What If? © 2021 by Vernon Miles Kerr, VernonMilesKerr.com March 1, 2021 What if God purposely developed humans by evolution; giving us our physical drives to protect self, to reproduce, to form societies — blending us, hybridizing us from the many strains of ancestors — evolving us a little more, until the right moment in… Read More Theology | What If?
(c) 2020 Vernon Miles Kerr, VernonMilesKerr.com, WritersClass.net Is Goodness for wimps? Is Goodness “relative”? Can acts be attributed to Goodness in one context but not in another? Is there a spirit of Goodness, infusing some people, but not others? Or is Goodness merely one quality of a normal, healthy human mind? I believe it is,… Read More Opinion | Goodness
Humanity’s Greatest Need: A Secular Morality ©2020 by Vernon Miles Kerr, VernonMilesKerr.com, WritersClass.net Today’s world is a world of deception. Politicians promise to bring Utopia if elected, fully knowing they cannot deliver. Once in office, they lie, pull dirty tricks or just vegetate — collecting a handsome salary and selling power and access to the… Read More Opinion | Humanity’s Greatest Need: A Secular Morality
Nostalgia as Therapy Can any possible good come out of the past five years of American Politics? As I meditate about this question, I’m hearing the melody and words of Passenger’s hauntingly beautiful little song of recent years, “Let Her Go.” Give it a listen again, and think of “her” as a metaphor for “Liberty,”… Read More Opinion | Nostalgia as Therapy
Can Morality Exist Without Religion? ©2017 Vernon Miles Kerr In the late 19th Century, “Liberal” teaching threw out religion, along with religion’s moral guidelines, replacing those guidelines with moral relativism and situation-based ethics. Since then, the world’s diminishing moral conscience has been claimed and dominated by its religious organizations, whose abuses and excesses have further… Read More Opinion | Can Morality Exist Without Religion?