The Failed Promise of Secularism

Because we believe in secularism, “believers” and “non-believers” are unable to meet on equal terms. The result is that “believers” acquiesce to the political arguments of “non-believers” whose positions seem clearly secular. However, we shall see that secularism is founded on flawed semantics and has not only become unsustainable but the source of religious bigotry. Like Newton’s laws, secularism has […]

True Freedom

You have true freedom when you can act without being acted upon by negative consequences. That’s a pretty good definition of freedom. In those circumstances, you can do anything you like and find satisfaction in the accomplishment. This is not rocket science, but it does seem to escape most of us. The fact that it’s that simple does give you […]

The Resurgent States of America

The “United States of America” has become a misnomer. In 1776, “state” and “nation” were synonyms. The USA could have been named “The United Nations of America”, the UNA. After pushing the British off our shores, the colonies became independent nations but they usually called themselves states. The founders’ goal was to create a federation of these nations, a political […]

Even Rocks Have Rights

This seems like a strange, maybe even oxymoronic topic. Yet because of the simple nature of a rock, you may soon experience the most profound understanding of human rights you have ever had. So bear with me a moment while I set the stage. This special rock is from my flower bed. For me, it represents the extraordinary yet ordinary […]

Here’s the Preface

I saw a  chasm growing between religious and non-religious citizens and I wanted to fix that.  But I was uncertain about my qualifications to write the book to solve the problem. Then I began to review my life experiences, my previous writings, and what others had said about me and I decided I could not only do it, but do […]