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The Smoking Gun

My first reaction to this op-ed by John Traphagan (a professor of religious studies and anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin) was to reflexively say again that “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” – but that is much too simplistic. Professor Traphagen states: “There are many law-abiding American gun owners who do…

Religious Secularism

Jonah Goldberg posted a great piece on Saturday titled “Why the Left Will Never Talk about Its Real Agenda” and in it he brings up a person he has written about several times, including him in his essential anthology of progressivism, “Liberal Fascism”. That person is the French philosopher, Auguste Comte. I came to learn…