Dear Religious People Illustrated

Yesterday, the first day of 2021, I was out with my roommate running errands following a wonderful breakfast at one of our favorite places. I had toast and coffee. I bring this up because as we drove over to the grocery store, I began experiencing some severe abdominal pain. Given I had two cups of… Continue reading Dear Religious People Illustrated

Writ of Mundanus III: The Book of Numbers

Oh, Daryl. Dear Daryl. Dear Deacon Daryl. Does the degree and depth of devotion describe distinctly a disposition of death? The Teal-colored Deer of the situation goes like this: if prayer in schools can stop school shootings, why are so many inmates religious and what about those shootings that happen in churches? "Blah blah blah… Continue reading Writ of Mundanus III: The Book of Numbers

Elmore Fundamentalism, Part 1: Matter

Sorry for the delay, most of this was written the same day as the prologue and meant to roll them out day after day, but I got a little busy and had to take care of some other things.  I appreciate your answer but as an Creationist (Yikes!) here’s my take: Intelligent design is actually… Continue reading Elmore Fundamentalism, Part 1: Matter

Dear Religious People #7

If you want me to accept your belief as being literally true, but that the only way it will hold up to any scrutiny or criticism is to view it figuratively, then either you have no idea what the difference between "literal" and "figurative" is, or you think that I'm the one who can't tell… Continue reading Dear Religious People #7

Dear Religious People #6

There's a fine line between sincere humility and abject denial, between giving credit where credit is due and impostor syndrome. Being grateful and appreciative for your station in life is all well and good, but doing so by diminishing your own efforts not only puts you down, but also everyone who ever invested the time… Continue reading Dear Religious People #6

Dear Religious People #1

If you want me to believe (as in take purely on faith with no good proof beyond hearsay) that a man walking on water and raising the dead is literal history, but that another man finding a golden book under a tree he could only translate once and never show to anyone is poppycock, you… Continue reading Dear Religious People #1