Only human beings lie, devise pogroms, murder for recreation, steal, libel, slander and perform crossword puzzles. This says nothing new about the condition of being human, but it does help to illuminate the special contributions of the soul.
Category Archives: Faith
I think good religion is good for good people. It has been my frequent observation that religion tends to make good people better, bad people worse and the rest of us more neurotic. I believe the good use religion to … Continue reading
I believe we all suffer to some degree. What I’m beginning to realize is that faith does not necessarily minimize our pain but it does tend to minimize its personal importance.
I don’t think that there is any such thing as absolute or perfect faith for us mere mortals. Otherwise, it would be called certainty. Faith has value (to us) because it is something we must continually work on to perfect. … Continue reading
Why do otherwise rational people often cling to irrational ideas despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary? The simple truth is that belief is usually more visceral than intellectual. People ultimately believe that which most comfortably fits within their overall belief … Continue reading