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Mr. Bojangles, Rascal, God and Me — 9/7/11

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Well, the deed is done.  I’m saddened, but not all broken up about it; after all he was just a cat.  Still, if he’d have been suffering with pain, I could better justify putting him down September 6th at 6:30 pm. I found him at the end of November 1994, along with two other kittens […]

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A Socratic Dialogue

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

A friend of mine and I were talking recently about the “Socratic Dialogues” so famously part of Greek philosophical thought.  I got to thinking:  If Socrates were a Christian, perhaps he would engage in a dialogue along the lines of the one below, concerning the veracity of Scripture and the limitations of reason. Infidelus:  “You are a Christian, are […]

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How About Some More of That Free Pizza? (an article from 2009)

Monday, April 18th, 2011

From a December 12, 2008 Collegian article, I gather atheism is alive and well in Happy Valley.  In front of Old Main on December 11, the Penn State Atheist and Agnostic Association offered free pizza to anyone willing to blaspheme the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. On one level this bothers me, as […]

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