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The Keepers … and Besty DeVos

At the invitation of an atheist friend, I watched the Netflix documentary series The Keepers recently. The series is the result of an investigation not by the Baltimore police, but by victims and concerned citizens who took it upon themselves to do the … Continue reading

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Mike Pence’s School Voucher Program Financed an Islamic School in Indiana

In the age of Trump and Pence, Betsy DeVos will be in charge of public education but does not believe in public education, preferring instead to privatize schools with a strong preference for using public money to fund educational institutions that engage … Continue reading

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Cyrenaic Reasonings V: an Aesthetic Education

While discussing the literature of Walter Pater, Kurt Lampe argues that the function of (rational hedonistic) philosophy is “to remove impediments to the purest and most immediate reception of … experiences”. Here, as I discussed in Tending the Garden, philosophy (literally, … Continue reading

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Parables: the Joys of Being Carried

Carry Me or I Will Carry You Much more magical than any book in the Christian or Jewish Bible, the book of Parables in the Humanist Bible reads at times like the Humanist 1,001 Nights … stories within stories within stories, … Continue reading

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Reasonings on the Book of Epistles

Epistles could be termed the Book of Good Manners, a book which completes one’s education within the Humanist Bible. It concerns itself mainly with the importance of wholesome association and of a good education in how to properly conduct oneself … Continue reading

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