Category Archives: religion

When We Rise (Review)

Cleve Jones writes that his book is not an autobiography, rather it is a memoir.  What an incredible memoir it is. It’s a personal book of memories in which nearly every member of the LGBT community can find something to … Continue reading

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To Dream

The snow fell in large clumps and was stuck onto all the surfaces along the path. The wet precipitation seemed to be the source of great happiness and serenity. As I glided above the snowy surface I felt increasingly greater … Continue reading

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Born A Crime (Review)

If you’re searching for a merely funny, escapist book, Born A Crime isn’t it. However, if you’re looking for a great book, Trevor Noah’s tome is exactly what you should read. The first time I spotted Born A Crime I overlooked the … Continue reading

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Thoughtlessness

When a person sincerely loves other people, one never truly thinks of duty or responsibility.  Duty and responsibility have been put in place to offset thoughtlessness. When a person strictly conforms to doctrine, economic theory, the “party line”, or social … Continue reading

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Are You Certain?

“Why do we feel certain of the ideas or beliefs we hold as true or false?” Jorge threw out that question seemingly from nowhere during our stroll around the neighborhood. He quickly added, “Why do some people believe the Earth is … Continue reading

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What About Beards?

I’ve enjoyed a full beard ever since the mid-1970s.  It’s only been completely shaved off a few times since then. The beard not only feels good, it has saved plenty of time, too.  The morning ritual has been shaved down … Continue reading

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Happy Hate Week

A popular political Internet meme says, ” Nineteen Eighty-Four was meant to be a warning, not a handbook”. I wonder if George Orwell ever pondered the possibility that his book could have such negative consequences as seem apparent today. After … Continue reading

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