Tag Archive: religion

Theology and Theoretical Physics

In the past people turned to theology to explain the universe. Today, many people turn to theoretical physics for the same explanations. On the surface these two fields may appear to be very… Continue reading

On the Nature of Gods and Beasts

You shouldn’t think of people as animals. However, there are plenty of folks who make this difficult. When you try to give someone credit for being a person, and then they behave like… Continue reading

How to Know What Matters

The human mind is a remarkable thing. It has the ability to compose a symphony, build a robot, and chart the stars. But the most extraordinary ability of the human mind could also… Continue reading

By Scripture Alone

Every day I go to work and check the schedule. The schedule tells me where to go, and when. It lets me know what I am responsible for at any given time. And,… Continue reading

Faith Portfolio

People are always giving me financial advice. I wish they would stop. It’s not that I don’t appreciate the concern of others or don’t believe their advice. They are just looking out for… Continue reading

Detachment vs. Understanding

Enlightenment is an elusive prize. It is sort of like the very best item of those claw vending machines. A lot of people may claim to have won a diamond necklace in the… Continue reading

Apology for an NPC

Everyone is the protagonist of their own life, the hero of their own story, but where do we fit as individuals on the grander scale of things? Two of the most profound influences… Continue reading

Cosmic Rock, Paper, and Scissors

The number three has had profound influence on human cultures in most times and places. One of the most important groupings of three is that of Mind, Body, and Spirit. These are disparate… Continue reading

Three Different Ways to Think About Time

Time is a funny thing. There is always more of it than you think, and less of it than you would like. People have been thinking on the nature of time forever. Or… Continue reading

What We Choose to Pray For

When I was in seventh grade I took a school trip to Costa Rica. I saw many amazing things on that trip: rainforests, tropical animals, volcanic eruptions, death-defying mountain roads. But despite the… Continue reading

Beware the Zombie Religion

Secularism describes attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis. For people however, true secularism is a fleeting thing. We humans are hard-wired for faith and cannot help but… Continue reading

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