Skeptical: inclined to question the validity of something purported to be factual. Mystic: someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension. I am among those who are a mystic at heart, and skeptical about many things that western culture presumes to be true. I am skeptical about some of the following: ◾Statistical … Continue reading A Skeptical Mystic?
The only time I ever wish I had a television is during the Olympics. It is not that I am a big sports fan, but there is something about people from all over the world gathering to compete. It is also a very interesting dynamic to see everyone willingly and proudly identify with a certain … Continue reading Olympics, Nationalism, Conquest, Self-Esteem, Fear
Thursday, January 4, 2007. At approximately 6:05am, a large ball of fire streamed through the sky from Ft. Collins to Colorado Springs. I heard the “unconfirmed report” on the radio as I drove to work that morning at 6:30 – “a possible meteor had entered the atmosphere above Ft. Collins.” Perhaps only a few dozen … Continue reading A Camel Swallowed