The Only Thing More Important Than Liberty… and how it applies to Charlottesville

The crimes of the American government are not lost on me, and neither should they be on you.  These certainly are trying and tumultuous times.  The whole world is in upheaval, and there are many desperate situations which need attention.  Certainly, something’s gotta give and big changes need to occur – this much is true.

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Reviewing ‘On The Warrior’s Path’ by Bolelli

“This wisdom does not belong to any one culture or religion, nor does it come only from the West or the East.  Rather, it is a tradition of human warriorship that has existed in many cultures at many times throughout history.”

Veterans, PTSD, Cannabis, & Reform

“I recently sat down with advocates for cannabis reform for an interview.”  – A.G. House A.G. “Brick” House is an Afghanistan war veteran and former licensed minister (UPCI), who has become an outspoken skeptic, peace advocate, and involved himself in many other issues which he believes affect the individual freedoms of the people whose constitutional rights he took an…

Jim Crow Christians In A Rainbow Melting Pot

I’ve written much at Chaos Section about my personal evolution from a formerly socially conservative licensed fundamentalist minister who took up with the religious right, to my current viewpoint as a libertarian and agnostic atheist.  I’ve shared with any readers who care to read about how I feel well-positioned as a critic of religious encroachments…

Reason in the Face of Ferguson

The thing I find most saddening about the events in the news today is the lack of willingness to understand a situation from a higher perspective. With Ferguson, all I am hearing in the media – and from friends – is side-choosing, race-baiting and talk of “rights.” This isn’t about rights. It’s about much larger issues…

Where Is Your Allegiance?

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.”   – Thomas Paine, American revolutionary The following is some interesting history about the pledge of allegiance to the American flag. It may come as…