I’m not surprised by the findings in the Washington Post article, You have to be Christian to truly be American? Many people in the U.S. say so. I’ve never underestimated the ignorance of the average American so thirty-two percent of Americans believing that you must be Christian to be an American only confirms my observations. […]
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Long ago (ancient history), back in the days of King Dubya the Mediocre, a seed was planted in the unfertile soil of Republican politics. That seed was the notion that a “real […]
Here’s yet another reason why John McCain lost my vote after Sarah Palin was selected as his running mate. I recently read that in an interview with Fox and Friends she claimed that Jesus celebrated Easter during his time on Earth.
So Jesus celebrated his own death and resurrection? Or perhaps he took part in pagan […]
Normally, I’m apolitical and non-partisan but my observations of the Republican Party over the last dozen years have shown me that they represent few, if any, values I support. Their rhetoric, indeed their entire platform, seems to be grounded in the errant faith- and fear-based ideology of ignorance. Even though much of it seems to […]
Some things I’ve read at Elephant Journal recently:
Is God the Devil? by Elias Arjan. “If we all are an aspect of God, if we are divine, we must come to understand that the creator and destroyer are one. God and the Devil are one, the demons we see around us are also in us.”
I hope […]
Sorry if the following is a bit lacking in cohesion. I’m just working with some rough ideas which may or may not eventually be polished.
Power, control and wealth or peace, enlightenment and salvation? Which is the primary motivation for religion? I often view organized religion as the former with a little of the latter on […]
We progress culturally and socially if each succeeding generation is more enlightened than the generation that preceded them. I find it troubling that I haven’t seen that happening in my lifetime. There are certain elements of our society and many individuals who have shown they are more enlightened than those who preceded them but, overall, […]