Confirmation bias and pet sins

I was recently reading my son a bedtime story from Ura Miller’s 101 Favorite Stories from the Bible. The story that I was reading that night was the story of Lot in Sodom. The story, as told in this particular storybook, included these words:…

Paedophiles are people too

There is a picture that has been doing the rounds recently that portrays seven skeletons, captioned in turn with the following ascriptions: black, white, gay, straight, religious, atheist and you. The point of the picture is that, underneath it all, we’re really the same,…

The irony of gay activism

In late 2008, a California ballot proposition, known as Proposition 8, was passed in the November 2008 state elections. Passed by 52% of Californian voters, the proposition sought to identify marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The proposition was appealed,…

Who am I to judge?

One of the hottest topics on the current moral landscape in the West is the issue of homosexuality. Judeo-Christian values have always maintained that homosexuality is a sin against God. This has been challenged for a long time by a pluralistic society, and in…