The Extended Family #2

Like any parent God created us To do the things he can’t himself. Can God wonder? Can God be surprised? Can God be given anything? In his image, yes. But looks can be deceiving. Can God wish? Can God fear? Can God dream? Can God forget? No wonder he is a jealous god. No wonder he flings down his commandments. No wonder he arranges all these coincidences, then snaps “I told you so”. No wonder he formulates the theory That … Read on…

Humanist Values- Relationships

At the risk of inciting more anti-Humanist Manifesto III feelings, I am going to stubbornly continue through the list. :) Next up is one which is even less specific than the last: Humans are social by nature and find meaning in relationships. By my standards, at least, that is more of a New-age philosophy than it is a Humanist philosophy. It feels vaguely like something taken from a Depok Chopra self-help book. Still, we will soldier on. Read on…