I'm currently reading Dawkins' The Greatest Show on Earth and in Ch. 9, "The Ark of the Continents" there's this great passage where he brings logic and evidence to bear upon the story of Noah and his Ark. Passages like these still resonate with me since when I was a child I was taught that the Noah story was the literal truth, and most, if not all of my family still believes it to be so. Which of course mystifies me to no end.
"It is almost too ridiculous to…Continue
When asked why I'm a vegetarian, my answer is, "because of the dolphins." Well, that used to be my answer anyway, back in the early days before I realized that the actual reason most people asked me why I was a vegetarian, was not because they were actually interested or curious, it was because they wanted to tell me why they ate meat. No, but really, it's because of the dolphins! :)
In the summer of 1991 I had gotten a job at Sea World in San Antonio, TX.,…Continue
Had this dream last night and thought it was kind of funny/interesting. Pretty sure it's somehow related to all the thinking I've been doing about various issues that I've come across on this site over the last couple of weeks.
I was walking through a field and I had a cordless phone in my hand. The phone rang, I answered, "hello?"
"Carl?" (which btw is nothing like my real name lol)
"Yeah, this is…Continue
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