Tag Archives: Religion

The Four (Rational) Horsemen of the Apocalypse

They are the leading the charge of rationality against religious belief in the Western world and beyond.  They are Christopher Hitchens (R.I.P.), Daniel Dennit, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris.  I’d be interested to hear any response to their discussion in … Continue reading

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The God Debate: Christopher Hitchens and William Lane Craig

Does God exist?  Does the Judeo-Christian-Muslim God exist?  This is the topic of this debate between two noted scholars and prolific writers.  I find this particular debate valuable because it adheres to a more philosophical, rather than sociopolitical, backbone.  Instead … Continue reading

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Steve Kowit – Raymond

I’ve been receiving advertisements asking me to subscribe to the magazine The Sun for quite some time and I’ve always been interested but not quite enough to send in a check.  I picked up a copy at the San Francisco airport … Continue reading

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Todd Boss – “The Trees – They Were Once Good Men”

A beautiful and haunting Todd Boss poem, animated.  Definitely buy this man’s books. The Trees—They Were Once Good Men and good women, who for whatever reason were never given the keys to heaven, and who stand now arms outstretched to … Continue reading

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Matthew Dickman reading at The San Francisco Zen Center

Here is a video of Matthew Dickman reading at the San Francisco Zen Center.  You may love his poetry or hate it, but you must at least take an interest in what he says about the nature of poetry.  He … Continue reading

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Santorum Targets Higher Education

 GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum seems to be making a career out of making ridiculous statements and slamming President Obama.  I’m sure an entire blog of some length could be dedicated to the silly things he says, but one of … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality Marches Forward

Good news for those who support marriage equality (which should be everyone). On February 12th, Washington became the seventh state to recognize marriage equality. Many of you may already know that the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled California’s Proposition 8 … Continue reading

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