Category Archives: The god problem

The pledge of allegiance in court? Since when?

Since when did participants in a trial have to take the pledge of allegiance, presumably to the flag? This is only a New York Law Journal abstract and doesn’t say where this trial was held. In a fifth grade class? … Continue reading

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Why has everybody forgotten psychosis as the cause of violence?

It’s perplexed me for years: someone who can clearly be described as psychotic is violent, yet in the hierarchy of propounded explanations for the violence, psychosis falls to a footnote in shrunken print. If it appears at all. Instead, the … Continue reading

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The god problem and the moons of Jupiter

A double digit number has just blown me away. Here’s why: A few years ago, when I was working on a book entitled, Falling for Galileo: A Romance With History, I read Galileo’s monograph, Sidereus Nuncius (“The Starry Messenger”), in … Continue reading

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