Donald R Barbera's Blog – June 2011 Archive (4)

Ignorance Knows No Limits

Despite being 11 years into the 21st century, in the United States the train of ignorance rolls on and shows no signs of slowing down. Before, I start in on this rant (yes, it is a rant) I must admit that I am highly disgusted by the colossal amount of misinformation the black church passes along. I am incensed by the ignorance it encourages and more importantly, I am frightened by the amount of, what else can I call it, bullshit the community actually…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on June 24, 2011 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Reduction in Force

Rummaging through my reconstructed disk drive I found a bunch of stuff I thought lost forever. I got it all back and then some. I won't linger. Here's a poem I wrote in 1999. Nuff said.

 

Reduction in Force

Donald R Barbera, 1999

Your attendance has been abysmal. Your attitude leaves a lot to be desired.

Your work habits have been at best inept. You’re lucky  you…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on June 21, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Spiritual Warfare? You Know not What You Say!

Christian belief in spiritual warfare obliterates the concept of an all-powerful God by implying the possibility of loss; otherwise omnipotence renders the idea of a protracted battle moot. The insistence upon supernatural warfare is not only improbable, but taken to its literal conclusion raises embarrassing questions about the nature of the opponent in the invisible war of good and evil.



Spiritual warfare at once puts Satan on equal footing with God otherwise it could not exist… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on June 19, 2011 at 10:46pm — 1 Comment

A Majority of Christians Know Little About Their Religion

My alternate title for this piece was "You Don't Know Jack," but it would be such a reach, so, I said it plainly. Occasionally, a Christian or two chooses to debate me about the Bible and of course I leave them asking themselves why they chose me to debate. It is not that I am a great debater, rather, it is that they know so little about the Bible. As long as we speak of the Bible itself as far as content, they manage to hang in until the discrepancies, autocratic behaviors, sexism…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on June 19, 2011 at 8:46am — 7 Comments

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