Genesis 11 1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. The account of the time when all of humanity was united by a common language is preserved, not only in Scripture, but in Sumerian literature in the epic, Enmerkar and the Lord of Aratta (c. 6500 – 4000 BC). The…… Continue reading The Story of the Tower of Babel
Setting aside the issue of free speech, it is tempting to support and applaud Russia’s new ban on swearing. According to REUTERS, “A Russian ban on swearing in films, plays and books came into force on Tuesday (July 1, 2014), a policy designed to appeal to conservatives but which Vladimir Putin’s critics condemned as a…… Continue reading Did Putin Get This One Right?
I don’t know why, but I am constantly amazed at the audacity of selective social censorship. In recent days, one National League Football player by the name of Richie Incognito has come under blistering condemnation from an outraged society for using profane and politically incorrect language in conversations with a fellow Miami Dolphin teammate, Jonathan…… Continue reading Thoughts on Richie Incognito and Selective Social Censorship