On my mind. . . Who defines these things, like secular, freethought, humanism, atheism? Some might question my definitions, but […]
A-faith, not Anti-faith
At times I can be very critical toward religious faith. I am not shy calling out Nonsense dressed as Religion […]
Act as if there were No God
Here’s a sneak peek at this weekend’s “Highland Views” column: “When to Act as if There Were No God” Stories […]
Freed from a Creed
Can We Be Freed from a Need for a Creed? Growing up in a small Presbyterian church north of Seattle, […]
Way of Wonder
Today’s column on the fragile things, like us, that may be stronger (and more wonderful) than we realize: Wasps, Willows, […]
Big Brother or Big Sister?
I guess a lot of us need a Big Sister or Brother. Maybe we need a Strict Parent, at least […]
Great Book Review!
So much appreciate this wonderful review on Patheos! Friendly Freethinker – Book Review “I whole-heartedly recommend Friendly Freethinker to anyone […]
If Death is the End
Preparing to teach the final session of my Emerson class, I came across this line from his biographer, Robert Richardson: […]
No Need to Kill
A lot to say about this, but after the last police shooting, and then another, and another. . .I feel […]
New Book Series!
The pandemic year hasn’t been all doom, gloom and hide in the room. Stepping back a little from being “out […]
This seems to have a timeless wisdom, wouldn’t you say? “The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and […]
Came across this quote on free speech. Good to remember the wisdom: “The marketplace of ideas holds that the truth […]