Facebook Censorship — Navigating by Faith

Dude with duct tape


“We all have a conscience and a desire and need for the cleansing of “our consciences.

This was the theme of an article I posted (linked below) on another blog I operate. I went to post the article on Facebook and got this message:

“Your message couldn’t be sent because it includes content that other people on Facebook have reported as abusive.”
Please read the article and let me know what you think about the Facebook message. You don’t have to like the article or agree with any of the ideas, opinions or conclusions that are expressed. In fact, I would like to hear from those who don’t share my perspective of the world. Whether you like the article or not, though, please respond and express your thoughts about the Facebook censorship. Thank you!

Linked article: God is the Fulfillment of the Desires He Built into Us — Navigating by Faith

Should Google Censure the News?

Some of the backlash following the surprise results of the recent presidential election is the focus on the bogus news sites that were ubiquitous on social media during the dreadfully long campaign season. I’ve witnessed many conversations and multiple, people of good faith ask: how do we know when a news source is biased?

The latest thing on social media is the creation of lists of fake news sites for people to avoid. Everyone seems to be eager to jump in as a consultant. LA Times,[1] AOL News,[2] US News & World Report,[3] Snopes,[4] of course, and many, many others. The problem is compounded when the people reporting the list of fake news sites are charged with being misleading.[5]

Even the answer to the question of what news sites to avoid depends on who is answering the question. According to Scott Shackford of, Editor of Reason.com, false news and satirical news sites are one thing, but slanted news sites are another.[6] If the news being reported isn’t false, who’s to say how slanted is “fake”? Continue reading