The show delves into many big questions about the nature of life and what makes it valuable, but it gets rather muddled. Star Trek has always been willing to ask difficult questions and explore deep philosophical ideas.
What is a whole human being? Are all human beings equal, or are some more equal than others? What is the thing that gives us value? Is it physical? Is it something non-material like sentience or intelligence? Whatever it is, it must be something we share in equally. We are continuing our series on Disabilities and the Continue Reading
What message does abortion send the disabled? We are continuing our series on the Church and its relationship with the disabled. In our last post, we talked about the false idea that aborting the disabled reduces pain and suffering. In this post, we’ll look at the underlying message that is sent to people with disabilities when people advocate Continue Reading
Does Aborting the disabled reduce suffering? We are continuing our series on the church and disabilities. One of the most fundamental questions we face is whether or not people with disabilities should even be among us. When phrased that way, many people will probably recoil in horror. But as we’ll see, this is position is not only Continue Reading
If you’re like me, your social media pages have been flooded in recent weeks with memes, comments and opinions on the abortion debate. With a flurry of laws being passed by states on both sides of the issue, abortion has re-entered the public consciousness. Well-meaning pro-lifers often feel obligated to respond to challenges presented by pro-abortion advocates. With Continue Reading
I recently stumbled upon an article from January 2018 in World Magazine. The article by Sophia Lee describes a rather unique Buddhist temple a couple hours south of Tokyo. Part of the temple is filled with small statues called mizuko-jizo. Each one, in a sense, represents a child that died before it was born. This Continue Reading
In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David continue their discussion on the recent debate between Dr. Mike Adams and Dr. Willie Parker on the morality of abortion. Links Mentioned in the show: The Case For Life– by Scott Klusendorf Pro-Life 101– by Scott Klusendorf Life Training Institute Website Merely Human Continue Reading