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9/11 and Mythology

Based on the number of brochures that governments and non-profit groups produce, I suspect that most people are under the delusion that people operate out of beliefs. Know→Believe→Do, this is the way that the brochure-makers and moral pundits understand the … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Think Jesus Was a Soccer Dad…

Or that Mary Magdalene was a redeemer goddess. Or that Christ was an invention by the aristocratic elite to sooth the masses. Or that he never existed. Or that anything is really factual on the page that Dan Brown titles … Continue reading

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Telling it Slant: The Problem With Writing Conversions

Oranges and Archie I never went to church much growing up. There was a little white church a mile or so from my house that gave out free oranges and Christian Archie comic books at Christmastime, so sometimes I would … Continue reading

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