It's amazing to think, if not for my sixth grade teacher, I might be an engineer instead of a writer.
Chapter X: The progression of the day had brought us together, our legs touching as I argued with myself whether or not I should kiss her. It seemed a foregone conclusion, but I’d been wrong before.
#Iwantanatheistpresident It's May, now, which means only 4 years and 7 months until the 2016 presidential election. Of course, before that, we have to survive this one. Since Mitt Romney is the Republican Nominee (yes, I know, not technically, but...) and we have a 2-party system in which a 3rd party can never hope to … Continue reading I Want An Atheist President
Jessica Ahlquist is a normal teenage girl. She goes to school, reads Harry Potter and.. oh yeah, challenged her school board on the legality of having a Christian prayer plastered on the wall of her public school. I recently wrote on the prayer in school debate. My opinion on it, in my mind, seems pretty … Continue reading In Support of Jessica Ahlquist
I've just picked up two plates from the table, the remnants of a mostly eaten meal still on them, and I'm balancing them in my left hand as I ask if there will be any dessert for my guests (there will not), 60-something-year-old visitors from Louisiana who have been very pleasant all meal, a friendly … Continue reading I Am An Atheist
Note: I try to keep my philosophical musings to a more theoretical/universal level so they don't fall into the trap of anecdotal irrelevance. However, on this particular topic, my recent experience is too fitting to ignore. Considering the voyeuristic nature of our culture, this is probably the type of thing that I should be writing … Continue reading This is what you get when you mess with us
"There's a difference between philosophy and a bumper sticker." ~ Charles M. Schulz My how we love our quotes. They're short, often pithy, relatively easy to remember (give or take a word or two). Put simply, they are, well, quotable. They sure make life easier. And the internet has made it easier than ever to … Continue reading Quote Mining