Browsing Posts published in March, 2011

Just looking up the word “prophet” you can get definitions and an enormous list of prophets. You can also get a list of false prophets, which to many of us, is a redundancy. Most prophecies are justified by the true believer in hindsight by ad hoc reasoning, special pleading, or moving the goal posts to [...]

Back in 1975 I went to my first NSA Buddhist meeting. There were obvious cultural issues; men sat on one side of the room and women sat on the other; everyone was sitting on the floor and on their knees; everything about the altar area was oriental; half of the people in the room were [...]