Teaching a class on Thomas Paine “in our age of un-reason” I came across this quote from the United States […]
Tag Archive for ‘freethought’
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 […]
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 […]
Paine Management for Believers and Non-Believers
As I’m about to teach a six-week class on a forgotten freethinking founder of America, it becomes clearer to me […]
A Closer Look at the Lord’s Prayer
This week’s column takes a closer, rational, line-by-line look at the so-called Lord’s Prayer or “Our Father.” Many of us […]
What’s in the Backpack?
I wonder how many people are aware of the deceptive way some evangelical churches are sneaking their gospel goodies into […]
Here we are again, discussing something that “gets my goat,” milks my goat and makes goat cheese … or […]
A fascinating “Hidden Brain” podcast with obvious parallels to religious belief: Facts Aren’t Enough: The Psychology of False Beliefs (NPR)
Room for Shrooms
Countless varieties of these little things pushing their way up and out. What is hidden will be revealed, perhaps.