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Melody For Atheists

You Richard Dawkinses of the world. I love you, but you think you can know God isn’t there. Even though your own colleagues one building over believe that curled within our conventional three, too tiny to see, there are eight … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Making Belief

“At first, there were no writings, no rules, and no churches. Just stories about Jesus of Nazareth. Try to picture that for a moment. Nothing but wide-eyed people whispering to one another about an amazing man. Gradually people wrote down … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Making Belief

“Physicists tell us reality is a lot less Puritan than we imagine. Time doesn’t march to a steady beat. It gyrates to different rhythms, dilated by gravity and speed. Matter and energy pretend to sleep in separate rooms, but Einstein … Continue reading

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a prayer

a prayer may be a ritual but a ritual’s always a prayer I love my rituals the ten glasses of water a day as though it were prescribed in a darkened room in the Orient among heaps of dried herbs, … Continue reading

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