Archive of all blog posts tagged 'religion'
Russell's Folly (2019/11/07 08:00)
Ken Russell's "The Devils": not quite bad enough to be funny. But still awful.
No Laughing Matter (2017/10/18 08:00)
On the devolution of Zen into a bad joke.
Shall We Put A Label On That? Dept. (2017/06/25 08:00)
Given my interest in Zen, am I writing "Buddhist fiction"? I'm dubious.
The Big(ger) Picture Dept. (2016/08/01 07:00)
On why the problem is not belief or the absence of same.
Be Ye Not As Jerks Dept. (2016/07/20 08:00)
Belief or nonbelief isn't absolutely correlated with good behavior; it's all in how you use it.
From The Top Down Dept. (2015/12/30 05:00)
"I did it, why can't you?" dissected.
I'm (Sort Of) A Believer Dept. (2015/12/09 10:00)
Me and my, uh, belief system, whatever you wanna call it.
Holy Fools Dept. (2015/06/24 11:20)
I'll tell me what to really think.
Diss Belief Dept. (2015/04/05 12:11)
Respect ≠ tolerance, and why that's not a bad thing.
No Mind Doesn't Mean Mindless Dept. (2015/02/17 05:00)
Zen's "no-mind" means humility, not cultivated ignorance.
No Little Pink Glasses For You And Me Dept. (2014/12/22 10:00)
"...to be happy to be alive in the full knowledge of all misery, our own included."
A Better Man Than This Dept. (2014/12/06 10:00)
Belief's a label you earn, not self-apply.
You Suffer But Why? Dept. (2014/02/12 10:00)
Because, that's why.
Great Minds Think Differently Dept. (2013/11/20 10:00)
Why am I, the atheist, reading a book of religious philosophy? Homework, but some other things too.
Down Among The Dead Men Dept. (2013/11/12 10:00)
On how the world ended a long time ago. (And how that fits into my new book.)
The Heart Of The Matter Dept. (2013/05/24 02:00)
On love being the highest law.
Two Worlds And In Between Dept. (2013/04/11 10:00)
On using SF as an examination of the clashes of spiritual opposites.