"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." – Ghandi

Esquire recently printed an open letter to non-Christians by a guy named Shane Claibourne that delivers an excellent critique of Christianity in practice versus in principle: To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has…

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Quotes & Art

I have many a quote I need out of my head, and many a work of art I need out of my hard drive… I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it. – George Bernard Shaw Our knowledge can only be finite, while our…

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And Now…

for something completely different. Lighter, perhaps…

I posted this a long time ago – Reporter scared of lizard:

See you tomorrow, for a post of quotes and art…

Suicide

A friend got me thinking recently about the moral weight of suicide. I don’t have many thoughts that are clear on the topic, but I did find an interesting quote I thought probably sums up my thoughts well, from Letters from California Jumpers: I instantly realized that everything in my life that I’d thought was…

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Switch

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. – Pablo Picasso Computers are like bikinis. They save people a lot of guesswork. – Sam Ewing They have computers, and they may have other weapons of mass destruction. – Janet Reno That’s what’s cool about working with computers. They don’t argue, they remember everything, and…

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Political Disillusionment

The whole political scene right now makes me want to pull out all of the little hairs on my head. I haven’t posted much lately, because there isn’t one enemy of thought and freedom out there that I can put my finger on – the whole establishment is capricious and personally power-seeking. And things probably…

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Sunday Song

This song has been on replay all weekend in my apartment…

Jerrod Niemann – Lover, Lover

Ouch

Someone sent me these Irish insults that I thought you could use someday: 1. You’re as thick as manure but only half as useful2. A face that would drive rats from a barn3. You are seed, breed and spawn of an English whore4. I never forget an Irish face but in your case I’ll make…

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