Utopia

What is your ideal society? The perfect place you wish you could live? What would it look like and how would it work? I was asked this recently and I had to admit to myself that I hadn’t really considered it because I don’t believe it can exist. Humans can screw up anything. The veryContinue reading “Utopia”

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The Joy of Not Knowing

What is the meaning of life? Does it have any meaning beyond what we give it? Science is suspiciously quiet on this subject, so the answers have come almost exclusively from religion. There are literally thousands of competing stories to choose from – and of course each claims to be the only truth. If only oneContinue reading “The Joy of Not Knowing”

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The Miracle Paradox

Miracles are what makes a god godly. No matter your idea of god, the truth is that no one would waste a moment worshipping a god that could not perform miracles. What is a miracle? You could say a miracle is any action of a god that alters reality to a strongly positive outcome. You’veContinue reading “The Miracle Paradox”

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Bald is Not a Hair Color

Disbelief is not a claim. The particular argument that is pissing me off at the moment is the claim that atheism is a religious belief. This is absurd. Atheism is a religious belief in the same way bald is a hair color and hot water is a variety of tea. Skepticism is the default position.Continue reading “Bald is Not a Hair Color”

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My Lucky Day

It’s Friday the 13th. An ominous day to start a new blog. Well, it would be if luck was real. It’s amazing how much the idea of luck infects our thinking. We’ve all seen a cheesy meme with a vague promise of ‘good things’ that will happen if you ‘like and share’ and bad thingsContinue reading “My Lucky Day”

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