“The Evolution of the Word ‘Evolution’”

Posting the article, “The Evolution of the Word ‘Evolution,’” recommended by @OxfordWords may stimulate discussion about  the accuracy of the claims made in the article and about the evolution of the word evolution, but words are my thing, so object or correct the article if you wish: It is curious … Continue reading

“Give Peace a Chance”

@OxfordWords reminds us today is International Day of Peace. In 2001, the General Assembly by unanimous vote adopted resolution 36/67, which established 21 September as an annual day of non-violence and cease-fire. Thirty-two years earlier, in the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Quebec John Lennon wrote “Give Peace a Chance” during … Continue reading

“What Does Secular Mean?”

The question, “What Does Secular Mean?” comes from Jack at Atheist Revolution a blog dedicated to breaking free from irrational belief and opposing Christian extremism. Jack writes short, thought-provoking posts, and “What Does Secular Mean?” is especially thought provoking: Despite widespread confusion, secularism is not synonymous with atheism. So what … Continue reading

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