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That Old Black Magic

It seems to me that the religious do not think of themselves as dealing in magic. And yet, magic is what religion is all about. There seems to be a false dichotomy that religion is religion and magic is magic. … Continue reading

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Atheism Even Less

Based on news from the war zone, Atheism+ is writhing like a bloodsucker covered in salt. I’ll apologize in advance for this comment, but it occurred to me that feminists running an atheist movement is like a science study group … Continue reading

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The Misguided Voters

There are political theories that the people are neither well-informed nor capable when it comes to running a country. And as those theories go, the masses have no place in running the country; that responsibility belongs with the elites. When … Continue reading

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World with no Religion

Watching a video by atheist vlogger “crazypills” I realized that I didn’t agree with everything he said, and thought, hey, I’ve got a subject for another blog post. He seemed to think that there is little evidence that a world … Continue reading

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Religion-colored Glasses

We’re all familiar with the argument that religion is a source of morals and conveys a moral compass on adherents. I’ve often taken umbrage with that, since the sort of distorted morals that religion conveys are specious at best. The … Continue reading

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The Mitt We Never Knew

The NY Magazine article by Frank Rich reads like a mystery story. The mystery is why it’s a mystery: who is this plastic Mitt Romney? The answer isn’t so difficult to understand. He’s nobody. At least, that’s my opinion. He’s … Continue reading

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Tail Wags Dog

I was recently reading a piece by Edwin Kagin in which he intimated that religion began when the first con man met the first fool. Respectfully, I must disagree. It appears to me that the dynamic of leader/follower is, in … Continue reading

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