Another article that I’m taking notes on: Camille Paglia: It’s Time for a New Map of the Gender World. Another reminder that this is not necessarily supposed to make sense to you, but I’m using this as a tool to understand ideas being published elsewhere. Continue reading “Hollowing Out of the Humanities”
The temple that you are building is a vessel for your consciousness, tend to this vessel with care, because it is sacred.
I’ve been thinking about temples and churches a lot lately.
There’s a few verses in Paul’s letters that mention the concept of a person or a community of people being a temple or a church. Christ is referred to as “the head” and the church is is “body”. Elsewhere, Paul tells us that our bodies are temples, and that god lives within it.
So, how on earth would this be relevant to an atheist? Continue reading “The Temple of Consciousness”
Humanism is a philosophy for those in love with life. Instead of finding solace in prefabricated answers to the great questions of life, humanists enjoy the open-endedness of a quest.
“Thank God I didn’t baptize any of you motherfuckers.” –Paul
This is a continuing series of my quest to read the entire bible.
I skip around on which books I’m reading based on relevant conversations I’m having with people online and in-person. Today I’m writing about First Corinthians, because an online acquaintance of mine is going through a crisis with his family. He recently came out (or was possibly outed) as atheist. Continue reading “Paul’s Epic Rant to the Church of Corinth”
A story about family, friends, indoctrination, mentorship, pursuit of truth, humanism & atheism.
I grew up in the Churches of Christ. Here’s the story on how I grew up in Christ and then lost my faith in God. Compelling or not, it is what it is. It’s a long story, as voyages often are.