I found this article on “Election Deniers” (WaPo) both encouraging and discouraging. You might note, as I did, the similarities to […]
Tag Archive for ‘freethought’
Baldwin on Education and Freethought
The more I read James Baldwin, the more I sense he had his finger on the national and human pulse. […]
Which Flag, Jesus?
Some seem to think they “own” the flag. Just as some think they “own” Jesus. Where would Jesus go to […]
This may come as a shock to some readers, but ’tis the season for honesty, isn’t it? (that’s a very […]
This website reached 50,000 views today. I’m aware this doesn’t mean there have been that many actual “visitors.” That […]
Above the Tempest
Can we get beyond or above the “clash of opinions” in politics (or religion)? In 1821, a young woman from […]
One of the most delightful shows on the tube these days is “Young Sheldon.” Brilliant little guy (“mighty little man,” […]
Wright is Wrong!
Or is she? I’m talking about Frances Wright, 19th Century Scottish-American social reformer who flung her freethinking in the face […]
Grown-up Christians and Atheists
This essay was just published on Patheos. Mature Christians and Grown-Up Atheists Your thoughts?
Ingersoll’s Religion of Reason
In this short “meditation” published in the North American Review, I highlight Robert Green Ingersoll’s sensible suggestions for The Church of […]
In Fearful Times. . .
I wrote this for my weekly column, but decided to post it here for, perhaps, wider reading. Fear, Faith and Freethinking […]
What a ‘Christian Country’ Might Look Like
Next time you hear someone, anyone, assert that America is or should be a “Christian Nation,” I offer these thoughts […]