Violence Against Children

I heard one of the CNN program hosts recently say that she was forming an organization to study the cause of the recent increase in violence against children.  I don’t remember if it was Nancy Grace or Jane Velez-Mitchell.  In any case, I can answer that question very simply.  Cowardice.  That’s it.  People who want…

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Angels on Supernatural

The CW program Supernatural is one of my favorites but the wacky concept of angels on this program makes me cringe.  I know it’s a fictional program, but I don’t want people who watch this show to think that this is what angels are really like, so let’s look at the version on Supernatural and…

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The Essenes as Chassids

    The religious order known by the Greek name Essenes, were also known as Chassids.  They were mystics who strictly obeyed their scripture, avoided materialistic pursuits, and shared everything they had with their community.  It is interesting that, while some fundamentalist preachers of today make fun of new age types who carry crystals around with them,…

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Random Thoughts 10-25-2009

Another dead child in Florida.  Florida seems to be becoming the home of those who kill children. I’ve been following a weigh loss program where you take certain suppliments, excercise, and listen to hypnotic tapes to help you loose weigh, but eat what you want.  In two months of doing this, I gained six pounds. …

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