Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep 12 2010

Deus or Darwin

A universe that’s seen as randomFrightens those who crave control—They want a god, to walk in tandem;Faiths arise, cos folks demand ‘em—Comfort, really, is their goal;Thus charismatic leaders’ fandomSell their brain to save their soul. With their control in diminutionSome will act to ease the threat;Hitting on a strange solution,Lose their trust in evolution;Try, instead, …

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Sep 10 2010

One Nation Indivisible

“We are all Americans, we stand together. I think it is absolutely important now for majority of Americans to hang onto that thing that is best in us: a belief in religious tolerance. We have to make sure we don’t start turning on each other. We are one nation under God. We may call that …

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Sep 10 2010

Extra! Extra!

Pastor JonesCries and moansAnd spouts his hateful viewsHe makes it clearFor us to hearAnd floods the evening newsAs cameras clickHe does his shtickAnd writers meet their deadlinesSomehow his shitIs “news that’s fitTo print” and makes the headlinesThis Jones, I think,Enjoys his inkWhen writers praise or scoff—So I suggestIt might be bestTo turn the cameras off. …

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Sep 05 2010

Dear CreationConversations…

Dear CreationConversations, could you help me out a bit?We’re about to study Science, where in truth I must admitThat my knowledge base is lacking, and I really don’t know shit,‘Cept the science that my pastor says is true— Like that evolution’s evil, which already I’d suspected,Cos if God says we’re created, then that doesn’t mean …

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Sep 02 2010

Ex Nihilo

In the beginning, there was a void,Which left a lot of folks annoyed.So Hawking thought he’d take the caseAnd looked through time and space. He looked to where it all began—This thoughtful and inquiring man—To where some say there must be GodAnd thought, “well, this is odd.” “From gravity alone, I seeThe Universe that came …

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Sep 01 2010

Can I Get You Something?

Suppose you were down in the holeBut were not a moleAnd were thus unaccustomed to life 700 meters undergroundWhere you are now found.And suppose that everything that people could send to you had to fit into a hole barely the size of your fist—What’s on your list? Seriously… I have been thinking about this for …

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