Podcast: Redemption and Derision
The story of enslavement to freedom is inherent in the Judeo-Christian culture. During this week where emancipation–being freed from slave owners and ultimately our own limitations–is a central focus, it was fitting, then, for Iris Blue to join me. She spent months in “the hole” in a Harris County (Houston) jail. She suffered addiction to heroin. She fought wardens. And she did it all to herself, willfully, angrily and stubbornly. Her story is inspiring and I hope you’ll listen to it. We talk about child-rearing, the church, and who is Jesus?
In the second half, another, less successful religion is discussed: Global Warming. Charlie Martin, now the science editor at Pajamas Media discusses the latest happenings and the bitter clinging to a discarded belief.
The last decade or so we’ve assigned a euphemism to the deaths of civilians in military operations; we’ve called it
This is what happens when non-Muslims win an election in a partially Muslim country: Deadly rioting erupted across Nigeria’s largely
That is, if the “international community doesn’t Do Something”, like give them vast amounts of redistributed money (MSNBC) Fearing that