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Posts from the ‘Religion’ Category

On Atheism and Veganism, Part Deux

“On Atheism and Veganism” created what was for the most part a respectful, interesting discussion that brought up a couple of items I’d like to clarify or explore. First off, I began the post with, “For me, atheism and veganism…

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On Foundation Beyond Belief

It’s officially Day 2 for Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB), and I’m watching carefully. I think I’ll join today, as I’m not sure I can make a fair judgment on the process and the structure (and the success, whatever that means)…

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On Atheism and Veganism

For me, atheism and veganism go hand-in-hand. Why? Most of us were born to or adopted by people who eat animals and believe in a god, and that was all a mere accident of birth and/or geography. But something inside…

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On Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems

Next year’s Mind and Life Conference is called “Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems: A Dialogue Between Economics, Neuroscience and Contemplative Sciences.” Here’s a quote from the homepage of the conference’s site, “The ongoing global financial crisis shows clearly…

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