Josiah M. Hesse

sexual abuse

Billy Graham's Grandson Says Protestants Abuse Kids Just Like Catholics

Basyle “Boz” Tchividjian is shining a spotlight on the sexual abuse of children in Protestant churches—a scandal he says may be larger than that of the Catholic church.
Josiah M. Hesse
8.25.17
jesus

Needing Proof to Believe in Jesus Means You Have No Faith

The new film 'The Case for Christ​' presents a half-baked 'investigation' of Jesus's resurrection myth.
Josiah M. Hesse
4.16.17
Film

​Why Are So Many Horror Films Christian Propaganda?

Movies like 'The Conjuring' and 'Ouija' act as mouthpieces for Christianity, and have deeper intentions than just surface-level scares.
Josiah M. Hesse
10.19.16
Stuff

Would Jesus Celebrate Christmas?

Considering that the holiday wasn't even developed until centuries after Jesus's death—and has been protested by Christians as often as atheists—it's difficult to know how J.C. would feel about his birthday bonanza.
Josiah M. Hesse
12.23.15
tech

There Is Now a Brain Implant that Can Control Emotions Wirelessly

But can human beings be trusted to be in complete control over their emotional reality?
Josiah M. Hesse
8.16.15
Stuff

What's Next After the War on Drugs?

It's increasingly popular to argue that America went too far cracking down on drug crimes in the 80s and 90s, but a drug policy symposium in Denver last week suggests we still don't know where to go from here.
Josiah M. Hesse
7.21.15
Stuff

Don't Kill Your Heroes, Don't Even Meet Them

When you meet your heroes, you miss out on the true value of having a hero: the opportunity to learn about yourself.
Josiah M. Hesse
7.12.15
News

​Why Are So Many Mass Shootings Committed by Young White Men?

The tragic mass shooting at an historic black church in Charleston fits an all-too-familiar pattern in modern America where the predominant demographic is prone to violence.
Josiah M. Hesse
6.23.15
News

Will Filming Bad Cops Really Make Them Behave Better?

In Colorado, the state legislature and ACLU chapter have pioneered legislation and new technology to expand citizens' ability to film cops. But will that lead to fewer brutality incidents?
Josiah M. Hesse
6.15.15
tech

What It's Like to be Blind in the Age of the Internet

Technology has been both a help and a massive hindrance to the blind community.
Josiah M. Hesse
5.31.15
News

A Colorado Jury Will Need to Decide if the 'Dark Knight' Shooter Is Insane or Simply Evil

In 2012, James Holmes opened fire in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, killing 12 people. But does he deserve to die?
Josiah M. Hesse
4.28.15
News

Did Denver Police Really Shoot Jessie Hernandez Out of Self-Defense?

Cops initially said the 17-year-old was threatening them with a moving car, but the trajectory of the bullets that killed her raise new questions.
Josiah M. Hesse
3.11.15
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