CJoe's Blog – January 2009 Archive (4)

Skeptics Unite

If anyone is interested, here's a link to skepitc.com. They have some really interesting, demystifying articles and videos. You can subscribe to the e-mail newsletter or the magazine itself. This is a great way of building your arsenol of defense against superstitious fanatics!

Added by CJoe on January 23, 2009 at 10:57am — 5 Comments

My Sin

As I slip into darkness

I do not forget the chords

Which silenced the silence

And took its voice forever



As my foot leaves the path

I remember all the lessons

Which drove from my mind

My doubt of never asking



My soul is condemned but

My intentions were pure

My heart is forsaken but

All it asked for was love



All I can see is eternity

From here, all I hear

Is the song of angels

Voices laced with… Continue

Added by CJoe on January 9, 2009 at 2:20am — 6 Comments

Coming to Know My Father

I never quite fit in. I think most of us felt that way at some point in our life. Because I had been raised Christian, I was convinced it was because I was “not of this world”. For one thing, that sounded very romantic. My discontent had a source and it was Heaven… where, obviously, I belonged.



I thought this must be doubly true because I didn’t fit in with my family. They were everything I wasn’t. I had always been just a little bit more serious-minded while they were outgoing and… Continue

Added by CJoe on January 6, 2009 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

The Misconception of Doubt

I am a Skeptic. I give myself the label as proudly as one would if they were to call themselves a Saint or a Celebrity.



I doubt.



I will never stop doubting, either. Doubting has been given a rather bad rap over the course of history, but it is the stuff revolutions and emancipations are made of. Do I really need to elaborate on the ways in which doubt has been the savior of humans and humankind? Unfortunately, I think I do.



For starters, I think I shall rename… Continue

Added by CJoe on January 3, 2009 at 10:22pm — 9 Comments

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