I was an “Interfaith” chaplain for many years. My wife was the director of an “Interfaith” council. Now, that word […]
Skepticism, Intuition and Horseshit Detection Intuition: “the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning” (New Oxford […]
Curious Computer Bug
Heard a strange clicking on my printer this afternoon. Thought my wife was about to print something. It kept clicking. […]
Is Truth True?
Is it True the Truth Will Set Us Free? Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the world famous oceanographer, Jacques Cousteau, has […]
Honest Search for Truth?
This thought has been firing the synapses in my head the last few days: So much religious faith begins (and […]
Autumn wants to be Winter
This afternoon’s Wintry sky. . .with reflections in the pond preparing for ice.
Born on Christmas!
We all know WHO was born on Christmas Day, don’t we? But … you know that HE wasn’t born on […]
BOOK Your Holidays!
Ok, I’m trying to “hook” you with a catchy title here, but I’m hooked on books myself, reading, writing and […]
December 2, 1859
This is a day we all should remember the execution of a tragic character in history, a failed leader, a […]
Well, yes, I suppose that Freethinkers DO party now and then … but this piece by E.J. Dionne in the […]
There are times I miss living on the West Coast. Pacific Ocean, Redwoods and Sequoias, Sierra Mountains, and acres of […]
Radicals and Reformers
Every significant cultural, political or religious innovation has been fired up by them. In fact, every religion was founded by […]