Monthly Archives: April 2010

Walt Whitman on the Crucifixion

May 5, 1888  – A Conversation between Walt Whitman and Leonard Corning (who was a candidate for the pulpit of the local Unitarian church) recorded by Horace Traubel….. Walt: “And what may be the subject of your sermon tomorrow? Corning: … Continue reading

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How to Gracefully Bow Out of Mealtime Prayer; a Natural Solution

Being nonreligious, I no longer say grace before meals, but I do appreciate the work of the farmer, the cook (typically myself) and, especially, nature.  So as a parent, I want to convey to my daughter the appropriateness of thoughtful … Continue reading

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BIFFism

Last week I had a revelation. I was in a gas station bathroom projectile vomiting from eating a green hotdog “cooked” in the very same gas station (I was hungry and I will eat just about anything, though I won’t … Continue reading

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On Cognitive Dissonance

This is the first of three planned posts, each dealing with a different aspect of cognitive dissonance. Due to the length and the detail needed to hit my points, I’ll be posting the sections separately. There once was a boy, … Continue reading

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The Power of Faith in God

To me, the power of faith in God is undeniable.  It is powerful, life-changing, history-changing.  I’ve seen it’s power in my own life, in the lives of others, and seen it’s impact in history and continue to see its accomplishments … Continue reading

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