We have a finite amount of time on Earth. Your time here is limited and, despite what you may have heard from your parents and religious leaders, we don’t know if there is any afterlife. That said, there is no bonus life for betraying yourself in this life. Nothing gets added. Everything is a subtraction. There is no addition in life.
I recently watched the movie 12 Years a Slave, directed by Steve McQueen. The movie was a look into what the antebellum South in America was like back in the early 1800s. For those of you who haven’t seen the movie, it is a movie based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 co-authored publication about his own […]
On this particular Sunday morning, I wanted to take a moment to clarify the confusion surrounding the various positions on gods. I generally observe confusion on the terms surrounding religion and belief, and I wanted to address this today, giving the terms clearer and more concise definitions. The next time you interact with anyone, be […]
My company fairly recently developed its mission and vision statement. We frequently hear about companies who have them, but why do they have them, and what are they for? When we developed the mission and vision statements for my company, we took the process to heart and worked really hard on it. While many mission […]
Perfection in philosophy is procrastination in practice. How perfect do you need to be? The word of the day: balance.
The quoted email below was sent to me several years ago by a friend of mine. He was struggling with religion at the time and took, like many do, to researching and Googling for phrases about God on the Internet. I am constantly baffled by people sending stupid shit like this to me. It took […]
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof. Ashley Montagu
Did an omnipotent God create man or did insecure, frightened people create Gods? From chapter 3 of Dr. Clayton E. Tucker-Ladd’s book called Psychological Self-Help, which is available online.
Men create the gods in their own image…if oxen were able to imagine gods, then those gods would be in the image of oxen. –Xenophanes
My son was admitted to the hospital three days ago. He had been afflicted with a high fever for the previous three weeks, ranging between 102-104 degrees Ferehnheit. The day he was admitted, he exhibited symptoms including fever, rash, and severe agitation and confusion. Because he wasn’t acting like himself, the concern during that episode […]