Category Archives: The god problem

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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O beautiful for spacious skies…

You’ve probably read all these news events in the past week, but for me–devoted as I am to time lines because they reveal patterns in reality–Harper’s Weekly Review summarizes this week’s facts of life perfectly: A Democrat in Iowa withdrew … Continue reading

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