Tag Archives: Life

Pro-Life and Pro-Choice

I posted this in 2009, back when I still considered myself a Christian. My views on this subject are pretty much the same now. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you.” Jeremiah 1:5. I am pro-life. Of course … Continue reading

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Eternal Memories and Eternal Life

What would it be like to live forever? Would you run out of new things to do, new things to learn, after a few thousand years? Let’s see if we can imagine it. Here’s the setup: suppose, for the sake … Continue reading

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The Value of Absurdity

If there is no God, then man and the universe are doomed. Like prisoners condemned to death, we await our unavoidable execution. There is no God, and there is no immortality. And what is the consequence of this? It means that … Continue reading

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God, Goodness, and Death

This is a special way of being afraid No trick dispels. Religion used to try, That vast moth-eaten musical brocade Created to pretend we never die . . . ~ Philip Larkin, Aubade I used to fear death. No matter … Continue reading

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Decalogue

I often hear people say they don’t believe everything in the Bible, but they try to follow the Ten Commandments; Christians will say that, although they don’t subscribe to all the Old Testament laws, not stoning rebellious children for instance, … Continue reading

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Laugh Deeply

This was posted on a Facebook page: Smile like you’ve never cried, fight like you’ve never lost, love like you’ve never been hurt, and live like you’ll die tomorrow. Not bad, I said to myself. (Although I wasn’t really listening.) … Continue reading

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