Recovery from Religious Trauma

This is part of an assignment for a group counseling class. I wanted to share it because I think more needs


Nothing, not even God

Peter Enns has linked to and then offered some thoughts on this video. The views expressed in the video about


Why it’s impossible to talk with apologists

It is impossible to make a man understand something if his livelihood depends on not understanding it. – Upton Sinclair


Not easy to deconvert

This is an interesting story. It is based on a series of studies that indicate that a deconversion from a fundamentalist faith

Religion and Politics

Is the Tea Party Mentally Unstable?

In October 1861 Alfred Lewis Castleman, a surgeon in the Fifth Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteers, described the first death


$imcha gives a prime example of the Theory of Motivated Reasoning

Here… Here he points out that if someone would just give him sound correction, he’d listen, but since so many


Infallibility and the Mythological Adam

You need to examine four posts before we proceed. Jason’s first post. My First Response. Albeit not a response as


A few words on Interpretation and Rhetoric in regards to Creationism

First, To recognize our emotional drives, to be aware of their force in directing or even methodizing our thought, to