With the holiday season coming up I thought I would share some more or less seasonal thoughts about what a Deist Christmas might be like.
I long ago earned the seasonal nickname “Scrooge” for my refusal to join in Christmas celebrations. At that time I still considered myself a Christian but felt that Jesus would have been horrified at the hedonism and licentiousness associated with the cel ...
There was a bit of a ruckus over on one of my favorite blog sites a couple of months back when biological anthropologist Barbara King took the world’s most famous atheist, Richard Dawkins, to task for urging his followers to “mock” and “ridicule” those who professed belief in the trans-substantiation of bread wafers in the Christian sacrament of the Eucharist.
King’s co-blogger Adam F ...
I ran across something else interesting. I was reading in my "Our Choice" app last night and was in the chapter on population, Al Gore was saying that the answer to population problems is the empowerment of women and then there was a video on on an organization called DIL. I thought it related to the Stones Into Schools book even though it is a different organization. The goals seem to be the same. Perhaps if a person wanted to support the goal and didn't like the controversy over Greg Mortenson this would be an option.
I followed the link to the video from the home site and the kids in it are cute as a button.