On the purpose of knowing the past

"This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see." Corrie Ten Boom

MLK's rules

Dr. Martin Luther King jr laid down some very strict rules for those who thought to participate in the Civil Rights marches with him. These were known as either Commitments or Commandments.  The Commandments/commitments were: I hereby pledge...

Have we answered the question?

          One of the basic premises that lays at the founding of America is the premise that the common man was capable of governing himself and therefore did not need a caretaker to oversee his daily life.  In arguments and debates about the...