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July, 2011  // Posts published in July, 2011

25 Jul Posted by in News | Comments

News/Update 02: 10,000 Subscribers

News/Update 02: 10,000 Subscribers

My YouTube channel reached 10,000 subscribers today. I would like to take this occasion to extend my most sincere thanks to everyone for watching the series! The following is my thank  you video as well as a few channel recommendations. Thanks again and take care!   .

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20 Jul Posted by in News | Comments

News/Update 01: Website Reformat

News/Update 01: Website Reformat

This is the first update on the newly reformatted website! After a couple days of reposting episodes and transcripts I finally got the website up and running. It isn’t perfect, but I think it looks a lot better than the original. The website is now in a blog format, which has resulted in episodes being […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | 2 comments

Episode 20: Secular vs. Biblical Morality

Episode 20: Secular vs. Biblical Morality

Discovering Religion: Ep 20 – Secular vs. Biblical Morality Morality refers to a particular “system of values” and “principles of conduct” that tell us whether an action is right or wrong. But how do we determine what the terms “right” and “wrong” even mean? The answer to this question is a major point of contention […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 19: If America Became a Christian Nation (Part 3)

Episode 19: If America Became a Christian Nation (Part 3)

Discovering Religion: Ep 19 – If America Became a Christian Nation (3 of 3) It appears both the Bible and Koran are very preoccupied with the sexual actives of it followers. The Koran even forbids unmarried men and women from engaging in sex intercourse, a crime punishable with up to 100 lashes. “The woman and […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 19: If America Became a Christian Nation (Part 2)

Episode 19: If America Became a Christian Nation (Part 2)

Discovering Religion: Ep 19 – If America Became a Christian Nation (2 of 3) In the United States the Death Penalty is usually sought for the most heinous of crimes, such as the murder of another human being. In contrast, the Bible doles out the Death Penalty for a myriad of trivial circumstances that our […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 19: If America Became a Christian Nation (Part 1)

Episode 19: If America Became a Christian Nation (Part 1)

Discovering Religion: Ep 19 – If America Became a Christian Nation (1 of 3) Imagine what would happen if Sarah Palin’s claim were true — that America is “such a great and exceptional nation because we do base our laws, our values, on the god of the Bible the old and the new Testament.” However, […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 18: God’s Law vs. Christ’s Grace

Episode 18: God’s Law vs. Christ’s Grace

Discovering Religion: Episode 18 – God’s Law vs. Christ’s Grace When asked to describe the basis of morality, most Christians will initially default to the Ten Commandments, given to Moses directly from God. However, upon further investigation one will discover a vast majority of Christians “cherry pick” from God’s other commands found throughout the many […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 17: One Nation ABOVE God

Episode 17: One Nation ABOVE God

Discovering Religion: Episode 17 – One Nation ABOVE God A common view among many Christians throughout the United States is that American values are rooted in the Bible, a view propagated by the inaccurate perception that the Founding Fathers were devout believers in Christ and subsequently designed the American political system with Christian ideals in […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 16: Stem Cells & Capital Punishment

Episode 16: Stem Cells & Capital Punishment

Discovering Religion: Episode 16 – Stem Cells & Capital Punishment There are many Christians throughout the Americas opposed to the use of stem cells, which could prevent human suffering and potentially save billions of lives. Nowhere in the Bible, just as in Galileo’s age, does it state upon what grounds Christians have in taking this […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Eps/Transcripts | Comments

Episode 15: Past Supression of Science

Episode 15: Past Supression of Science

Discovering Religion: Episode 15 – Past Supression of Science Up to this point in the series I worked to consolidate and simplify the great wealth of information upon which the foundation of evolutionary theory is based and to present the viewer with the resultant conflicts that arise in the creationist’s perception of a Young-Earth, the […]

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