July 27, 2018

Why devotion to your wife is a character flaw. Read more

July 25, 2018

Back in the 60s, the Mothman tale was unstoppable precisely because it was silly. Read more

July 23, 2018

They’re secularizing just like everyone else. Read more

July 20, 2018

For a book written by a woman, The Fountainhead has a surprisingly grim moral for what women should aspire to. Read more

July 18, 2018

By James A. Haught I’m quite aware that my turn is approaching. The realization hovers in my mind like a frequent companion. My first wife died ten years ago. Dozens, hundreds, of my longtime friends and colleagues likewise came to the end of their journeys. They number so many that I keep a “Gone” list in my computer to help me remember them all. Before long, it will be my turn to join the list. I’m 86 and still work…. Read more

July 16, 2018

New Zealand’s new prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, is emblematic of the rising generation of progressives that’s going to run the world. Read more

July 15, 2018

I posted this original super-short story on Twitter a few weeks ago, but I don’t think I ever reposted it here. So, enjoy… Read more

July 13, 2018

Suburban sprawl and the real costs of commuting. Read more

July 11, 2018

By James A. Haught Young seekers of truth go through a phase of wondering whether life has any discernible meaning. Why are we here? Why does the universe exist? Is there a purpose to it all? This is the ultimate question, overarching all others. The seekers usually plunge into philosophy, and spend years sweating over “being” and “essence” – and quibbling over how the mind obtains knowledge – and how we determine reality – and how language shapes our comprehension…. Read more

July 11, 2018

Hey all, Today I’m announcing a change to my post schedule, for reasons I’ll explain. I’m cutting back on blogging for a while, from three posts a week to two, to devote my time to another project. But never fear, Daylight Atheism isn’t going to be idle. At the same time I reluctantly reached this decision, I got an e-mail from Dale McGowan, our redoubtable editor here at Patheos, with an intriguing offer from someone who was interested in coming… Read more

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