The Consequences of Facts

The Consequences of Facts

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. ~Ayn Rand Fake news has come to be news we don’t want to believe irrespective of facts. It is inconvenient truth claws we attempt to ignore into retraction pretending the scratches in our flesh don’t exist. It is a way to cast […]

Tormented By Logic Twisted

Tormented By Logic Twisted

Who has not asked himself at some time or another: Am I a monster or is this what it means to be a person. ~Clarice Lispector Sunday morning shuffle into a church with head bowed. I prostrate myself on the cold oak floorboards fatigued by the sin-laden footsteps from legions of penitents seeking absolution for […]

Christianity and ‘The Donald’ Are Incompatible (aka: Christian Hypocrisy)

Christianity and ‘The Donald’ Are Incompatible (aka: Christian Hypocrisy)

Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk Christian. ~Herman Melville The greatest detriment to the growth of Christianity is self-proclaimed Christians who preach Jesus with their words while denying Him with their actions. Hypocrisy in action. The Hypocrite. This is not just my proclamation. I have heard it expressed by Christian preachers […]

The Impossible Pedestal

The Impossible Pedestal

He was the son of the sun and a simple woman. ~Eduardo Galeano Herstory is littered with beings born of a God and a common woman. Seems the gods with the heavens at their fingertips had a difficult time abstaining from the human honeypot. Some offspring were considered to be god incarnate such as Jesus […]

Sins of Omission (We Are All Guilty)

Sins of Omission (We Are All Guilty)

To aid and abet in the destruction of a single species or in the extermination of a single tribe is to commit a crime against God, a mortal since against Mother Nature. ~Edward Abbey The human race is tainted by the belief that we have been given dominion by god to rule over Earth. It […]

Is Hate Increasing?

Is Hate Increasing?

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. ~Martin Luther King Jr. Hate seems to be on the rise in our world. It seems to be growing exponentially, spewing out of human vessels in a heap of vomit onto fellow vessels. It’s a stench […]

I Weep For My Nation

I Weep For My Nation

The horizon leans forward, Offering you space to place new steps of change. Here, on the pulse of this fine day You may have the courage To look up and out upon me, the Rock, the River, the Tree, your country. ~Maya Angelou Yesterday, for the first time, I heard the poem, On The Pulse […]

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