"When those who know I'm a non-theist ask me why I put up lights (modest amount) this time of year, I just say to celebrate the solstice, which is the longest night of the year. I explain the practice has been around a lot longer than Xmas…"
"I think I know what you're saying. Your first two statements are arbitrary. Maybe you're hanging with the wrong crowd of atheists. And fellow atheists aren't always easy to find. Which brings me to your last…"
"Thanks, Steph. But like I said, I take pix of birds. Don't necessarily know a lot about them. Here are two Sandhill Cranes taking a break, which you don't often see them do at the same time. Just like when they eat,…"
"I was hoping I could just add this to the other pic of the osprey, but I guess not, but I'm getting the hang of this. This is an osprey that caught a fish and ate half of it. I think he's taking the rest back to the nest...What…"
"Hello, I'm a professional photographer that just happens to take a lot of pix of birds, especially since I moved to Florida. The variety here is amazing, and I've gotten some great shots. Steph S. invited me some time ago if I…"
"Anyone who is indoctrinated into religious beliefs at an early age will always struggle with it. I was, and although my "spiritual" journey let to disbelief, I still find myself regressing at times. Religion infantilizes a…"
"I made a copy of this. I think it's a great response to anyone who claims they "know the truth" about existence. And since I live in a very religious area, these are almost always theists. It demonstrates that what…"