Belief and acceptance are different attitudes. Some humans say that "they don't believe in the Theory of Evolution" because they feel their personal beliefs are of consequence to the Theory - they aren't. The sentiment seems to be that denying something strongly enough will make it false - it doesn't. Religious Pronouncements Religious pronouncements consistently [...]
The Devil’s Advice: It’s all about you
Taking time from loging stories in what has become my journal is weird, but it's necessary. I wanted to take time today to remind you that everything that happens in the world affects you. Remember, as you read this, that it's all about you, all the good and the bad. All the choices you make [...]
The Devil’s Rant: The Problem of Religious Fundamentalism Is Tolerance of Religious Intolerance
As if you had to dig too deep to find a problem with religious fundamentalism, or a hundred. Perhaps the headline of this article is inappropriate at first glance, but I need to rant about one of the many difficulties the world should have with religion. I say I need to rant because this impulse comes from [...]
The Devil’s Advice: The Second Commandment
The second commandment is about mutual respect and the need for social cohesion.