So Many Gods, So Little Time.

The widespread agreement between nonbelievers and believers about thousands of gods in remarkable.   That is, of the 2,000 some gods that are believed to have been worshipped during the history of humankind, Christians and nonbelievers agree that 99.999 per cent of them were mere figments of human imagination.  It’s just one that believers insist is real and…
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Will I Be Allowed To Die?

No doubt we have all wondered about our own deaths.  It’s not a morbid thought, it’s practical.   That’s why we are advised to have these “do not resuscitate” thingies in our records.   When I read statements by clergy officials about the “moral issues surrounding”  death, I become worried about the politics of death.  Technology is altering things.  New…
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Who’s Number One In Religion?

The National Basketball Association Finals are over.  In sports, people are always laboring over how to determine number one.   In religion, many faiths claim they are the only true one.  Even within faiths, many claim only their particular branch can claim the truth.  Yet, no one claims to have a “system” or “process” to determine…
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Road Closed: Intellectual Paths That Are Blocked.

Many times here posters, whom I like and appreciate, discuss my soul and the souls of others like me.  I appreciate hearing these perspectives.  It turns out I have no ability to follow their suggustions.   My intellecual path is blocked. Let’s say a  magician shows you a long box, you can see it is empty.  He directs a beautiful young lady to lay down in the…
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Academic Freedon, Tenure And Religion

There are views being exchanged these days in a publication called The Chronicle of Higher Education about how much freedom professors should have to express their views. It has long been conventional wisdom among conservative people universities are filled with liberal advocacy. A religiously conservative attorney has been advocating in debates there should be some limits on…
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