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Regarding Anecdotes

We’re storytellers all. We describe what happened to us on our trip. We tell about that wreck we were involved in. We wax nostalgic over our vacations. And when it comes to religion, well, everybody has a story about that, … Continue reading

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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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The Mittster and His Taxes

The Romneys have decided that they will release no more tax returns. So far, what they have released indicates that they pay perhaps 13% of their income in taxes. There are many ways of looking at this number. For example, … 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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Welcome to Oceania

I’ve often said that I consider apologists liars and apologetics lies because you have to start with a lie and then tell more lies to support it. I doubt that the apologists themselves think that they’re lying, but I also … 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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