Creationism vs. Evolution- The Great Debate

Tuesday, February 4, 2012, Ken Ham, the founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis and founder of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, met Bill Nye “the Science Guy” of television fame for a lively debate about the origins of the universe.

Women Deserve Better

When a man steels to satisfy hunger, we many safely conclude that there is something wrong in society– so when a woman destroys the life of her unborn child, it is an evidence that either by education or circumstances she has been greatly wronged.

What is This About, Really?

This Friday on Pat Campbell’s Radio show, Dr. Piper and Pat discuss the recent firing of a Catholic school’s gay Vice Principle who recently married his partner in Seattle, and what the implications are for our culture. Is this really about love, sex, tolerance or marriage? Or is this about power?

Will Viewers Still Flock To A&E?

This week, Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Robertson family and the head of the Duck Dynasty was interviewed by Drew Magary for an article in GQ. When he was asked about his faith and his world view, Phil answered honestly, and his honest answers have resulted in him being suspended from a&e’s television show Duck Dynasty.

The Latest of the Healthcare Debate

Where do you fall in the debate over the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare? Opinions and disputes over the law have been continuously in the news, a trend that will most likely continue for some time. Jonathan Adler, a law professor at Case Western Reserve University, predicts that the act will be the subject of lawsuits for many years to come.

The Supreme Court Accepted Appeal to Review ACA

“The first amendment guarantees that the government cannot establish or prohibit the free expression of religion in the United States. Surely we all understand that our views on sexual morality and the use of contraception are informed by our religion. Surely we all agree that the government has no place and no authority in our bedrooms or our sanctuaries,” said Dr. Everett Piper, OKWU President.

Reading and Math Scores ‘Have Remained Stagnant’ Since 1970

In the United States, seventeen year olds have not shown improvement in reading and mathematics since 1970. Why has there been no improvement, even though the spending on education has dramatically increased? Brandon Dutcher, with the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, discusses this problem and proposes a solution.

The Intolerability of Tolerance

Post-modernity’s elevation of tolerance as our highest virtue is really not all that flattering. Love elevates all human beings. It demands that we consider others “better than ourselves.” Tolerance diminishes people as mere objects of sympathy. Where love is selfless, tolerance is often condescending.