Episode 1 – The Three Pillars of Life

Welcome to the first episode of my new podcast, Liberalizer. Our nation has become so divided ideologically that at times we seem to be speaking different political languages. We have become so focused on what everyone else is doing wrong, that we have lost sight of the fact that we all have so much more in common than we have differences. We need to begin the difficult task of finding solutions to all our problems. This is true whether they are social, religious, environmental or political.

Does Empathy Belong in Advanced Democracies?

Liberal Democracies often claim to be the gatekeepers of moral values. But is that really true?

What is Wrong With Gary Johnson’s Libertarian Economics

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson holds fairly typical Libertarian economic positions. Most of these positions are unworkable in a modern economy.

The Gentleman’s Guide to Gun Ownership

Gun ownership in the United States is often the cause of a fractious debate between proponents and opponents of ownership. The question for a gentleman is, how should he approach gun ownership. Like many other contentious debates, the answers are not always readily apparent, and often depend on ones perspective. As gun owners, it is […]

The Immorality of Climate Change Denial

Denying the reality of climate change in the face of the evidence can only be viewed as a depraved and immoral act. The potential harm to human and other life on Earth is potentially immeasurable. Destructive human acts of this scale could well be devastating for all life on Earth and there is no ethical justification for them.

How is an Atheist Moral?

An atheistic morality based in science and reason is fairer, leading to harmony, a respect for all life, and the preservation of our planet for future generations of life.

10 Reasons the GOP is really bad for the environment

They want to gut the EPA Republicans and their corporate allies have wanted to destroy the Environmental Protection Agency since the Nixon Administration was strong-armed into introducing the agency. The goal of all conservatives is to destroy regulations and government, and do whatever they please. Regardless of who it may harm. The EPA ensures the […]

10 Reasons the GOP Win is Disastrous for the U.S.

The recent gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and attaining the majority in the U.S. Senate are ominous for the middle class in the U.S., and for the economy.

South Africa: White Fears of Genocide Are Overstated

The real danger with convincing white South Africans that they are “dying like flies” is the formation of armed rebels to fight the government.

The Case For Strikes on Syria

The use of chemical weapons by any nation is abhorrent, and no less so by Hafez al-Assad. We must act to prevent his use of these weapons