I started doing hospice volunteering over thirty years ago.I wrote an essay to use for training of new volunteers (attached)Like me, I knew they had to be prepared to deal with folks with widely…Continue
"We should also remember that religious people persecute not just atheists but also other religious people. The Crusades was Christians vs Muslims. Christians fight Christians (Protestant vs Catholic) Muslims fight Muslims (Suuni vs…"
"Fingered Moon, I totally agree that we must always strive to be tolerant of other people views. But we must remember that it's the religious people around the world that persecute Atheists to the degree that many are imprisoned and even…"
"Thanks for the Percy article
I have not been on this site long, but am finding some great stuff, thanks.
Is it just me, or do some atheists sound like members of various fundamentalist religions and have little tolerance for other belief systems?
"Yes Einstein used metaphor and thought experiments in both his scientific and in his spiritual research. He knew words alone would be totally inadequate.
If you demand proof of something before you will accept it as truth,
The Trouble with Truth we…"
"Albert Einstein said: “Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man, and one in the face of which we with our…"
"Certain types for sure. Those who get lost in the labarynth of their own mind, those who cannot make any sense of it, esp behaviourist psychologist, Freudians [are they still at it?] and those who refuse to even wonder at their own amazing…"
"This is just one mention of him from Percy others also mention the phrase.
How wonderful is Death,
Death and his brother Sleep
One, pale as yonder waning moon,
With lips of lurid blue
The other,rosy as the morn,
When, throned on ocean’s…"