Monthly Archives: February 2010

Homophobia – The Fear Behind The Hatred

If you ask the average person what “homophobia” means, they will likely tell you it is the fear of homosexuals. Although many people would take issue with that definition, it is, nevertheless, pretty accurate. People fear homosexuality and homosexuals. In the United States, homophobia is still widespread, and far more so than most heterosexuals realize.…

America is Not a Christian Nation

We are governed by a wonderful document called the Constitution, which is a secular document. It begins with “We the people” and contains no mention of God or Christianity. Its only references to religion are exclusionary ones.  In fact, Article VI specifically states that “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to…

How Did We Get Here?

It continues to amaze me how otherwise intelligent people can cling to a belief in God.  A belief that there is an omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent supernatural being who, in addition to creating everything that has ever existed, is interested in our daily lives, what we eat, who we have sexual relations with and what…

A little “Get to know me” post…

The following is pretty much how I see things. Some of it is mine, some of it has been adapted from other sources. This matters not. The words are a direct expression of who I am. ——————————————————- I am committed to the application of reason and science to the understanding of the universe and to…