Dale McGowan's Blog – May 2009 Archive (3)

Introducing...Foundation Beyond Belief

Being a humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.Kurt Vonnegut


I don't give as much as I'd like to the causes I care about. I consider myself a pretty generous guy, and when I give, I give generously. But I get to the end of each year and realize that I just haven't given as much as I wish I had. Again.



Another thing: When religious folks give through… Continue

Added by Dale McGowan on May 31, 2009 at 11:43pm — 2 Comments

Greekology and the regular America god

by Dale McGowan

Author/editor, Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers



lips4432 [DELANEY, 7, takes Bulfinch's Mythology down from my office shelf and starts leafing through.]



DELANEY: Dad?



DAD:… Continue

Added by Dale McGowan on May 28, 2009 at 7:12pm — 1 Comment

Vegehumilitarianism

lisaveg4498 A couple of years ago, Becca and I had a college friend over for dinner. Hadn't seen him for years. An engineer and a gentleman. We had a great time catching up, and inevitably he asked about my work.



He listened thoughtfully as I filled him in on the nonreligious parenting book I'd just released, nodding his head, occasionally making a supportive sound or saying "Wow, that's really great stuff you're doing." But I could tell there was something left… Continue

Added by Dale McGowan on May 26, 2009 at 8:42pm — 6 Comments

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