Monthly Archives: September 2016

America’s Third and Fourth Parties

Politics in America is a nauseating, embarrassing subject. The Plutocracy is so shameless that, in last night’s presidential debate, Jill Stein of the Green Party was barred from participating and her supporters were arrested. She had to resort to twitter in … Continue reading

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RJB V: Science Fiction and the Gospels

My kingdom is not of this world. – Jesus of Nazareth The Parable of the Weeds is one of the strangest portions of the Gospel, and in fact many believers in UFO phenomena have drawn inspiration from it, arguing that … Continue reading

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Happy Twentieth: On Passing-By

Happy 20th of September to all the Epicureans everywhere. This month I’ll be following up on my Atheism 2.1 piece, which discusses the tensions between militant atheism and ataraxia, and sharing a precept given to us by Grandfather Nietzsche which might … Continue reading

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RJB IV: On Chosenness and the Parable of the Wedding Banquet

Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them … Continue reading

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The Likeness of Haile Selassie and Colin Kaepernick

I noticed this recently. When their pictures are set side by side, it’s shocking how much Colin Kaepernick looks like Ethiopian emperor Ras Tafari Makonnen, aka Haile Selassie … not to mention their anti-Babylon (anti-Western imperialism) politics are similar. Here … Continue reading

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God and the Atom: Book Review

Victor J Stenger, who passed away a couple of years ago, was one of the staunchest defenders of the classical model of physics, the one that remains truest to the original model invented by the Leucippus-Democritus dynamic duo and perfected … Continue reading

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RJB III: By Their Fruits You Will Know Them

The blog series RJB is based on my reading of the Jefferson Bible for the 21st Century, published by Humanist Press. By extension, it is a secular re-reading and reinterpretation of the Gospels. Beware of false prophets, who come to … Continue reading

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