Paul Hughes

The evolving story of a hopeful skeptic.

Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pray For The Peace Of Jerusalem

I’ve seen many people posting this phrase within their Facebook statuses or in the form of a picture on their walls… “Pray For The Peace Of Jerusalem.” I think we all can agree that peace in Jerusalem (and its surrounding … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 Politics, Religion , , ,

Neglecting Children The Right Way

When a child is deprived by its parents of the care it requires, the parents are often tried criminally for their neglect. And so they should be! I expect no one who reads this blog would have it any other … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 Health, Law, Religion , , ,

Reasons To Believe In God

Hello, everyone! It’s been about 12 hours since my last post, so fear not—this one is quite short. I simply wanted to pose a question to you that I ponder myself on a frequent basis. Do you believe in God? … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 Religion ,

Creation Today, on Evolution – Part I

I wanted to write a shorter blog today, as I had a very long work day and I really didn’t feel like thinking too hard after my brain had already exhausted all but a few particularly athletic cells. Pity was, … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 Religion, Science , , ,

Life IS An Arrow

On a more light-hearted (and succinct) note than my recent posts, I decided to write about something that—ever since I first saw it—has bothered me: the quote in the above picture. Yes, it is a nice sentiment, but it really … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 Miscellaneous ,

A Threat To Legitimate Science

I was actually going to write about something else today, but a friend of mine (thank you, Brandon Bible) had posted a link on Facebook to an interesting article at the Huffington Post. The article talks about how in Georgia’s … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 Science , , , , ,

In Support Of The First Amendment, or Why Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

The first amendment reads as follows: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 Law, Religion , , , , ,

The Argument From Design

I am a skeptic.1 No, that is not synonymous with “cynical” or “pessimistic”. No, I am a skeptic in that I ask questions about things that I don’t understand, and I question accepted belief in the hopes of uncovering new … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 Religion , , ,