One of the favorite markers of the passage into spring … The fuzzbuzzers are back!
Faith in Nature?
What does it mean to have faith in nature? This is not about worship or a “religion of nature.”
You-Foes or UFOs?
As a teen I was nearly obsessed with UFOs. I saw strange objects in the sky and just knew those […]
As I am preparing to teach a class on Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of those major thinkers I’ve admired for […]
I was going to call this my “Thought of the Day,” but it’s really something I’ve thought about for a […]
A walk on the first day of Spring. Dark forest. Sun cuts through the sheltering trees to illumine wild daffodils. […]
My Address is a River
The new edition of My Address is a River, first published in 2010, is now available in paperback and ebook! […]
New Book for Freethinkers!
I’m pleased to announce the publication of my new book Friendly Freethinker This is a fine collection of fifty (50!) […]
This week’s column connects the storyline from the new film, Nomadland with my work among the “nomads” in our urban […]
Physics and Phaith
Lightspeed, multi-verses and other mind-blowing concepts meet religious faith. A scientist (who says she’s a believer) takes another look at […]
Today’s column borrows a story from the ancient scripture, The Bhagavad Gita, to address a serious contemporary problem. Can We […]
“You hurt my feelings … you should go to prison!” “You insulted my religion … and if we can’t silence […]