The Retreat from Excellence

Visits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             Without intending to be pessimistic, it appears to me that our world has suffered by the large scale “retreat from excellence” in recent years.  Those who are experts in the…

“Narrow” Truth

Visits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             Our age is dominated by broadmindedness and super-tolerance. Things that were done in the dark corners a few decades ago are now openly done because of this “anything goes”…

A Look at the “You-Can’t-Legislate-Morals” Myth

Visits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Every time someone wishes to perpetrate or justify some kind of societal moral evil, his or her watchword is, “You cannot legislate morals.” This has been true of the protagonists for…

On Seeds and Harvests

Visits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction, and blatant secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful USA. These behavior patterns extend from the powerless poor…

Our Nation’s Greatest Drug Menace?

Visits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Much publicity has been given to the illicit traffic in drugs that plagues America. LSD, heroin, marijuana, “uppers” and “downers” are now familiar to all where once they were known…

Kids, Avoid the Plague

Visits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Yesterday I wrote a note to a dear friend whose seventeen-year-old son was arrested last week. He was booked for possession and sale of marijuana. He is out on $5,000…

Symptoms and Causes

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] It is universally accepted that in the practice of medicine it is both wiser and more effective to treat the cause of a disease rather than merely treating the symptoms….

That’s What You Get

Visits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Do you ever look at your friends and neighbors and wonder how they have nicer clothes, a bigger car, a finer house, take an expensive vacation every year and eat…

Not Everybody’s Doing It!

Visits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]        Does it sometimes seem that everyone drinks and cheats on his or her spouse, has no real scruples about honesty, and curses like a peg-legged pirate? To non-smokers, it…

Self-Opposers

Visits: 20[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             In his second letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul urged his spiritual protégé to meekly correct “them that oppose themselves” (2:25). This statement is a striking one, and…