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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

Second Thoughts on Darwinism

Mar 10, 2017

One of the most difficult things one can do today is dare to offer a critique of the reigning Darwinian paradigm. It is not unlike daring to leave Islam: it is considered to be apostasy and death is the required

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Recommended Recent Reading

Jan 30, 2016

As new books pile up around the home, and time does not permit a proper review of each one, the next best thing is to give a number of them at least a brief mention and write-up. So here I

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Love and Marriage, Horse and Carriage

Nov 5, 2015

Up until recently pretty much everyone knew that marriage and family go together, and more specifically, that sexual intercourse and reproduction go together. Most folks recognised that sexuality and children were best safeguarded within the institution of marriage.

Marriage was

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The Death of Western Universities

May 16, 2015

There is no question that contemporary education in the West is in a bad way. The crisis in our classrooms, especially at the university level, is simply indicative of the moral crisis in the West. Moral relativism, political correctness, and

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

May 7, 2015

Most days my news wrap could be titled something like this. There is often a mixture of good and not-so-good news, although sadly the bad news seems to predominate. But here I can offer a few cheery bits to go

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On the UK Elections

May 6, 2015

The general election in the UK will be held on Thursday May 7. As usual, the two main parties will be slugging it out: the Conservative Party vs the Labour Party. The Liberal Democrats have been the third main player

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The Idolatry of Climate Madness

Mar 1, 2015

Anything – even presumably good things – can become an idol if they take priority and precedence over God himself. And this happens all the time: Christians will go utterly overboard on some cause or activist agenda item, while ignoring

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Dysteleology

Feb 5, 2015

A term used much in discussions about God, creation and evil comes from the Greek word telos which means end or purpose. The teleology of something has to do with its purpose or aim or goal. The teleological argument for

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Aping Atheists and Mangled Morality

Dec 22, 2014

Are atheists capable of anything new and original, or do they just imitate, ape, and copy from the very thing they despise so much? I still await something original from these folks. Of course this is all fully understandable. Atheists

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The Greens, Gender, and Moonbattery

Dec 2, 2014

You can count on the Greens to come up with utterly idiotic ideas, proving over and over again that these folks should never be allowed to mix with grownups, especially when it comes to running a country. Indeed, there are

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Calling Out the Climate Alarmists

Oct 28, 2014

While the climate alarmists and their supporters in the mainstream media continue to dish up their doom and gloom scenarios, more sober voices are making it clear that this may be one of the biggest scams of our lifetime. It

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Islam and Science

Jun 7, 2014

There are many myths about Islam being circulated, not just by Muslim apologists but by Western dhimmis. Take for example the idea that science, culture, the arts and learning all flourished under Islam while the West went through some “Dark

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Angry Atheists With Nothing To Say

Mar 16, 2014

How can you write an 855-word essay and manage to say basically nothing of any significance? It is not difficult if you are an atheist, and especially if you are writing for the leftist Melbourne Age. The trouble is,

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Rebutting the Climate Alarmism Ideologues

Mar 1, 2014

A defining feature of contemporary Western culture is the establishment and defence of certain ideological shibboleths that dare not be gainsayed. These PC orthodoxies are enforced with all the fanaticism of any religious cult, and those who dare to resist

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The Greens’ Ugly Misotheism

Jan 15, 2014

You can quickly tell where a person is at by what he gives clear priority to. The same with political parties. What they prioritise and carry on about tells you a lot about their core values. And when you have

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Climate Capers and Inconvenient Truths

Jan 2, 2014

By now most of you have heard about the stuck ship in Antarctica. Stuck for a week now, with two other ships also prevented from carrying out a rescue, the situation has captured world attention. Four failed attempts at a

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