Archives for September 4, 2011

Earthman’s Journey – Part 1 (of 8)

[ Part 1 — 2 — 3 — 4 — 5 — 6 – 7 — 8 ]   Somewhere above all this, all the roiling newness of the growing atheist and progressive community, there’s an overview. I’ve tried very hard to see it. It may be that there are plenty of people smarter than me, more educated, innately broader of understanding, who already know what it is we’re all working towards. But I have yet to read their books or hear their talks. I look out and see ... pieces. A chopped salad of efforts and understanding that f … [Read more...]

Don’t know Cuttlefish? You don’t know jack.

Imagine there was once this vital, energetic MAGICAL artform. Something alive and delightful, something that would make you laugh, make you cry, make you think, give you rare insights, make you smarter and better, make you love each other more. And imagine that you know it once existed, but you don't think it does anymore because the only examples you've ever seen of it were on dusty shelves in the library — dead-boring collections that nobody ever picks up except dry old maids and bookish, a … [Read more...]

12 Things You Can’t Learn in Church

In no particular order:1. You have to think for yourself. Nothing is beyond question. … [Read more...]