Should Christians bear arms?
Is non-violence practicable?
And what are your views on this statement by Ballou
“One man must not kill. If he does, it is murder; two, ten, one hundred men, acting on their responsibility, must not kill. If they do, it is still murder. But a state or nation may kill as many as they please, and it is no murder. It is just, necessary, commendable, and right. Only get people enough to agree to it, and the butchery of myriads of human beings is perfectly innocent. But how many does it take? This is the question. Just so with theft, robbery, burglary, and all other crimes. Man-stealing is a great crime in one man, or a very few men only. But a whole nation can commit it, and the act becomes not only innocent, but highly honorable.”
A long read on why sometimes your doctor is wrong, she knows it but still goes on to prescribe a procedure or a drug and why you should ask questions.
I think my friends Bob and Liberty will agree that
All rational agnostics are atheist by default.
I guess they live their lives as if there are no gods and their position in relation to things supernatural is that we can’t know.
And I don’t think they are in the same boat with this rational agnostic who claims to have known god at some point.
Pascal’s Wager is not a great argument.
in god is both ridiculous and beneath human dignity
Max Demian to Sinclair in Demian by H. Hesse
This summary attempts to answer the question. I don’t know if it applies elsewhere or is confiner to the UK only.
it is a moral offence to bring children into the world with no prospect of being able to provide for them.
In the Map of Life, Lecky has an interesting chapter on marriage. He talks of finances, past times and states of minds among many other things.
And the author of this is broaching the subject of graded marriage contracts.