World Voice Day – Poetry and Prose

For World Voice Day 2014 – a celebration of the voice in all its facets – I’ve recorded some selections of poetry and prose requested by friends. There is some sad stuff, some happy stuff, some inspiring stuff, and some sexually explicit stuff (be warned!) – a whole range. Enjoy! World Voice Day – Poetry [Read More...]

What Do We Mean By “Religion”?: Religions Have No “Heart”

Part of a Series: What Do We Mean By “Religion”? What do we mean by “Religion”? I find that whenever I’m in disagreement – either with a person of faith or with another atheist - it frequently boils down to a disagreement over the meaning of “religion”. Someone will begin with “The problem with religion is X” or [Read More...]

Reclaiming the Language of Values

If progressives are going to gain traction in American politics again, we need to start to reclaim and reshape the language of values, reclaiming words the right has colonized, and rehabilitating those the right has besmirched. That means speaking loudly and unapologetically in the language of morality and values in a consistent and intelligent way. [Read more...]


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