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A Christian cross grave headstone stands in the graveyard of St Eval Norman medieval church in St Eval, Wadebridge, U.K. on July 4th, 2022. (File photo credit: Daniel Bond via Shutterstock)

Ask Dr. E: Is agnosticism more honest than Christian faith?

Higher Ground is there for you if you're seeking guidance in today's changing world. Everett Piper, a Ph.D. and a former university president and radio host, is writing an advice column for The Times, and he wants to hear from you. If you have any moral or ethical questions for which you'd like an answer, please email, and he may include it in the column.

Base renaming absurd

I find it disgraceful that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has the audacity to rename Army forts, especially Fort Bragg, in an attempt to placate those who think the removal of Confederate names will somehow provide racial healing ("'To me, it's still going to be Fort Bragg': Name change for iconic Army base touches a nerve," web, June 1).

Remember civilians, too

On Tuesday, we honored those fearless American, English, Canadian and other Allied soldiers and sailors who took part in the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Natural disasters not on uptick

Your June 6 front-page article "Neighbor, you're on your own," about the insurance industry abandoning some states, contains the following excerpt: "The insurance industry is being socked by a triple whammy of natural disasters, likely fueled by climate change ..."

In this photo provided by Robin Silver, a feral bull is seen along the Gila River in the Gila Wilderness in southwestern New Mexico, on July 25, 2020. U.S. forest managers in New Mexico are moving ahead with plans to kill feral cattle that they say have become a threat to public safety and natural resources in the nation's first designated wilderness, setting the stage for more legal challenges over how to handle wayward livestock as drought maintains its grip on the West. (©Robin Silver/Center for Biological Diversity via AP) ** FILE **

Sacrificing food to the false climate change god

- The Washington Times

The Department of Agriculture in Ireland is mulling the killing of 65,000 cows per year for the next three years as a means of reducing the country's total dairy herd by 10% and helping achieve a 51% reduction in climate polluting emissions by 2030. Well that seems sane.