Maybe the megastorm threatening the East Coast is punishment from God for ignoring global warming, for militarism, and for economic policies that favor the rich and cause tremendous death and suffering.
Many spiritual teachers and pundits say things similar to what Eckhart Tolle said: “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but [always] your thoughts about it.” In other words, suffering comes from yourself, not from your perceived enemies. While it’s true that much suffering is self-made, it’s a gross and perverse exaggeration to […]
It’s time to confront conception obsessed Bible-believers on their own terms, with language they understand. Imagine if we turned the Bible and Christianity’s highest values back on the Religious Right. This Saturday, February 11, the most conception-obsessed members of the Religious Right will be gathering at Evangelical and Catholic churches, loading teenagers into busses and […]
Have you ever thought about starting a new religion or perhaps a hometown franchise of an old one? Perhaps you’re just looking for a career ladder in a religious enterprise that already exists. No? Maybe you should. Religion is big business. There are lots of options (over 30,000 variants of Christianity alone), and if the […]