In Belgium, Euthanizing Mentally Ill Is OK, Kosher Slaughter Is Not
It makes my head hurt.
“Darwin’s Dice” — Michael Flannery on the Role of Chance in Darwinian Evolution
Theistic evolutionary thinking is designed to reconcile religious believers to the denial of their own common sense.
The Two Types of Atheists
I find much the same distinction is to be made, incidentally, regarding religious believers who fancy themselves critics of other faiths.
Music for Monarchs: A Conversation with Mark Lewis
“I knew the vocals had to be percussive and ‘sound’ African, but I, of course, don’t speak Swahili or any other African language. I do speak Korean, though, and many of its syllables are similar in sound to Swahili.”
Judaism Without God?
“The 18th-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza was excommunicated from his Jewish community for equating God with nature. Today, his writings are studied by many Jews.”