Humanity, Not Quite Ready for Civilization: Reverence for Life in a Washed-Up World

The fifth and final part in a series that explores whether humanity is ready for Civilization. Click these links to read Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV. Sometimes you have to break a thing down into its simplest parts to understand it afresh. At other times, you have to be broken, or […]

If You’re Happy and You Know It: A Journey from Evangelical Homophobia to Equal Sign

One of the hallmarks of fundamentalist evangelical Christianity is a reduction of the remarkably complex human cosmos into theo-gibberish apothegms that would make any fortune cookie throw up. Growing up, sexual education and western philosophical tradition were summed up neatly by my father with the following dictum: “The Greek philosophers were just a bunch of […]