Archive for May, 2007

Arch Rock, Oregon

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007
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I Felt the Earth Move

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

On Sunday afternoon I was lying down trying to nap, when the bed and the room shook vigorously. It was very brief, as though someone had slammed a huge door shut. Yep, it was an earthquake. The epicenter was about 20 miles away and the magnitude 3.4, which is probably why the tremor felt so […]

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The Stakes of Human Conflict

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Religion raises the stakes of human conflict much higher than tribalism, racisim, or politics ever can, as it is the only form of in-group/out-group thinking that casts the differences between people in terms of eternal rewards and punishments. –Sam Harris, Letter to a Christian Nation

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