The Widening Chasm

The Widening Chasm The history of the western world in 1600 words. Before Christ There was a time when the world was mysterious at every turn.  Much was inexplicable to us:  what makes plants grow?  How do children come from sexual union?  What makes the sun rise and set?  From ancient times much that was not yet understood […]

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Tyranny

Freedom Man’s quest for freedom is a powerful motivator.  Christians historically thought that freedom was found in Christ, because apart from Him we live with the misery of our own failure, unredeemed.  Since the fading of Christianity beginning in the Enlightenment period of the 1700’s, the quest for freedom has shifted to a push for mere individual […]

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Is Religion the Enemy?

Terrorists as Fascists Who said this, and when? We are here faced by fascists. Not just their calculated brutality, but their belief that they are superior to every single one of us in this chamber tonight, and all of the people that we represent.  They hold us in contempt.  They hold our values in contempt.  […]

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Climate Inquisition

At adarklingplain.com we typically stay with topics tending to expose the affirmative beliefs held by those who consider themselves agnostic or neutral on questions of religion.  So at first blush climate change may appear to be off-topic, but it isn’t.  There is an alarming trend afoot relating to political correctness in science, and political correctness more […]

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On-Demand Workers, and How to Stifle Innovation

New technology and the reality of an economy suffering from lows like the Great Recession have combined to enable a new kind of working arrangement.  On-demand workers constitute a kind of freelance workforce that is different in kind than traditional full-time or part-time employment.  This is not your father’s nine-to-five, thirty-years-and-a-gold-watch arrangement. The idea is […]

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