Gad Saad tweeted today that the Reason Rally has a code of conduct that prohibits "speaking against religion". This, I thought, seems unreasonable, so I did a quick Google search and found the text of their Code of Conduct. Read it for yourself. To me it smacks of a great deal of the opposition to free … Continue reading Reason Rally: Reasonable?
Two years ago I finished three years of research into the history of Christianity, concentrating on its beginnings. I cast the results of that research in an historical novel about what might actually, historically have happened during the life of a Jewish prophet, Jesus from Nazareth. There is a surprising amount of research on this … Continue reading The Beginning and End of Christianity
So, last year I published a book that I had been writing and researching for three years. It's a good story. It's got good characters, good dialog, action (guns and swords), mystery, spans two millennia, delves into the historical origins and subsequent beliefs that underpin Christianity and offers a sensible, although not orthodox alternative to … Continue reading Body of Evidence
When I was fairly young, I remember going to my mother with the news that I had (somehow) figured out that Santa was not real, but was a fiction made up by parents to deceive their children. Why this was, I was not sure, nor am I today. Thas was so long ago that I … Continue reading Pesky Facts