Northern Express - Other Opinions <![CDATA[A Local Pastor and a Local Atheist Debate Does Religion Solve the Mystery of Life After Death? - ]]> Theist or non-theist, every person fears death; those who don’t live in denial. We are hard-wired for self-preservation. Death is our mortal enemy. While the pain of life may become too great and death becomes a welcome friend, we will, yet, have lived striving to avoid death and died fearing we have nothing to show for it.]]> <![CDATA[A Stadium, A Community - ]]> <![CDATA[If We Build Them... - ]]> <![CDATA[In The Basket - ]]> <![CDATA[Speaking Of Speech And Forgetting The Unforgettable - ]]> <![CDATA[Rising Tides - ]]> <![CDATA[What Your Political Lawn Sign Says About You - ]]> In many ways, yard signs are the only honest weapons candidates have during their campaigns. If you see a yard sign, three things happen. First, you now know a name that will be on the ballot (which comes in handy when you show up the voting booth with no idea for whom to vote.]]> <![CDATA[Land Deals And School Buses: Proceed With Caution - ]]> <![CDATA[Save the Children - ]]> <![CDATA[The Fraud Of Voter Fraud - ]]> <![CDATA[Power And Arrogance - ]]> <![CDATA[Crossed: A Local Pastor and a Local Atheist Debate Moral Authority – The Word of God or Legal Statute? - ]]> The traditionalist reserves the lifeboat for women and children first (a thought that would chafe my daughter). The evolutionist chooses the strongest. Survival of the fittest! The pragmatist searches for flotsam for the odd person out. The egalitarian has everyone take a turn swimming beside the boat.]]> <![CDATA[The Bug And The Elephant - ]]> <![CDATA[Homeless Are Easy Targets - ]]> <![CDATA[Save Our Downtown’s Charter Amendment Is Bad Government - ]]> <![CDATA[County Woes And City Votes - ]]> <![CDATA[Is Turkey A Friend? - ]]> <![CDATA[The Least Candidate - ]]> <![CDATA[Elections And Conventions - ]]> <![CDATA[The Parking Windfall - ]]>