For the sake of Iron Age Fairy Tales

The scale of our arrogance AND ignorance is staggering when you just look up and contemplate our minuscule part in the vast cosmos. We really need to get over ourselves and just deal with the problems that threaten our wellbeing as one species amongst millions of species on this tiny spinning rock in space. We need to do much better. quote image: faith v reality … Continue reading For the sake of Iron Age Fairy Tales

Believing in Evolution – Unexpected Bedfellows

DailyRandomShit for 2016-05-06 When this video came across my social feed I was pretty amazed. It was posted by a number of Christians as a proof against Evolution. Wow, it’s very refreshing to see Evangelical Christians promoting and agreeing with a Muslim. As for “disproving” evolution, the video producer makes several common mistakes such as proposing that humans came from primates or that it isn’t … Continue reading Believing in Evolution – Unexpected Bedfellows

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 10: Dear Mr. Atheist, Part 1 (IBF 20)

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 10: Dear Mr. Atheist, Part 1 (IBF 20). Religion and politics on the Internet, what could go wrong? My initial thought about the “Dear Mr. Atheist” viral video. Please check out the LetUsExplain response video. They do a great job addressing Joshua Feuerstein’s points (with a sense of humor, too) (IBF 20) MP3 Version iTunes Subscription Via Email RSS Reader Additional JBB’s … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 10: Dear Mr. Atheist, Part 1 (IBF 20)

In Bad Faith, Part 2: Born this Way? or This is Your Brain on God

As a college freshman at Loyola Marymount University I recognized that there had to be at least some psychological aspect to things like Speaking in Tongues (Glossolalia) and didn’t feel that that diminished the “God” part of the behavior at all. In Bad Faith, Part 2: Born this Way? or This is Your Brain on God I don’t think that I ever shared these thoughts … Continue reading In Bad Faith, Part 2: Born this Way? or This is Your Brain on God

BAD09: CNN Says “Bloggers unite on climate change”

Follow-up note on Thursday’s “Blog Action Day 09,” CNN.com reported, “The scale of involvement in the day has been impressive. So far, over 8,000 blogs have registered in 144 countries and organizers predict that there will be around 15 million readers.” BAD ’09 organizer, Robin Beck, stated in a follow-up email, “We hit 31,000 total trackable blog posts, and our current estimate is that together … Continue reading BAD09: CNN Says “Bloggers unite on climate change”

BAD09: Is It Getting Hot In Here?

I recently heard that a government representative in DC wanted to call together the whole scientific community in order to determine once and for all whether human activity had any bearing on climate change. That the man feels the need to do this would indicate that he feels that there is some question as to whether what we are doing to the planet is having … Continue reading BAD09: Is It Getting Hot In Here?