Monthly Archives: March 2011

Today’s Sunday School Question

“If working tirelessly to aid refugees, feed the starving, house the homeless, prevent disease, spread literacy, cure cancer, and end war are morally good, then why doesn’t God do any of them?” If ignoring human suffering, tolerating child abuse, being … Continue reading

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Fester does a dance…

A dance of celebration! I got the news today that I’m being offered a “Temporary Office Assistant” position at BMCC. After three months I’ll be appointed “Provisional Office Assistant”. After I pass the Civil Service Exam (which hasn’t been offered … Continue reading

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Imagine a perfectly spherical sacred cow… : Pharyngula

“The BBC is reporting the imminent extinction of religion.” PZ Myers’ take on the following blog entry…. Imagine a perfectly spherical sacred cow… : Pharyngula.

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BBC News – Religion may become extinct in nine nations, study says

It’s a start! LOL! BBC News – Religion may become extinct in nine nations, study says.

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Remembering People – Remembering Me

I’ve been thinking lately – which not a few of my friends will tell you is not always a good thing, nor which I shall claim as an always profitable pastime – but I’ve been thinking lately about how people … Continue reading

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Sam Harris: The Moral Landscape

Sam Harris – author of The Moral Landscape – gave a lecture at the Center for Inquiry here in New York last October. His extremely controversial thesis is that science is capable of defining absolute morality – an activity previously … Continue reading

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Ruminations on a promise to Grandma

After a hiatus of some twenty years, it seems that death has come to visit more and more of my friends and acquaintances. And I don’t much like it. I’m starting now in my late 50’s to understand what my … Continue reading

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