Berkeley Protest

“Leftist Anarchy, not Fascism, is the Real Threat to Democracy” (The American Spectator)

At this moment, I am on assignment in Europe, a continent that, like America, seems more screwed-up with every visit. To escape the insanity that threatens to engulf us all, this morning I decided to work remotely from a small French town. Hammering away on my laptop, I sat down to enjoy a nice breakfast … Read more

Larry Taunton in the doorway of a ruin

Hiding Places: Secrets the Walls Tell

You’ve heard the saying, “If walls could talk.” It is a sentence fragment, an incomplete thought, a fill-in-the-blank. Perhaps it should be written like this—“If walls could talk…?”—since it is an implied question. Traveling extensively in some of Europe’s ancient cities, this unspoken question—what would they, i.e., the walls, say?—has come to mind many times. … Read more

The World Through Stained Glass Windows

On September 7, 2010, Fixed Point Foundation sponsored its eighth major debate and our third in Birmingham, Alabama.  The participants on this occasion were Dr. David Berlinski and Christopher Hitchens.  The topic of the debate was this:  Is a purely secular society preferable to a religious one? Berlinski, an agnostic, mathematician, and author, was to take the position … Read more

The Problem of Suffering

These days, the resources produced by Fixed Point Foundation are literally being used all over the world…   A businessman in Berlin, Germany listening to a Latimer House Luncheon he downloaded from iTunes; atheist groups in Australia and the United States sponsoring public viewings of our films (no kidding); a church in Edinburgh, Scotland hosting … Read more