On Why Slate Gets Atheism Wrong

Slate today asks a provocative question — Which is worse for evangelicals like Rick Perry — being an atheist or a Muslim? Writer Brian Palmer answers “atheism.” And while I agree with his answer, I disagree with his reasoning. Writes Palmer: “The ancient and medieval Christians wouldn’t have had much to say about pure atheism, … Continue reading On Why Slate Gets Atheism Wrong

On Painful Wisdom

Note to self. Do not laugh like that when your sinuses and bronchial passages are clogged and are in serious need of Drano. You will hurt something, your nose will go all caddywumpus, and you will start hacking like Grignr the Ecordian in some stygian abyss. That is all.