Category Archives: Pop Culture

Super Baal

It should be no surprise that if you want a good barometer of where the U.S. culture is just watch the Super Bowl. Whereas the ancient Israelites fashioned a golden calf as the focal point for the pagan, Baal-centered religious … Continue reading

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Do You Celebrate “Diversity” or Hide Behind It?

Celebrate diversity! has become a popular mantra. True diversity makes the world interesting and challenges us to look at things from another point of view. True diversity allows evaluation of and disagreement about differing viewpoints. However, like its twin brother, … Continue reading

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Which Side Is The Dark Side? [Moral Resource]

From Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005): Palpatine: “Anakin, search your feelings.” Anakin: “The Jedi use their power for good.” Palpatine: “Good is a point of view, Anakin.” Anakin: “The Sith rely on their passion for their … Continue reading

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The Bumper-Sticker “Wisdom” of COEXIST

A big reason people gravitate toward moral relativism is that it appears to promote peace and brotherly love. It is the worldview behind the ubiquitous “COEXIST” bumper stickers whose real message is not that all religions should just get along, … Continue reading

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Great Quote: Mulder

In the episode, “Die Hand Die Verletzt,” from the classic X-Files series, Mulder & Scully investigate bizarre occurrences surrounding an occult group. As the truth is discovered that the group’s dabbling in black magic has resulted in mortal consequences, Mulder sums up … Continue reading

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Movie Dialogue: Hereafter

The following excerpt is from the recent film Hereafter starring Matt Damon as a psychic medium who is able to reconnect living people with dead relatives: Marie: What do you think happens when we die? Didier: That’s a strange question. Marie: Tell me. Didier: When you … Continue reading

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Great Quote: Bono

I’m not sure where Bono stands regarding Christ’s lordship over his life, but he offers great explanations regarding the faith: “But I love the idea of the Sacrificial Lamb. I love the idea that God says: Look, you cretins, there … Continue reading

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