Monthly Archives: January 2013

Want to Bet on the Existence of God?

There’s nothing original in today’s blog, which deals with the dilemma of whether we should believe in God or not.  In fact, the puzzle was formalized in the seventeenth century by the French philosopher Blaise Pascal that was termed Pascal’s … Continue reading

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What No One Wants to Say About Gun Control

The terrible tragedy at Newtown has predictably rekindled public outcry for “gun control.” Joe Biden’s whirlwind survey of “stakeholders” has given Obama an excuse to enact 23 executive orders. Many of them simply resolve that the Federal Government will enforce … Continue reading

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The least selfish act of all

When I was a little kid I asked my Mother for a brother.  She told me that she could no longer bear children, but she had put our name on a list with the doctor so we might adopt a … Continue reading

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Book of Mormon the Musical

This week our extended family (Salyards and Venable) attended the musical “Book of Mormon” in Chicago’s theatre district.  This was the first month of a Chicago run that has already been extended for several months due to a large volume … Continue reading

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