This Opinion piece was published in our local paper today: On True Religious Freedom At times I can’t resist responding […]
Archive for January 2020
I Believe that Believing Ruins Religion
Am I wrong about that? “What has occurred over and over through history? That person emerges from their “wild experience” […]
My Column (Sneak Preview)
Coming this Saturday in the Citizen-Times … “A Non-Believer’s Open Letter to God” Why on earth (or anywhere else) would […]
The Mind Has Mountains
Woke up to 22 degrees and light, silent snow. Living beauty in the mountains. “Wild air, world-mothering air, Nestling me […]
Don’t Take My Word
Listening to an episode of the Ridiculous History podcast this morning, one of the hosts said, “Don’t take my word […]
So, now that the Impeached-in-Chief has magically allowed more magic in schools (students are now free to pray? What a […]
Do Atheists have anything in Common with Believers?
My latest thoughts on these things that agitate … mostly in a good way … What Atheists Have in Common […]
This essay on the joys and jocularity during seminary years was just posted on Rational Doubt (Patheos). Memories of Mischief […]
Playing for Change!
Tired of politics, lies, bad news, fake news … ? Treat yourself to this video from a wonderful production, Playing […]
What Do Atheists Want?
(short answer: Heck if I know, there are so many kinds!) Ignorance seems contagious, doesn’t it? Currently here in “God’s […]
New Religion of Fred?
Fresh off the press: my new column on a new religion for the new year … A New Religion in […]
Trails of Trees, Time and Tears
We “nested” in a no-wifi cabin over the New Year. Situated above the confluence/convergence of two singing mountain streams, […]