Archive for the ‘General’ Category

I’m Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight lyrics from Champagne Jam album by the Atlanta Rhythm Section I picked up the paper this morning And read all the daily blues The world is one big tragedy I wonder what I can do About all the pain and injustice About all of the sorrow We’re […]

In a recent forum I frequent one poster made these comments about the concept of  “objective truth.” Here’s a small excerpt from what he says. The belief that there is no objective truth is a contradiction, it would have to be objectively true that there is no objective truth. So there must be some objective […]

A member of posted the following: “Religion is wrong because it lets those who don’t have all the answers believe that they do. The ancient coping mechanism that created thunder gods to explain the sheer terror of lightning to the Neanderthal is now limiting our scientific and social advancement.”. This was my response: I […]

I look at this “True god, False God/s” issue from the point of view of the old cartoon where the coyote and the sheep dog clock into work, greeting one another in a cordial and professional matter

Wasted time by the Eagles is the song that comes closest to what expresses how I feel lately.  At least this is the song that has been running through my head the most. Now, a qualifier to this is that the song is about the loss of love at a point in time where the […]

Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) in the movie Blade Runner shows us why atheists and agnostics can savor and appreciate life.

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things. Dogen When an unfamiliar car in the neighborhood keeps passing by your home, it is wise to take notice and be on the […]