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Religious Certainty

It seems to me… “Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if … Continue reading

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Tolerance/Intolerance

It seems to me… “Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.” ~ Voltaire. Starting over three hundred years ago, treatment of the Native … Continue reading

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Religion: Literal vs. Figurative

It seems to me… “Religions get lost as people do.”  ~ Franz Kafka. I was raised as a Catholic, attended Catholic high school for two years, a Quaker high school my final two years, and started college at a Southern … Continue reading

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Arab-Israeli Conflict Resolution

It seems to me… “Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.”  ~ Golda Meir, 1957. The Arab/Israel conflict has been a major impediment to peace in the Middle East since Israel’s creation … Continue reading

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Now There Is A God…

It seems to me… Even though it now is quite dated, I still remember a short story in Angels and Spaceships written by Fredric Brown back in 1954: Dwan Ev ceremoniously soldered the final connection with gold.  The eyes of … Continue reading

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