Tag Archives: Religion

Re: Secularizing Buddhism–Making it Accessible or Stripping the Roots?

I posted a comment on my geeky Buddhist friend’s guest post on One City: Secularizing Buddhism–Making it Accessible or Stripping the Roots? The comment was long enough that I think it warrants a blog post. So here it is. Vince, i share your concerns in not throwing the Buddhist baby with the secular bathwater 🙂 […]

Bush Evangelizing in China during the Olympics?!

Don’t fear religion, Bush tells China. This may sound harmless, noble even. But when you consider that God is part of Bush’s foreign policy, then be very, very wary.

10 Reasons We Ought to Grow Beyond Our Religion

If you think the New Atheists are mean, then think again. It seems like Steve Pavlina just woke up on the wrong side of the bed when he posted his anti-religion rants personality development tips for smart people. See 10 Reasons You Should Never Have a Religion. “While consciously pursuing your spiritual development is commendable, […]

The New Atheists @ WIE

I just finished reading the featured article, Atheists with Attitude, on the latest issue of What is Enlightenment? magazine. As usual, WIE did a great job at presenting different perspectives, as well as the timeline of the evolution of Atheism. However, I was a bit disappointed with WIE’s take on the New Atheists for the […]

Application of Black Swan to Theology

Here are two theological blogs grooving on the “skeptical empiricism” championed in The Black Swan. via The Presbeterian Polis: Theory-based or Experienced based “Does this mean that all theology is wrong-headed. No. It simply means that theoretical systems are idealistic human creations that seek to create a coherent perspective based on a selection of ideas […]