Tag Archives: Christian fundamentalism
Science vs. Intelligent Design
Intelligent Design is a theory developed by Christian Creationist to get around the 1st Amendment’s separation of church and state. They devised a rather creative workaround the Constitution by saying that all creation was designed by an intelligent creator. Intelligent … Continue reading →
Is it Constitutional to Legislate Morality?
A case is made from history and the Declaration of Independence that it was the wish of our Founding Fathers to keep the church separated from the state. It is even suggested that Christian doctrine supports the argument that morality should not be forced upon people. In a society where everyone’s right to free expression is guaranteed, religious morality cannot be forced upon others with different backgrounds through legislation. Continue reading →
Human Rights vs. Social Justice – Is there Really a Difference?
It seems strange to me that in a country which opposes Human Rights abuses abroad, we still struggle with Social Justice issues here in the US. Perhaps we have a double standard for human rights, one for us and another … Continue reading →