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July 09, 2021
Commonwealth, III.IV: “The World As It Could Be”
Rae and the Pacific Republic face the question of whether humanity wants to be saved.
July 07, 2021
Canada’s Churches Are Burning
As more children's graves are discovered at Indian residential schools, churches have burned and the...
July 05, 2021
It’s a Crime to Trust God
By James A. Haught Fundamentalists and Republicans who dominate Mississippi put "In God We Trust"...
July 02, 2021
Commonwealth, III.III: Flaming Sword
The Pacific Republic sends a message.
June 30, 2021
Book Review: Caste
A powerful lens through which to understand racism in America, highlighting its similarities to other...
June 28, 2021
Handmaid Danger Fading
By James A. Haught The Handmaid's Tale - a grotesque novel about a fundamentalist takeover...
June 25, 2021
Commonwealth, III.II: Parable of the Baboons
Culture versus genes, and the proper place for aggression in a peaceful society.
June 23, 2021
America’s Red-Blue Vaccine Divide
U.S. vaccination rates map almost perfectly to voting histories, and the divide is getting wider.
June 21, 2021
Many, Many, Many Gods
By Jim Haught "Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, yet he...
June 18, 2021
Commonwealth, III.I: The Owl
The Pacific Republic prepares for war.
June 16, 2021
It’s Not Anti-Semitic to Criticize Israel
Anti-Semitism is real and serious, but the charge shouldn't be wielded to shut down any...
June 14, 2021
Majesty of the Mountains
Even if you've lived all your life in West Virginia, the immensity of the mountains...
June 11, 2021
Commonwealth, Interlude: Protestant Work Ethic
An excerpt from "Protestant Work Ethic: How the U.S.' Atomistic Social Ideology Perpetuates Working-Class Poverty,...
June 09, 2021
The Kamloops School: Christianity’s Cultural Genocide
In the name of Christianity, Canada's residential schools committed a catalog of atrocities against native...
June 07, 2021
Islamic Belief in the Messiah
By James A. Haught Here's an odd twist of religion: Multitudes of Muslims believe that...
June 04, 2021
Commonwealth, II.XLIV: Solution Space
Rae and the Pacific Republic make their choice.
June 02, 2021
Green Energy Makes Civilization Resilient
Green energy will make civilization more resilient, and fiction and popular imagination hasn't caught up...
May 31, 2021
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May 28, 2021
Commonwealth, II.XLIII: Circle of Control
Rae has one more score to settle with Will Anton.
May 26, 2021
Why I Support Ranked-Choice Voting
New York City's adoption of RCV paves the way to fix a fundamental flaw in...
May 24, 2021
Recovering a Lost Treasure
By James A. Haught Ancient Greece, birthplace of Western civilization, was contradictory. It produced the...
May 21, 2021
Commonwealth, II.XLII: The Democritean Dance
The Pacific Republic treats death with reverent simplicity, rather than capitalist ostentation or religious denial.
May 19, 2021
Abortion Funds Are Vital Infrastructure
[This is a guest post from my wife Elizabeth. Check out her podcast at Feminist...
May 17, 2021
Science’s Future Is Glorious; Religion – Why Bother?
By James A. Haught In an 1820 letter to Portuguese scholar Correa de Serra, Thomas...
May 14, 2021
Commonwealth, II.XLI: The Comfort of Insignificance
Voting begins, as the Pacific Republic decides whether to save the world or leave it...
May 12, 2021
No Redemption for the Warmonger George W. Bush
George W. Bush doesn't deserve forgiveness for his disastrous presidency even if he does criticize...
May 10, 2021
Carl Sagan: Brilliant Skeptic
By James A. Haught Astronomer Carl Sagan wrote a blunt attack on all forms of...
May 07, 2021
Commonwealth, II.XL: Orion’s Belt
Rae reconciles with Will Anton.
May 05, 2021
When Religious Rituals Turn Deadly
If the people who attended these festivals were obeying the will of God, as they...
May 03, 2021
Why Would God Drown Children?
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