Straight Thinking #250: JFK Assassination Plus 50: An Interview with Dr. Kim Riddlebarger, part 2 more
Straight Thinking #249: JFK Assassination Plus 50: An Interview with Dr. Kim Riddlebarger, part 1 more
For many of us who lived through it, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was as shocking and emotionally jarring as the events of 9/11. That may be difficult for some people to understand … more
Love and respect of country were always important virtues in the family in which I grew up. My father served as an American combat soldier during World War II; he and my mother were two of the most … more
O mighty Caesar! dost thou lie so low? — Julius Caesar, Act 3. Scene I.
The murder of Julius Caesar on March 15, 44 BCE, is one of the most famous assassinations in history. It resulted … more
Halloween. The September 11 attacks. Global warming.
Hot topics can present a troubling challenge, even in a culture that values freedom of speech. Do we ignore touchy issues and avoid all … more
Straight Thinking #156: The Umbrella Man and Conspiracy Thinking more
Straight Thinking #143: 9/11 Truthers Steal Al Qaeda's Thunder more
Why is it that two people can look at the same world event and come to fundamentally different conclusions about it? Sometimes the difference in perspective stems from one’s worldview.
However, … more
Straight Thinking #131: Oklahoma City Bombing and Conspiracy Thinking more
A recent 60 Minutes broadcast provided an illuminating glimpse into the global “war on terror.” The April 25 episode included a provocative segment on Islam entitled “Jihadists and … more
Straight Thinking #68: Apologetics Challenges: The Problems of Evil and Conspiracy more
You’ve heard of these conspiracies. You know, the ones involving clandestine plots of the United States government. It appears that a lot of Americans believe high-level members of the … more
Straight Thinking #33: Asking Four Questions: Evaluating Conspiracy Theories more
Straight Thinking #32: The Big Three: Conspiracy Theories more