Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. – Carl Sagan

Happy Darwin Day!

Happy Darwin Day!

Today is Darwin Day! Charles Darwin would have been 206 today if humans lived quite a lot longer than they actually do. In a spirit of reverence towards nature, I don't there is anyone else in history who has demonstrated so clearly that all life on earth is not only...

An Atheistic Pagan

An Atheistic Pagan

My scientific worldview has always been tinged with a bit of paganism, but it's taken me some years to realize it. Back when I was taking Astronomy 101 at the University of Louisville in 2001, I saw -- for the first time -- a visual depiction of the cosmic time scale...

Exploring Paganism

I've long been fascinated by the idea of the Wheel of the Year, so that is a natural entry point for me. Now that I have been attending my Unitarian Universalist church, it's become clearer and clearer to me that although I love my community and plan to remain a...

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