Category Archives: Religion

LQCs: Conservatives Anchoring Us to the Past

How the Supreme Court decision about Roe v Wade suggests that no laws can be made about anything that was not recognized as an issue two or three centuries ago. The US is forever anchored to past standards, it seems. … Continue reading

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LQCs: Constraining Rights

As I’ve observed before, conservatives, especially the Christian ones, seem to be about constraining rights (for others) and expanding rights (for themselves), while liberals are about expanding rights for everyone to the extent they don’t conflict with each other. Why … Continue reading

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LQCs: Wrong About Everything

Texas, climate change, gays, guns, Christians

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Day Off; Two Links

Feeling a bit under the weather today — temperature up about a degree, and sleepy — so I’ll just post a couple links without comment.

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LQCs: Law & Order, Prayer

Who exactly is for law and order? And who thinks prayer really works, and why?

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LQCs: Religious Blame and Feral Pigs

Los Angeles Times, LZ Granderson, 1 Jun 2022: Republicans use ‘God’ to turn tragedies into talking points

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LCQs: Our Eroding Civil Society; Health Update

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LQCs: Children, Guns, and Religion

From NYT Letters, printed 21 May 2022: To the Editor: The Republican checklist after a mass shooting: Thoughts and prayers: Check. This is not the time: Check. Let’s not politicize: Check. Guns are not the problem: Check. Just enforce the … Continue reading

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LQCs: We told you so

Only time for a couple quick links. We told you so.

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LQCs: Science Fiction, Christian Fantasy, and Part B

Washington Post, Michael Dirda, 10 Jan 2022: Science fiction — please, let’s not call it ‘sci-fi’ — is more than just a reaction to the present

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