Tagged with Beliefs

Stoned Again, Naturally.

Found this in an archive from 2005. I have come to realize that some folks, in order to maintain a very narrow belief system, no longer allow themselves to evaluate other belief systems. In essence, other points of view dangerously threaten their fragile little world. That is, their own opinions seem like Universal Truths to […]

By their works shall ye know them

Police expect no charges in youth group diaper skit According to the article above, the Christian youth organization Young Life promotes paraphilias as an “icebreaker” at teen gatherings. A skit at a local Christian youth group meeting had teenage boys taking off some of their clothes, wearing adult diapers, bibs and bonnets and being spoon-fed […]


Rethinking personal evolution. Post-modernism is about creating a synthesis encompassing, integrating, and synergizing the existing, mutually exclusive domains of religion and science. A new spiritual paradigm, if you like buzz-words. Most of us have evolved far beyond the pre-industrial, that is, agrarian, monotheistic religions. Blind faith stopped being relevant before WWII, so you practically have […]


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Thought for the Day (TFTD)

“God must be greater than the greatest of human weaknesses and, indeed, the greatest of human skill. God must even transcend our most remarkable – to emulate nature in its absolute splendor. How can any man or woman sin against such greatness of mind? How can one little carbon unit on Earth – in the […]

Democrats and “Elitism”

In the current political usage, “elite” usually means “educated” in the sense of being well-rounded intellectually. THAT is what we are struggling with. It’s people who want to learn it for themselves vs. people who would rather take someone else’s word for it. Spirituality vs. blind faith. Evolution vs. stagnancy. Proactive vs. reactive. We’re back […]

Heart of the Beholder

Just found the web page for a new movie, Heart of the Beholder. It’s about a family-owned video store chain that is targeted by a religious cult for offering – supposedly – obscene videos. The story is true. The main video they objected to was Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ“, a movie that […]

The Kindling Effect

I’m told that besides bipolars and schizophrenic visionaries, political dissidents andsubversive herbalists were also tortured and burned at the stake. Let’s add gays and Lesbians to the list. It makes sense that a single woman might make her living from herbalism. Which she may have learned from a lesbian mentor. Which was part of that […]

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