Lighting a candle in toxic air.
October 9: Imagining John Lennon
John Lennon (1940) It was on this date, October 9, 1940, that John Winston Lennon was born in Liverpool, England. John Lennon had working-class roots, but went to art school and loved popular music. Having gotten together with songwriting collaborator Paul McCartney, who introduced Lennon to George Harrison, and a drummer to be named later […]
February 26: Victor Hugo
To a census-taker, who asked him in 1872 if he was a Catholic, Hugo replied, "No. A Freethinker." Hugo predicted that Christianity would soon disappear, but men would still believe in God.
December 18: The Powerlessness of Prayer
Those who believe prayer will help them and know they are being prayed for may indeed get better, thanks to the placebo effect. The same could be said of giving pets to the elderly who like animals.
God, Capitalism and the Chilean Miners
Christians say you need faith in a higher power to behave morally. Well if, like God and capitalists, you don’t have faith in any higher power, then I completely understand the amorality!
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