Tag Archives: religion

Race

It’s always been hard for me to tell the difference between denial and what used to be known as hope.    – Michael Chabon, The Wonder Boys     I’ve written several shitty first drafts on the subject of race and … Continue reading

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Independence Blues

Every American politician at the national level has to swear to uphold and protect the Constitution of the United States from both foreign and domestic threats. Unfortunately, they don’t have to read it.  Or understand it.  Or even, you know, … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight

Well. I didn’t see this coming. I went to bed on election night before anything was decided and woke to a different country than I thought I was living in. And, these days later, I’m still trying to get my … Continue reading

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A Stolen Faith

Today is another stolen holiday, spent on stolen land. I’ve been pondering the notions of entitlement and privilege while readying our house for sale.  There is nothing quite like middle class real estate these days to challenge any notions of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Lament

At least 45,000 years ago, modern humans noticed the cycles and positions of the moon, the cycles of dying and rebirth, and our total dependance upon the planet to supply our needs. Both summer and winter solstices became times of … Continue reading

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It’s a miracle!

A fighter jet malfunctions and the Navy tells us it’s a “miracle” because no humans were killed. You gotta love a religion that encourages this kind of thinking. On this high holy day in Christianity, I reflect on what the … Continue reading

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