Bob Knight, John Wooden, and What’s Wrong with America

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 | No Comments
Bob Knight, John Wooden, and What’s Wrong with America

I am a huge basketball fan, indeed, sports fan in general.  Since I am also a Christian philosopher, people have often assumed that I must be a fan of John Wooden, the legendary coach who won numerous national championships at UCLA.  In fact, however, I am not, and people are often surprised when I tell […]

Duck Dynasty, Bestiality and Ultimate Reality

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | No Comments
Duck Dynasty, Bestiality and Ultimate Reality

We have now been informed of the rationale of the “inside decision” to suspend Phil Robertson from his TV show.  The rock of offense, the big line that was crossed, was his alleged comparison of homosexuality to bestiality. So here is the big question: what moral standards required this decision? It is important to note […]

Duck Dynasty and the Scourge of Fundamentalist Intolerance

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 | No Comments
Duck Dynasty and the Scourge of Fundamentalist Intolerance

The recent suspension of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson is the latest high profile instance of the ironic phenomenon of left wing fundamentalism in the guise of tolerance. So-called fundamentalist Christians have long been the object of scorn for their narrow minded attitudes and self-righteous treatment of those with whom they disagree.  It is the […]