Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $20,338
Woo hoo!!! And the first 23% is in!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: goodandevil

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • (2005) Soros Shadow Party Stalks DeLay

    04/12/2005 1:48:32 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 162 replies · 5,681+ views
    FPM ^ | 12 APRIL 2005 | Richard Poe
    Soros Shadow Party Stalks DeLayBy Richard | April 12, 2005 On the day that Terri Schiavo died — victim of a court order condemning the brain-damaged woman to death by thirst and starvation — Representative Tom DeLay of Texas did what few politicians have the courage to do these days. He spoke his mind."This loss happened because our legal system did not protect the people who need protection most," DeLay told Fox News on March 31. "The time will come for the men responsible for this to answer for their behavior." DeLay’s strong language worried some Republicans. They pointed...
  • First The Bait, then the Hook. A Sober Meditation on Temptation

    06/25/2014 2:34:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 6/24/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Satan, it would seem, does not act in an arbitrary manner to tempt us. Rather, he is more of a master hunter who carefully sets traps, or a skilled fisherman who, having studied our behavior chooses just the bait he thinks most effective. He’s calculating, and clever.Sadly most of us, by comparison, are far less calculating and clever in seeking to avoid temptation and sin. We seem more often to engage in the wishful thinking that no trouble will befall us, and our strategy seems to live more with dumb luck. Would that we were as ingenious in holiness as...
  • Mom Plays God: Brings Good from Evil (Excellent Video Link in the Article)

    04/24/2011 8:32:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | April 24, 2011 | Frank Turek
    It’s easy to spot militant atheists who attend my presentation called I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist. They usually sit with their arms folded and scowls on their faces. During a recent presentation at Michigan State, I knew I’d get push back from one such scowling student sitting to my right. He looked mad and was mad. (He wouldn’t even smile at a hilarious Homer Simpson clip!) He shot his hand up during the Q&A and yelled out, “You mentioned the problem of evil during your presentation but you didn’t answer it! If there is a...
  • The Resurrection of Our Nation

    04/04/2010 11:33:29 AM PDT · by Faith · 4 replies · 487+ views
    WE WILL WIN THIS BATTLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL. The mystery and holiness surrounding this very special time of the year is palpable. A gentle breeze has replaced winter’s bitter wind, and the sun again warms us our earth. The memories of winter’s hardship and deprivation are beginning to fade. Today Christians have awakened to the promise of new and everlasting life through the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • Evil: Its Force and Weakness Through Counteraction

    10/15/2009 1:07:57 AM PDT · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 2 replies · 442+ views
    MSMB ^ | October 15, 2009 | Rob W. Case
    It is very difficult not to turn on the news or experience first hand, in some form or another, frustration, stress, or in some extreme cases, even harm. People seem to be getting crazier and crazier, and it seems like its getting out of control. Recent news headlines alone serve as a perfect indicator for what I’m talking about. In local News: Corruption, crime, murder, domestic disturbances, or other. National News: Political Corruption (money laundering, politicians writing laws to advance the interests of lobbyists and not the people), secrecy, betrayal, national sellouts to an international elite, population control (inflicting sickness...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show Live Thread, June 26 BIBLE GO TO GUY TODAY!!

    06/25/2009 9:22:44 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 25 replies · 514+ views
    BOND Action, Inc. ^ | June 26, 2009 | abigail2
    LISTEN TO THE REAL REVEREND JESSE ON THE INTERNET OR A RADIO STATION IN YOUR AREA......BOND Action, Inc...Educating, Motivating and Rallying Americans! The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio ShowBIBLE GO TO GUY TODAY...CALL IN!! Streamed live online from 6-9 a.m. PST / 9-12 a.m. EST. Call in the same times usually. For Live Questions or Comments Call 1-888-77-JESSE(5-3773) You can email comments and questions to For more information on getting The Jesse Lee Peterson Show picked up on a station in your local area call Ermias Alemayehu at 1-877-WE ACT77 (932-2877)
  • Seven Signs of the Times

    09/18/2008 3:30:16 AM PDT · by Joya · 28 replies · 377+ views
    Maurice Sklar ^ | Mar 12 2007 | Maurice Sklar
    MAURICE SKLAR MINISTRIES Buy Postage Seven Signs of the Times Maurice Sklar Mar 12 2007 05:21PM 1. The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil “And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.” (Genesis 2:16-17) “And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes...
  • Obama's Naive Berlin Speech (Dennis Prager On How The Left Overlooks Evil Alert)

