Frank Sinatra, God and Playboy

It was 1963. The height of the Cold War was upon the United States of America, and journalist Joe Hyams was interviewing Frank Sinatra. Hyams: Do you believe in God? Sinatra: Well, that’ll do for openers. I think I can sum up my religious feelings in a couple of paragraphs. First: I believe in you […]

College Freshmen: Is the religious tide changing?

This excerpt is from a news story about college freshmen and their religious standards — or lack thereof. Find the link at the bottom of the post. “America’s Class of 2018 cares less about religious identity than any other group of college freshman in the last 40 years, newly released research shows. An annual survey of college […]

Individual > Sum of the Parts

I think in the grand scheme of things, people are just afraid to find themselves without the help of someone else. That goes beyond religion, or sexual orientation, or what society encourages us to do. The ability for humans to stray from the pack and act as an individual is a proponent of the culture […]

Who Is More Humble?

“Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?”  ― Carl Sagan

One Teacher’s Way Of Teaching Evolution

I found this on this blog and found it quite refreshing: My biology teacher, Mr. G, used to teach at a K – 12 Christian school many years back, and in his biology class, he taught evolution. Naturally, this made many parents of religious families upset, and he expected quite a lot of backlash at […]

Religulous

After the stirring (and I say that facetiously) debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, my views did not change one iota about anything. Everything that was said has been reverberated a plethora of times, from Internet debates to television debates to general knowledge and common sense. Calling out scientific theories for often being wrong: […]