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Happily retired science teacher. Enjoy being outdoors, gardening, golfing, exploring. Do service work with Wilderness Volunteers and Sierra Club. Enjoy being indoors to read, play piano, cook and eat! Life is good being an atheist.
I didn't sleep very well for several nights after reading Jocelyn Zichterman's book, I Fired God. As the subtitle says, "My Life Inside--and Escape from--the Secret World of the Independent Fundamental Baptist Cult". Then inside the cover; "A compelling memoir and account of the IFBC and its shocking history of religious abuse.
While somewhat familiar with the Amish (and their shunning practices), some Mormon sects, and, in general, far…Continue
No, I'm not going to write about the weather. That topic (on TV and in conversation) is way overdone. However, I am virtually "paralyzed" in my own home due to another foot of snow here in Indiana. What a miserable place to live, especially in the winter. But, I'm stuck. Gotta deal with it.
I did get a two week respite from the cold and snow down in the Florida panhandle's "forgotten coast" (as they like to say). It wasn't all that…Continue
Seeing the book title Darwin's Doubt at the library, I just had to check it out. Well, it didn't take long to become seething with fury.
The authur, Stephen C. Meyer, is a "creation scientist". Need I say anymore? He spends over 400 pages trying to disprove Darwin or expounding an alternative theory to evolution--"intelligent design".
Admittedly, I skimmed through much of his detailed analysis and conjectures, picking it apart in…Continue