May 31st, 2016

Questions for Economics Experts

by Clinton Chisholm


“…the denial of access to product markets is often among the deprivations from which many small cultivators and struggling producers suffer under traditional arrangements and restrictions. The freedom to participate in economic interchange has a basic role in social living.”

May 10th, 2016

Guilty Silence, Indictable Ignorance or What?

by Clinton Chisholm

Guilty Silence, Indictable Ignorance or What

Even non-lawyers know that though an accused person need not utter a word in her defence—since the burden of proof is almost always on the prosecution— that right to silence could be read as ‘guilty silence’.

Before I expose the …

May 1st, 2016

Christianity’s Impact on Western Civilization for Dummies

by Clinton Chisholm

 Christianity's Impact on Western Civilization for Dummies

A little reading like a little learning can be a dangerous thing and the assorted utterances of village atheists and other non-theists provide proof of this.

Despite its faults the Church of Jesus Christ has been responsible for some of …

April 25th, 2016

Church Critics, Jesus & Sloppy Thinking

by Clinton Chisholm

Church Critics

It continues to irritate and concern me when I hear or read the sloppy arguments that critics level at the Church. Take the recent Gleaner Editors Forum (Jamaica) as reported in the Sunday Gleaner of April 24, 2016.

The report …

April 23rd, 2016

Belief, Knowledge and Behaviour

by Clinton Chisholm


All atheists, whether of the village variety or their more educated colleagues, need to appreciate the link between belief and knowledge. In fact this also applies to all theists of whatever species, especially Pastors who dialogue in the public square.…

April 7th, 2016

Dying and Rising What Again?

by Clinton Chisholm

Dying and Rising What Again

In 2003 I gave a public lecture in Kingston, Jamaica, which provided, inter alia, a rebuttal of the ‘dying and rising Gods/Saviours’ thesis. (see my book Revelations on Ras Tafari, 2008, 81-87).  Significantly, I invited two lecturers from the …