A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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Does Culture Alter Predisposition?

I view the wealth of the USA (even in its currently dilapidated state) as a world anomaly. I remember at age 24/25 (2007), it set in on me as a hard and unshakable reality that American life is not the norm in the vast majority of the world. When I started to think in those …

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Out with the Old (Atheism); In with the New

Richard Dawkins has been invited to take a back seat by the new new atheism, according to UK's the Spectator.Once, religion was widely blamed by popular atheists for creating the worldviews which breed warmongering. Now, that apparently is over and done but not because atheism has neared the metaphysical/philosophical approach that faith traditions take to reach …

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