Teach me, Professor Harvey

The lessons from this latest hurricane, for those who want to learn, are many. Teach me, Professor Harvey…and the good people of Texas. I’m listening. DON’T PREJUDGE This lesson is one of the… Continue reading

Want to join the circus?

“The idea of a loving God is incompatible with the idea of a god that’s going to send [people] to hell if they fail to jump through just the right hoops in just… Continue reading

The meme is the message

I could probably keep a separate blog going just responding to mindless memes. Here’s another one in my Facebook face recently. Let’s break it down line by line. TRUMP SUPPORTERS. First of all,… Continue reading

The inconsistent atheist

Two questions: Have you recently judged someone, a group of someones, or a particular behavior as morally wrong? Does God exist? If you answered ‘Yes’ to the first question and ‘No’ to the… Continue reading

Let’s all watch these laughing babies

Well, I was planning to write something on the Charlottesville incident and the fallout afterward, but anything I would have said you’ve probably already heard or read said. Plus, I’m reminded of that… Continue reading

Spoiled, misbehaving, demanding children

Most of us know that if you don’t discipline a child, if you allow her to do and get whatever she wants, you’ll have a selfish, misbehaving, spoiled brat on your hands. Think… Continue reading

For the love of bugs

I have an objection to Christianity that I’ve never heard any atheist voice. And I think I know why. Here it is: If the Christian God is so great…knows everything about everything and… Continue reading

I’m comfortable with that

I’ve heard people dismiss a discussion on spiritual things by asserting that they’re “comfortable” with their religious beliefs. Which is fine, unless that is the primary basis for them. In other words…truth is… Continue reading

No more excursions for this concern

As the saying goes, you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family. For better or worse, you’re stuck with them that are stuck with you…that blood that’s thicker than water… Continue reading

Faith plus works or faith that works?

Picture this: You’re standing before the throne of God as his mighty right-hand angel retrieves your record of deeds from the database. Between you and God is a holographic screen upon which scenes… Continue reading