    07/29/2008 3:14:38 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 6 replies · 229+ views ^ | 7/29/2008 | Dennis Prager
    To better understand Sen. Barack Obama, his speech before 200,000 Germans in Berlin is one good place to start. As we shall see, however, it does not leave one secure as to the senator's understanding of history, of America's role in the world, and what to do about evil, among other important issues. Obama: "At the height of the Cold War, my father decided, like so many others in the forgotten corners of the world, that his yearning -- his dream -- required the freedom and opportunity promised by the West." Promised by the West? Or promised by America? It...
  • Harry Potter: The Archetype of an Abortion Survivor

    09/07/2007 8:16:04 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 40 replies · 850+ views
    Originally published in Catholic Insight December 2003 ^ | September 5, 2007 | Marie Peeters-Ney, MD and Philip G. Ney, M.D., M.A., FRCP(C), FRANZCP, RPsych
    Harry Potter: The Archetype of an Abortion Survivor By Marie Peeters-Ney, MD and Philip G. Ney, M.D., M.A., FRCP(C), FRANZCP, RPsychOriginally published in Catholic Insight December 2003Republished with permission and encouragement of authors One could speak about a worldwide "Harry Potter phenomenon," appearing soon after the Pokemon craze. The object of this discussion is to reflect on the possible reasons for the remarkable popularity of Harry Potter. Can the current craze be only due to good marketing skills? Does this book have exceptional literary value? Could the book be an indicator of a deeper cultural trend?  We wish to hypothesize...
  • Benedict XVI Urges Struggle Against Evil

    08/19/2007 10:18:39 PM PDT · by Coleus · 5 replies · 394+ views
    zenit ^ | 08.19.07
    The peace of Christ is not "the absence of conflict" but the "struggle against evil," Benedict XVI says. The Pope said this today to those gathered at the pontifical residence at Castel Gandolfo to pray the Angelus. He added that being instruments of Christ's peace means "defeating evil with good." Speaking about the words of Jesus from today's Gospel -- "Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division" -- the Holy Father clarified that this saying "means the peace that he came to bring is not synonymous with...
  • The Problem of Evil: Exonerating God - Part I Prefacing the Problem

    02/10/2007 4:24:02 PM PST · by NYer · 31 replies · 429+ views
    No single factor is invoked more often in people turning away from God, or in their failing to believe in Him, than the occurrence --- note that I do not say "existence" --- of evil, especially as it manifests itself in suffering. The occurrence of evil appears incompatible with God, or at least a coherent conception of God as both (and simultaneously) absolutely good and absolutely powerful. That God and evil should coexist appears logically contradictory and ontologically inconsistent. The one is the abrogation of the other. The existence of God, it is argued, precludes the existence of evil and...
  • The Best Are Killed In Every Generation (Dennis Prager On The Righteous Die Too Soon Alert)

    10/10/2006 1:06:04 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 11 replies · 1,176+ views ^ | 10/10/06 | Dennis Prager
    Have you ever heard of Anna Politkovskaya? She was a Russian journalist who regularly reported on Vladimir Putin's undermining of press and other freedoms in Russia. This past weekend she was murdered. If you are debating whether to be optimistic or pessimistic about humanity's future, here is a point to consider: In every generation, especially in the last century, vast numbers of good people -- often the best people -- have been murdered by the worst people. Think about all the decent (and, of course, some indecent) people Stalin murdered among his 20 million to 30 million victims. Think about...
  • Pius Attacked For Not Confronting Evil; Benedict Attacked For Confronting Evil (Hypocrisy Alert)

    09/26/2006 2:43:26 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 31 replies · 815+ views ^ | 09/26/06 | Dennis Prager
    Among the most heated debates of the last 40 years has been the debate over Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust. What did he do when the greatest evil of his day engulfed Christian Europe? Was he "Hitler's Pope," as the name of a widely read book about him charged? Was he too reticent in speaking out against Nazism and the Nazi extermination of Europe's Jews? Was he perhaps even a Nazi sympathizer? Or was he in fact a great friend of Europe's Jews who did whatever he could to save tens of thousands of Jews, especially in Italy, opening...
  • At the 9/11 crossroads--Bush's actions caused more damage--Let us commit to nonviolence

