In his eulogy for Henry Thoreau in May 1862, Emerson quotes his friend as saying: “Nothing is so much to […]
Tag Archive for ‘Atheism’
How people face tragedy says so much about how they were raised and taught what faith means and how to […]
Requiem for the Gods
With all due respect to those who honor, reverence and worship a god or gods/goddesses, I think it’s important now […]
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 […]
Please Support My Work
I’ll post this now and then. I’m not paid for most of my teaching and writing (and just got the […]
Wonders and Illusions
After hearing an interview with Matthew Tompkins, I’ve been enjoying his book, The Spectacle of Illusion. As an experimental psychologist […]
When Reason is Not Enough
Here we are in the Age of UN-Reason. (call it nuts, crazy, wacky, weird or downright dangerous, we live in […]
Is Atheism a Religion?
Spoiler alert: No. Ok, next time someone says atheism is a religion, here’s a good response from Susan Jacoby (Strange […]
What is Sacred Art?
Today I received a new copy of Huston Smith’s classic, The Illustrated World’s Religions. Must have left my old copy […]