that George Washington was a terribly dishonorable man. What? … How can someone who seems so patriotic … [Read more...] about To What (or Whom) do we Owe our Allegiance?
In April of the year 1610, over 400 years ago, Johannes Kepler said in a letter to Galileo Galilei with reference to their respective studies of the moon and Jupiter: … as soon as someone demonstrates the art of flying, settlers from our species of man will not be lacking. Who would once have thought that the crossing of the wide ocean was calmer and safer than of the narrow … [Read more...] about Unlimited Potential