    09/11/2006 3:41:47 PM PDT · by SJackson · 46 replies · 1,131+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 9-11-06
    Editorial: At the 9/11 crossroads A Cap Times editorial, Sept. 11, 2006 Five years ago today, America found itself at a crossroads. The country could respond to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in an opportunistic manner defined by ignorance, raw emotion and political cowardice. Or the country could respond with the seriousness that the incidents of Sept. 11, 2001, demanded. George Bush chose the cavalier course. His refusal to stretch beyond his own weakness has cost the United States and the world dearly. Osama bin Laden and his chief lieutenants remain at large. The...
  • Let's not become confused

    08/02/2006 1:00:53 PM PDT · by SmithL · 3 replies · 435+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 8/2/6 | Nadav Shragai
    Nathan Alterman, who wrote extensively about purity of arms, wondered many years ago what kind of memorial should be erected for three IDF soldiers -- Hanan Samson, Yossi Kaplan and Boaz Sasson -- who fell while pursuing terrorists, because they were reluctant to harm a nursing mother who stood at the entrance to a cave in the Jordan Valley and behind whom the terrorists were hiding. Should it be an ordinary memorial, like those scattered everywhere else in the country in memory of the fallen in Israel's battles, or perhaps a monument in the shape of a woman with a...
  • Thank God For Moral Violence (Dennis Prager On Why The Use Of Force IS Sometimes A Moral Good Alert)

    07/04/2006 1:41:36 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 21 replies · 1,565+ views ^ | 07/04/06 | Dennis Prager
    Let us make war on the phrase "violence doesn't solve anything." It is a lie, and anyone who utters it cannot be taken morally seriously. Take, for example, the American use of violence against the Taliban. Thanks to it, Afghani women may get an education, attend public events without a male escort and otherwise ascend above their prior status as captive animals. Thanks to American violence in Afghanistan, Islamic terror has started to decline in prestige among many Muslims who had previously romanticized it. Though many Muslims still glorify Muslims who blow themselves up in order to murder Jews and...
  • The Silence Of God (God Did Not Build Auschwitz; Man Did. Free Will Alert)

    06/04/2006 11:02:13 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 43 replies · 998+ views ^ | 05/05/06 | Jeff Jacoby
    "Where was God in those days?" asked Pope Benedict XVI as he stood in Auschwitz last week. "Why was he silent? How could he permit this endless slaughter, this triumph of evil?" It is the inevitable question in Auschwitz, that vast factory of death where the Nazis tortured, starved, shot, and gassed to death as many as a million and a half innocent human beings, most of them Jews. "In a place like this, words fail," Benedict said. "In the end, there can be only a dread silence, a silence which itself is a heartfelt cry to God: Why, Lord,...
  • Light Of Christmas, A Symbol Of Good That Conquers Evil

    12/24/2005 7:50:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 2 replies · 430+ views
    LIGHT OF CHRISTMAS, A SYMBOL OF GOOD THAT CONQUERS EVIL VATICAN CITY, DEC 21, 2005 (VIS) - "The light of Christmas" was the theme of Benedict XVI's special catechesis in today's pre-Christmas general audience, which was held in St. Peter's Square in the presence of 15,000 people. "Today's audience is taking place in a climate of joyful and eager expectation as we await the imminent Christmas festivities," said the Pope, adding that many symbols help us to understand the mystery of Christmas, "among them that of the light, which is one of the richest in spiritual significance." He went on:...
  • Did God Whack New Orleans? A Theological Inquiry (Don Feder Alert)

    09/24/2005 3:03:33 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 90 replies · 1,552+ views
    Don ^ | 09/19/05 | Don Feder
    DID GOD WHACK NEW ORLEANS? A THEOLOGICAL INQUIRY By Don Feder Was Katrina a warning - the ultimate wake-up call for a morally somnolent nation? Even religious conservatives are afraid to speculate, so successfully have we been cowed by a culture of disbelief. Regarding the way God works in the world, there are four possibilities: 1. There is no God and everything that happens is the result of the random collision of molecules. 2. There is a God, but he's an absentee landlord. He arranged the world, including nature, as a self-regulating mechanism, then sat back and allowed it to...
  • EWTN Series: Good or Evil, Who Decides?

    09/13/2005 7:15:17 PM PDT · by Coleus · 18 replies · 3,203+ views
    good or evil: who decides?Dr. Raymond DeSouza Who decides what is good or evil? The state? Society? The individual? Join Dr. Raymond De Souza as he teaches about the Natural Law and the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.Contact:Dr. Raymond De Souza PO Box 111 Western Australia 6058 Telephone:[61] 08 9202 1300  Back to Series List