Science

The Inevitable Corruption of Science

Some things are inevitable. History teaches us that everything created by mankind, whether physical, philosophical, sociological, or theological eventually falls apart, either through natural processes wearing on it, or outright corruption. Science is no different. It does not exist in a vacuum. Since its inception it has lived through the actions of the people who…

The Problem Of Evil

There are those who believe that all religions of any consequence are an attempt to deal with the problem of evil and it is that problem that perplexes even the rationalists. I disagree. If we really lived in the sterile, non-spiritual, no ghost in the machine universe most scientific rationalists believe in, the real problem…

Templates of Understanding

For all practical purposes, everything has a starting point. In searching for beginnings, we are ultimately led to one of two premises: God or not God. Many in our age argue that science naturally leads to not God, and if “religiously” followed, exposes, according this position, the folly of transcendent belief, especially the rigorous Judeo-Christian…

Liftoff!

Discovery is off. At 10:39 a.m. EDT the shuttle Discovery lifted off from Launch Pad 39B on the historic Return to Flight mission STS-114. As the nomenclature shows this is the 114th Space Shuttle flight. It is also the 31st flight for Discovery. The mission is scheduled for 12 days and is supposed to touchdown…