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No Fate! Or Fate. What’s Your Choice?

High on my list of guilty pleasures are the Terminator movies, especially T2, which I just watched again the other day. In a crucial scene in this futuristic thriller, hero […]... More>


Is Religion Just An Assortment of Gut Feelings?

The vast majority of the planet’s 7 billion people ascribe to some kind of religious belief—that is, a faith in things that cannot be proven. This makes no sense from […]... More>


God’s Flipside: Religion Without Kindness

I recently watched one of the most brutal and upsetting films I’ve ever seen, called The Stoning of Soraya M. I suppose the title of this 2008 film should have […]... More>


Going the Distance: Stereotypes and Hard Work

I plead guilty to trading in stereotypes. For example, I’ve somehow gotten the idea that East Africans are especially good distance runners, and I think I’ve even said as much […]... More>