Go to Parent Site

Thoughts on religion, politics, life and death. And other banned topics.

Tag: current events

  • Why Stories Circulate about Covid-19 Deaths

    I’ve seen several posts on Facebook claiming that deaths of relatives or friends have been falsely attributed to covid-19 when in fact they were due to some other cause. These anecdotes represent a misunderstanding of the way statistics work and how data for statistics is collected. Of course, researchers want as accurate a count as […]

  • Opportunity to Display God’s Work

    In chapter 9 of his gospel, John launches into the story of how Jesus healed a man blind from birth and the aftermath of that healing. Here is how the story begins: As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, […]

  • More Thoughts on the Mueller Report

    Robert Mueller was in a quandary. On the one hand, qualified legal opinion prevented him from prosecuting a sitting President for criminal acts. On the other hand, his investigation had uncovered compelling and substantial evidence that the President had sought to obstruct justice and tamper with witnesses in multiple federal investigations into Russian interference in […]