– OR – Why this Atheist Loves the Christmas Eve Message from Apollo 8 We know of many religions which have ceased to be active… like extinct volcanoes. The Greek myths of today were originally the Greek religion and had temples and priests and inquisitions no doubt… The world is full of dead religions, and Read More …
Coming of Age in the Space Age
The first of two posts commemorating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
Dogs, Eclipses, and How to See Reality
Reflections on a summer of both wonder and discontent.
The Cultishness of Trump’s Following
This post spontaneously poured out of me on the day before the election of 2016. Read it at the Huffington Post. Share this:
Occam’s Butter Knife: Reflections on My Conversation with Drew Marshall
I’ve admired Drew Marshall ever since I first learned of him and his crisis of faith in 2010. What he did back then took a lot of courage. After many years of immersion in religion, it’s not easy to discover there’s something seriously wrong with it — the logical contradictions, the hypocrisy, the unanswered prayers, Read More …