Foregoing Reason For Enlightenment

To keep an open mind is the standard adage of a society in desperate need to appear as if at the cutting-edge of ideological development but scared of standing for anything. In my search for a spiritual community I have plumbed the depths of Christian fundamentalism,...

The Darkness Within Light

Ever stare at a candle-flame, focus on the wavering and flickering quality of its nature? There comes a point when the flame is all you see, everything around you fades away into darkness and there’s a feeling of centeredness in which the attachment or association...
Answers To A Question: No, Yes, Maybe

Answers To A Question: No, Yes, Maybe

The entry, “The God That Is There and Nowhere,” concerned the difficulty associated with defining god and how atheists in particular, though everyone else does as well, fall victim to accepting the assumption that god is or should be defined by...
The God That Is There And Nowhere

The God That Is There And Nowhere

Getting involved in online discussions has brought yet again to my attention how poorly the concept of god is often utilized and how unfortunate it is that those of us of a different spiritual persuasion assume as legitimate what fundamentalists often end up screaming...

Blind Sight: We Only See What We Want To

Tomorrow I’m going to die. I could be hit by a car or knocked in front of the train or get into an auto accident. Any number of biological issues of which I am currently unaware could strike and lay me out. Falling debris from space could in a fluke of chance...