What’s True (how do you know)?

Haven’t heard a better whistle to wake us up to Wisdom, Common Sense and Reason. This Seattle Times article is unsettling. “[University of Washington Prof.] Starbird argues in a new paper, set to be presented at a computational social-science conference in May, that these “strange clusters” of wild conspiracy talk, when mapped, point to an […]

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Wintring or Sprinter?

Not easy to tell right now what season this is.  We’re confused along with the birds and bears and blossoms.  Flowers emerge. . .only to wake up wrapped in a blanket of snowblossoms! Almost forgot:  it’s the Season of Beauty, again!

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Another Season for Reason

Beauty is beginning to “spring up” all around.  Winter and Spring seem to be in some competition over which can surprise us the most. A clear, sunny, windy day. . .turns to a freezing morning of swirling snowflakes. A drive up the Blue Ridge through dry open forests. . .and around a turn we find […]

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Why I Don’t Worship Nature

I understand the deep human desire to worship something or someone.  Something or Someone MUST be “greater” and deserves our adoration, devotion, prayer and praise, right? Since leaving faith on a fallen log by the trail long ago, I no longer have the need to worship something.  Respect for life and the natural world is […]

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