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Racism

Racism is a subject that somehow seems to find its way into the news quite regularly.  In my experience, it has been several decades since America has been in the grasp of overt, mainstream racism, and since racial tensions were … Continue reading

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Mercy and Truth

I was asked this question today: “Jerry, you Baptists teach ETERNAL SECURITY   I’m not sure of your stand on this subject. I remember in one of our phone conversations, you said, God is gracious and merciful,  but He will NOT … Continue reading

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When a Cop or a Soldier Takes a Life

When a police officer takes a life in the line of duty, there will almost always be a period of emotional upheaval and for some, mental anguish will follow. It is as if one has pushed a large boulder off … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification — The Great Achievement of Character

One of the great moral principles of human civilization that is fundamentally linked to the success rate of the human race on the societal as well as personal level is the ability to impose on oneself the delay of gratification. … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Moral Chaos

Jerry D. Kaifetz, Ph.D. Americans everywhere are aghast at this summer’s spate of child abductions and murders. It is difficult for us as a nation rooted and steeped in moral principles to fathom the mindset of any person who has … Continue reading

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Atheism

Atheism seems to have gone from being just the offbeat expression of a few ACLU-types to a mainstream movement in America. Today atheists not only deny God, but do so with an evangelistic fervor and an in-your-face attitude. Today the … Continue reading

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Diversity — Our Favorite Cultural Snake Oil

Diversity – Our Favorite Cultural Snake Oil There is a lot of talk about diversity these days. The concept of diversity has been knighted in America and it has become an enormous cultural faux-pas to question it. America seems to … Continue reading

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