November 1999 Blog Posts (3)

I met the Pope

To be fair, met is a strong word. Like the religion he leads the meeting was fairly formal, liturgical and crowde. Appropriately for Rome it was bread and circuses. He read a speech in various languages ominously, in retrospect, inviting us all to World Youth Day. I'm tempted to think he wouldn't dare give such a speech these days, what with his contempt for youth being more widely known, but

Added by Gordon Duffy on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Apatheism

This was originally posted over at Cubik's Rube.




Apatheism



Or specifically, why I am not an apatheist.



I'm not exactly sure how long the term's been in common usage (and you know how I feel about doing research), but I'd guess it's only really taken off since atheism started becoming mainstream. For anyone not quite caught up, "apatheism" is a portmanteau of "apathy" and "theism" (or "atheism", I… Continue

Added by Cubik's Rube on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Apatheism

This was originally posted over at Cubik's Rube.




Apatheism



Or specifically, why I am not an apatheist.



I'm not exactly sure how long the term's been in common usage (and you know how I feel about doing research), but I'd guess it's only really taken off since atheism started becoming mainstream. For anyone not quite caught up, "apatheism" is a portmanteau of "apathy" and "theism" (or "atheism", I… Continue

Added by Cubik's Rube on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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