Photo of Pamela Geller, American political activist and commentator presently under fire for provoking a 3 May 2015 terror attack at her “Draw Mahammad” cartoon contest in Garland, Texas.——Copyright 2011 Pamela Geller. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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MAJOR PREMISE:    “All true Scotsmen are fishermen.” MINOR PREMISE:    “Ole MacDonald is not a fisherman.” CONCLUSION:        “Ole MacDonald is no true Scotsman.”

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wtb on October 9th, 2014

Once upon a time, I thought the growing acceptance of gay ideology was simply due to the success of gay activists in deceiving basically good, but incredibly naive people.

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wtb on March 5th, 2012

ABC has hit the basement button on cultural decadence with “Good Christian Bitches,” a new comedy series with an epithetic title that promises more of the same in terms of series content. Copyrighted image. Use here in critical commentary is fair use. Any other use may a copyright infringement.

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wtb on July 12th, 2011

Think there’s a moral equivalence between Islam and Christianity? Read the following clipping from the “Questions of Faith” column in the Saudi Gazette and ask yourself, “what would we do without Mohammed?” “What to Do in the Bathroom” Then consider, “what would we do without Jesus?”

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wtb on April 1st, 2009

The restoration impulse has been evident in mankind from the days of Babel. The Tower of Babel– an ill-conceived “restoration movement” — mankind’s failed attempt to regain heaven. Painting by Pieter Bruegel (c. 1525-69), Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna

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wtb on July 24th, 2008

Galileo had a rough time going against the “privileged ideas” of Ptolemy back in the 1600’s.1 Nothing much has changed. Every culture has ideas that are voiced and advanced over other ideas… … for at least two reasons.

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wtb on September 4th, 1992

After having spent two years in Saudi Arabia, one year in Turkey, and ten years working with Muslim international students, much of the conventional wisdom on Islam appears skewed. Click for Larger Image Here’s a clipping I made from a Riyadh newspaper concerning an execution at Qatif, SA, one of the locations at which we […]

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