CultureWatch

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

I Was Born To Change

Mar 15, 2011

Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way” is another piece of propaganda in the culture wars. She seeks to convince gullible young people that we are slaves to biology and that homosexuality is something we have absolutely no control over.

In

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Twisted Thinking on Abortion

May 30, 2010

Those who seek to defend the indefensible have to resort to increasingly bizarre argumentation and twisted thinking to make their case. A prime example of this is the attempt to justify the killing of unborn babies. Some of the most

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Abortion Wars: Seeing What We Kill

Jan 30, 2010

The mainstream media is quite good at using its powers of influence to push agendas. The image-heavy MSM can create news and affect public opinion simply by the images that are shown, and how those images are presented.

For example,

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In Europe it’s Lobsters In, Babies Out

Jul 13, 2009

What do you call a continent which cares more about the rights and wellbeing of crabs, lobsters, and even the common octopus, than it does about unborn babies? Just in case you cannot come up with anything, let me suggest

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On Values, Sacrifice and Priorities

Mar 30, 2008

What a culture prioritises tells us a lot about its moral and spiritual condition. And what it doesn’t prioritise also tells us quite a bit. It seems that as we move further and further away from the Judeo-Christian foundations upon

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Reflections on the Abortion Wars

Feb 14, 2006

The current debate about RU486 has resulted in a flurry of claims and counter claims over the abortion issue. It is worth examining several of these in more detail. They reveal a lot of muddled thinking on morality and public

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