Monthly Archives: May 2014

Absent or not perceived?

Absent, or Not Perceived?  Depression, Mental Illness, and Other Things That Interfere With Our Perception of the Holy Spirit  By Ken K. Gourdin In response to a query at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion whether the Holy Spirit should “cut through” … Continue reading

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Lennon, Hope, and Religion

Was Lennon Right?  On “Imagin[ing] There’s No Heaven” and “Living For Today”  By Ken K. Gourdin Songwriter and musician John Lennon once penned the lines, “Imagine there’s no heaven …” and “Imagine all the people living for today …” The … Continue reading

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Bearing False Witness?

Bearing False Witness? – On Obscuring the Earthly Source of Temporal Resources, and on Seeking Our Own Spiritual Riches Rather Than Co-Opting Someone Else’s  By Ken K. Gourdin A couple of instances have me wondering what people must be thinking … Continue reading

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Abortion “Rights” and Wrongs

Abortion “Rights” – and Wrongs: Thoughts on Birth Control, on Abortion, and on Glamorizing Abortion (and Minimizing Its Adverse Consequences) by Filming It and Posting It on the ‘Net  By Ken K. Gourdin I have fond memories of sitting through … Continue reading

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Death resulting from arson not murder

Noted Legal Scholar Eleanor Clift Assures Us That Arson, Even if it Kills Somebody, ISN’T Murder:  Nobody Was “Murdered” in Libya  By Ken K. Gourdin Criminal defense attorneys, take note!  Liberal columnist Eleanor Clift assures us that deceased U.S. Ambassador … Continue reading

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Holding the state to its burden

Pleading Not Guilty Even in the Face of Overwhelming Evidence, Holding the State to Its Burden of Proof, and the Fifth Amendment  By Ken K. Gourdin Meagan Grunwald, who was at the wheel when her boyfriend, Jose Angel Garcia-Jauregui, traded … Continue reading

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More on criticism of law enforcement

Abducted Girl Missing for Months: Armchair Critics of Law Enforcement At It Again (After All, Everyone Knows That It’s Easy to Find Anyone, Even if He Is Determined to Not be Found)  By Ken K. Gourdin In response to Salt … Continue reading

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