Category Archives: Books

Plato at the Googleplex, a Review of Sorts

I don’t usually do book reviews except in passing. I found when I used to do album reviews for Relix magazine that I couldn’t do a standard objective review, try as I might.  I bought into Gonzo journalism where writers … Continue reading

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The Venerable Shakespeare was a Secular Humanist

Though Shakespeare doesn’t address religion specifically, the wars between protestants and catholics, would have ensured that he was at least familiar with protestant rites and rituals since it was the national religion by law. While it must be inferred what Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Grieving for the Living: The Book

Donate to the project here. A few months ago I wrote a blog here, “Grieving for the Living“, about the pain and loss I felt after my parents disowned me. Something I didn’t expected happened: I received a dozens upon … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation and Daniel Baldwin Makes Me Depressed

I sat down to write about Christmas With a Capital C, the anti-atheist Christmas movie from a bazillion years ago, but I didn’t get through 10 minutes of the movie before I turned it off. It wasn’t because of the … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST SCAMS ON EARTH

Today we’re looking at PT Barnum and his book Humbugs of the World. After all, there’s no one who knows a sham better than a professional sham salesman. “Humbug” as you probably know, is an old world for “bullshit” or … Continue reading

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8 Book Everyone Should Read By Neil deGrasse Tyson

A couple of weeks ago Mr. Tyson showed up on reddit.  He was asked what book should an intelligent person read. Here is the list of 8 book that he gave.  Some redditors left links to free audio books as … Continue reading

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