Today was a very sad day for me.

I feel a little guilty for publishing this message, because I have been sad on so few occasions in my long life, I shouldn’t be complaining about it. Another reason is because I feel that sadness is like a disease, it can be contagious, so I don’t like spreading it around. I didn’t even consultContinue reading “Today was a very sad day for me.”

Why are God and Religion so different? An answer for Atheists, and others.

This post is the result of reading other posts that address god and atheism. For the atheist, you may already know of the difficulty of challenging religious belief. It even makes sense to me why you would chose to deny god. You can use certain valid and truthful arguments to challenge any religion, but asContinue reading “Why are God and Religion so different? An answer for Atheists, and others.”

Why I pray to the Mumbling Man

I just used “pray” as a literary device, so please, don’t let that term mislead you. But, while I’m on it, let me expound a little bit. Praying has such religious connotations for most people that the word strictly implies trying to speak to god. Where for many of us, it  expresses a diminished hopeContinue reading “Why I pray to the Mumbling Man”

Evidence suggest Darwin was wrong

When I first heard of the “Origin of the Species”  I thought evolution sounded reasonable. I had read enough history to know that things changed over time. I had been born only eight years after WW2, and by the time the Hippie generation appeared I had noticed changes happening. Somehow I related it to Darwin,Continue reading “Evidence suggest Darwin was wrong”

Oh, so that’s why none of those problems are getting solved.

I’ve been watching events in the media for a long time. I’m 66 years old, and my first President was JFK. My first governor was George Wallace. I’ve seen a lot of politicians come and go. Most came and went quietly. Some came, stayed for while, then left. Others came in, made a lot ofContinue reading “Oh, so that’s why none of those problems are getting solved.”

Why I just can’t stop making excuses

The closest thing I could get to an honest answer is: Because of all of my many flaws, it’s one of the few flaws I have identified that I don’t care to fix. The complete answer is not really complete, just as close as I can get today: I consider the difference between reason andContinue reading “Why I just can’t stop making excuses”