January 29, 2020

Elections are like tug-of-war: the only way to win is to take hold of the rope and pull. Read more

January 27, 2020

Some existentialists feel despair over the dearth of meaning, but life can be fun even without transcendental purpose. Read more

January 24, 2020

I saw Hadestown on Broadway last weekend, and it instantly became one of my favorite musicals. It’s going on a national tour, so see it if you can! The play is a modern retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in an unnamed American town during a Great Depression-like era. Hades is a titan of industry who owns a dystopian factory town, and Persephone is a goddess of spring (and, like Dionysus, of good times and alcohol)…. Read more

January 24, 2020

When her best friend has a medical emergency, Rae is forced to do the one thing she promised herself she would never do. Read more

January 22, 2020

Evangelical Christians preach personal responsibility, but they’re unwilling to practice it. Read more

January 20, 2020

There’s no way for logic to prove that one religion is fake while another is true. Read more

January 17, 2020

Rae must risk her life for the sake of a despised coworker. Read more

January 15, 2020

The only fatal error in religion is putting your beliefs to an unambiguous test. Read more

January 13, 2020

In violation of the separation of church and state, American tax dollars are funneled to fundamentalist private schools teaching crackpot absurdities Read more

January 10, 2020

Rae’s search for a vanished friend leads to a cryptic clue. Read more

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