Actual Regulation is not Over-Regulation

  Perhaps my biggest complaint – of my many complaints about rich old white men who feel threatened by Obama – is the claim of “unprecedented regulatory burdens on businesses.” Yes, we – the people – do not want you to make your obscene profits at the expense of the… Continue reading

Avatar is not Anti-Christian

The artistry of Avatar is not a threat to Christian belief, but it is a threat to arrogant assumptions about our own exclusive claims to truth, power, and wealth. Dig deeply enough and it becomes clear that it is in fact these desires which many people actually worship (after layering a veneer of Christianity over them). Unlike our fragile, human egos, the God of all creation is not threatened when we explore all of the possible permutations of that creation. Nor is God minimized when we seek to understand those who honor that creation in different ways. Continue reading