Tag Archive: musings

smelling love

Romantic love is obviously something that takes up a lot of time in our lives. Whether we’re with someone or not with someone, it hovers around our heads and nether regions making lots… Continue reading

how to tell if your religion is genuine

In the year 2013, Christianity is the most popular religion in the world. If you’re a Christian, you’ll be aware that 2000 years ago this was not the case, and everyone went to… Continue reading

understanding gender inequality

Some facts about women: 50 % of the world population is female. 12% of the heads of government in the world are female. 20% of senior management positions are held by females. Conclusion:… Continue reading

the clear understanding of life

preamble Why do I so readily dismiss the great and wise thinkers cited by people in their quest for truth or understanding? Two main reasons: 1. Most of the people referenced are dead.… Continue reading

highlights of a deconversion

For some unknown reason, I’ve been reminiscing lately about my awakening to atheism. It was almost 20 years ago and I have terrible memory, but I’d like to present the highlights. alarm bell… Continue reading

how society advances

It’s fair to say that human societies have changed significantly over the last few thousand years. Access to information and education is unprecedented, and many of us in the realm of blogging reap… Continue reading

interpretation errors – by their fruits ye shall know them

Mormonism is fascinating. I don’t think I know enough about it but I absolutely adore the weirdness of the bits with which I am familiar. Here are some personal highlights: A US citizen,… Continue reading

a logical belief in gods

A blogging buddy, who enjoys science and has a penchant for strong alcoholic drinks, recently made the shocking statement that he is logically inclined to believe in the existence of a creator deity.… Continue reading

if there’s an afterlife

If it’s not lights out, and there is in fact a surprise afterlife, I have a few requests: I don’t want to be trapped with my family for eternity and forced to populate… Continue reading

santa claus and fairy tales

I possess strong memories of the experience of awakening to these magical mornings in my childhood. But in addition to wishing to share that experience with my children, I also think that the… Continue reading