September 16th, 2018

How Religion Poisons Everything

by Clinton Chisholm

The headline of this blog is the subtitle of a book that forms the springboard for my reflection now.The late, notorious atheist Christopher Hitchens published a best-seller titled god Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.

The book is well …

September 12th, 2018

Proving Anything

by Clinton Chisholm

I think we are all aware of it though it is not as central in our thinking as it ought to be. The ‘it’ I have in mind is the difficulty, no the impossibility of proving anything absolutely. Even when …

July 9th, 2018

The Bible and Indictable Ignorance

by Clinton Chisholm

So, my friend Dr. Michael Abrahams regards the Bible as a dangerous book. Well, well.

When I was a young Christian growing up in Montego Bay there was a very popular song at once about Jesus and encouraging Christians to …

June 8th, 2018

Body Rights: Forgotten/Unknown Basics?

by Clinton Chisholm

 

At the risk of losing Gynaecologist Dr. Michael Abrahams as a friend and further irritating my wife’s former Gynaecologist and esteemed fellow Cornwallian Dr. Errol Daley I wish to point out a few things about which I have been

May 23rd, 2018

An Abortion Primer

by Clinton Chisholm

When thinking critically about aborting or terminating a pregnancy one needs to ask and attempt to answer a few fundamental questions prior to moving toward a tentative or final informed decision.The most central one, in my view, is dealt with …

April 10th, 2018

Ethical Leadership: Defined & Defended

by Clinton Chisholm

New Custos of St. James, Bishop Conrad Pitkin at his installation ceremony on Thursday issued a call for an ethics campaign and according to the Jamaica Gleaner’s Western Bureau said, “I pledge that in this office, I will work hand …