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Why I Abandoned My Faith and Loathe Religion

I tried.  Really, I honestly tried to be a good Christian. When I was a young man I dove into the faith with both feet. I studied endlessly, sponging up everything I could.  I attended classes at the local Seminary and by the time I was Ordained as a Southern Baptist Minister, I had amassed…

Abortion – Why I Am Pro-Choice

One of the topics I find myself debating about is abortion.  I find this amusing, since I decided that when I walked away from religion I walked away from any opinion on the matter and since I am not currently in possession of a uterus, I still figure it none of my business. However, it…

When Children Commit Suicide

One of my favorite television shows is “Criminal Minds“.  Last night I was watching re-runs and ran across an episode where a high-school student murdered four classmate bullies who had  taunted him to a breaking point.  One of my favorie characters in the show is Dr. Spencer Reid, played by Matthew Gray Gubler.  Not only…

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…