This Opinion piece was published in our local paper today: On True Religious Freedom At times I can’t resist responding […]
Tag Archive for ‘freethought’
My Column (Sneak Preview)
Coming this Saturday in the Citizen-Times … “A Non-Believer’s Open Letter to God” Why on earth (or anywhere else) would […]
The Mind Has Mountains
Woke up to 22 degrees and light, silent snow. Living beauty in the mountains. “Wild air, world-mothering air, Nestling me […]
Whether you’re exchanging gifts in honor of ancient stories, or not really “doing the holidays,” here are some unwrapped presents […]
Freedom for All?
I think it’s good and wise to be aware of the Christian Nationalists and their insidious schemes to re-make America […]
Life Now–Not When
My friend Jim Gronvold has published a string or strand or stream of books full of something we call “poems,” […]
Lord of the Nation?
Teaching a class on Thomas Paine “in our age of un-reason” I came across this quote from the United States […]
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 […]