Tag: #belief

GODLESS: DOES TECHNOLOGY EFFECT OUR BELIEF IN A HIGHER POWER

“Why is it being replaced?” a new form of worship For the past few thousand years man has worshiped a higher power. but what happens the more people become not only aware of self, but are deep into our gadgets. So much so that…

GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY

“Out ain’t easy.” gay under conservatism¬† In the Black community, we have long been so governed under the Christian faith that anything that goes against the grain has been ostracized. ¬†And the issue that falls under this topic would have to be gay relationships….

SELECTIVE BELIEF: WHY DO SOME IGNORE CERTAIN PRINCIPLES AND ACCEPT OTHERS

“Passages: omit some, accept others.” beliefs We as people have beliefs that carry us through life. It is that thing in our lives that makes us thankful for waking up each and every morning. But what happens when that belief starts to cross over…

GOD PARTICLES: HOW SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS EFFECT BELIEFS

“The hurt of this is it.” the burden of proof Throughout history science has changed changed and shaped so much of how we live today. But as the science gets better and better, so does the decline in religious beliefs. And why is that?…

A DWINDLING CONGREGATION: THE DRASTIC DECLINE OF THE BLACK CHURCH

“What we were for so long is dying so fast.” ¬† As a young child growing up, I attended church with my mother and two sisters every single Sunday. Since becoming an adult I attend less, not because of religious belief, but because of…

REVISIONIST BIBLICAL HISTORY: LET’S ASSUME THAT THE BIBLE WAS USED FOR NON-RELIGIOUS INTENT

“Guide to life, not to preservation for death.” The Christian bible has been pondered over for centuries regarding its authenticity in society. The believers say that it is the words of prophets and God; while skeptics say it was merely man. And that man…

GOVERNING SENTIMENT: WHY LEGISLATING FEELINGS IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA

“I feel therefore it should mean something.” In the United States today, we are constantly in these debates on what you can and cannot say. No matter if it’s in a public space or in private; we tend to disagree with the language. But…