The Faitheism Project Podcast S2E13: “How To Be A Better…”

These are the times that try men’s souls, Thomas Paine wrote in “The Crisis” (1776). The American Revolution was happening all around him. He understood because he was living through it that “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered.” Paine could easily have been talking about today – and about what Vladimir Putin has doneContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast S2E13: “How To Be A Better…””

The Faitheism Project Podcast, S2E11: “Pandemic Of The Soul”

Randy and I recorded this podcast a few days before Vladimir Putin changed pretty much every conversation about everything. While we don’t reference Putin – and the pandemic raging inside his soul (if he has one) – one look at Putin sitting at one end of a very long table, his ministers at the otherContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast, S2E11: “Pandemic Of The Soul””

The Faitheism Project Podcast S2 E10: “Is Christianity A ‘Hyperobject’?”

Climate change… nuclear weapons… evolution… these things all are what self described “environmental philosopher” Timothy Morton, the Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice University calls “HYPEROBJECTS” – a term he coined to describe entities of such vast temporal and spatial dimensions that they defeat traditional ideas about what a thing is in theContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast S2 E10: “Is Christianity A ‘Hyperobject’?””

The Faitheism Project Podcast Season Two, Episode One: “The Conversation Continues”

There’s an excellent joke that even an atheist can get: “Q: How do you make God laugh? A: Tell him your plans”. Mel Brooks made that exact idea the theme song of his movie “The Twelve Chairs” — “Hope For The Best, Expect The Worst”. Disruption is simply one of Life’s possibilities. Disruptions happen organically:Continue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast Season Two, Episode One: “The Conversation Continues””

The Faitheism Project Podcast, Episode #37: “A Very Human Story”

Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl except, it turns out, girl was never actually a girl and boy was never actually a boy. That’s a modern re-telling of a classic story.  One of the things, as far as we can tell, that sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdomContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast, Episode #37: “A Very Human Story””