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fundamentalism and the emotional spectrum

[art by Toby Allen]
[content note for discussions of depression, anxiety]

You may have noticed that posts have been a little sporadic over the past few weeks. 1,203 more words


A Twisted Evangelism.

AUGUST 4, 1998

Mom was no saint. She was much like you and me. She cared more about how others saw her than she should have, or than was healthy. 623 more words

Contemplative Essays

Good Question, Got an Answer?

A question often flung at atheists is “If there is no God, how can there be meaning and purpose in life?” The question itself makes the claim “because of God, we have meaning and purpose in our lives.” Typically no one responds asking for a clarification of what this “meaning” and “God’s plan” are. 609 more words


And I Still Belong To Me.

(Content note: Abortion, misogyny.)

Welcome back from Turkey Day! Today I want to talk briefly about something that happened last week over at Ex-Communications and what that situation tells us about where we are as a society. 2,333 more words


What Would Jesus Do?

I have been reading lately about the “life” of Paul (Saul of Tarsus) and was struck by the fact the founder of Christianity and Christian scripture, a well-educated supple writer, never met Jesus, never spoke to Jesus, and if his writings are any clue, knew very little about Jesus, although Paul did claim to have an intimate and ongoing spiritual relationship with Jesus. 719 more words



This is really a continuation of your Fundamentals blog isn’t?

You could say that I found I had a lot to say on the subject.  … 1,421 more words



I see you have bought a dictionary. Does that mean your spelling is about to improve?

No I am looking up the word ‘fundamental’ which apparently means primary, essential – a base or foundation. 1,088 more words