Archive for January, 2009

All Will Be Made Clear

Elgin Hushbeck -

  We have an anti-glare coating on many of our windows.  It works very well at cutting the glare from the sun and has the added benefit of providing privacy, as people looking in are effectively looking into a mirror. However this is only during the daytime.  At night the mirror effect is reversed. As [...]

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Hitchens – God Is Not Great XXIX

Elgin Hushbeck -

Listen to the MP3 I am continuing in my extended review of  Christopher Hitchens book “God Is Not Great,” and his defense of atheism in chapter 17.  As I pointed out last time, given how he has attempted to attack religion in the first sixteen chapters, this is pretty much a no win situation for [...]

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Looking Forward – Obama

Elgin Hushbeck -

  We have a new President, and I wish him the best. As a solid conservative, many have questioned the sincerity of this statement. They do not believe that as a conservative I can be hoping for President Obama to succeed. Now with my sense of justice, there is a part of me that desires [...]

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Looking Back – Bush

Elgin Hushbeck -

We have come to the end of the Bush Presidency. There are many ways to think about the last eight years. Like all presidents, things were mixed. Bush did some things well, others badly. Overall, with the exception of the war on terror, things went pretty much as I expected, or rather as I feared. [...]

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Hitchens – God Is Not Great XXVIII

Elgin Hushbeck -

Listen to the MP3 In my extended review of  Christopher Hitchens book “God Is Not Great,” I have finally reached chapter 17. At this chapter Hitchens has finished his main arguments against religion, the vast majority of which were examples of religious people behaving badly. Of course this leads to a natural question of what [...]

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Hitchens – God Is Not Great XXVII

Elgin Hushbeck -

Listen to the MP3 Chapter sixteen of Christopher Hitchens book “God Is Not Great,” deals with a question, one  now routinely raised by the neo-atheists, of whether religion is child abuse.  Hitchens starts with, “the imponderably large question.  How can we ever know how many children had their psychological and physical lives irreparably maimed by [...]

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