Category: Logic

Facing the Facts

The late summer evening glow of the setting sun made the trees and rocks of the South Dakota Black Hills reverberate with a final splash of brilliant color before darkness cloaked their splendor for the night.  My flip-flops… Read More

Logical Layering

The shadow of the Grand Canyon wall offered a little protection from the heat of the late summer afternoon heat as I gazed up toward the rim, though at times it was too high to see anything of… Read More

Well-Rounded Reasoning, Part 2

Ever heard someone say they know earth is billions of years old because of radiometric dating?  On the surface, that may sound like a fairly reasonable, scientific thing to say.  What many people do not realize is that… Read More

Well-Rounded Reasoning, Part 1

Driving down the highway, I glance in the rear-view mirror and notice a Mustang approaching.  Instantly, I start thinking, “Oh dear!  Clear the way – it’s a Mustang!”, and I anxiously start looking for the soonest opportunity to… Read More

Changing Plans

I took a deep breath, smiling with anticipation as I looked out the window and saw the winding river on the ground far bellow me.  The plane gradually started to descend, but it seemed like an exuberant amount… Read More

Thinking Clearly, Part 2

How often have you heard things like this: “Follow your heart”, “do what you want to do”, “follow your dreams”, “trust your feelings”, or “discover your true self”?  As a young woman living in our modern world, I’ve… Read More

Thinking Clearly, Part 1

Have you ever heard someone say something like this, “Evolution must be true because Dr. Smith, my biology professor, teaches it as a fact” ?  It’s obvious that “Dr. Smith” is an expert on biology and many people… Read More

Logical Living – Part 2

“Well, you better go to college and get a career you like because you’re never getting married.  No man would ever tolerate you,” an exasperated theistic evolutionist declared towards the end of a drawn-out debate I’d had with… Read More

Logical Living – Part 1

“The horsies are sad!” declared  little girl I was playing with.  “Why are the horsies sad?” I asked, a little confused about this sudden turn of events in our chipper game with miniature horse and cowboy figures.  “Because,… Read More

Speaking Up, Part 3

“So, you’re an atheist, right?  What made you come to that decision?” I asked my archery classmate one day between rounds.   She perked up to that question, saying she was excited to meet a young earth creationist.  Before… Read More