September 21, 2020

How can churchgoers pray to a heavenly father with a scripture record of ferocious murder? Read more

September 19, 2020

We’re all feeling sad and dispirited today. You know why. If anyone needs to get it off their chest, or to talk about anything else that will lift everyone’s spirits, here’s an open thread for chat. Read more

September 18, 2020

Rae finds her new home in the Pacific Republic. Read more

September 16, 2020

There’s no such thing as a risk-free choice in life, only the choice of which risks you want to take. That’s never been more vividly true than it is now. Read more

September 14, 2020

Religion is fading more quickly in the United States than in any other nation. Read more

September 11, 2020

In the Pacific Republic, humanity’s collective brainpower is put to use rather than being squandered on brute survival. Read more

September 9, 2020

“Trad” Catholics claim the church can be revitalized if we bring back the Latin Mass, end women’s suffrage, and abolish democracy. Read more

September 7, 2020

By James A. Haught Sometimes it seems like we live in a huge loony bin where things make no sense. How could the world’s richest, strongest nation give its highest office to a crude, vulgar, shallow, petty, self-worshiping, obnoxious, racist schmuck? How can Donald Trump draw so much political support? Is it raw racism – widespread approval of his attacks on blacks, Muslims and Hispanics? Does any other explanation work? During the 2016 GOP primary, fellow Republicans said: “Donald Trump… Read more

September 4, 2020

How to balance means and ends, and match people to jobs that need doing, in a socialist society that isn’t driven by money. Read more

September 2, 2020

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds – but America’s founders never reckoned with the possibility of a president deliberately trying to wreck the Post Office. Read more

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