Monthly Archive: February 2009

Feb 05 2009

Greta Reading in Marin, Greta on Sirius Radio, and Blog Carnivals!

A couple of announcements, and some blog carnivals! I’m going to be doing a reading tomorrow (Friday), in Marin County. It’s part of Susie Bright’s book tour for her new anthology, “X: The Erotic Treasury.” It’ll be at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., in Corte Madera. This reading will feature Bill Noble, and Susie …

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Feb 04 2009

Just Sitting Around Thinking: The Difference Between Philosophy and Theology

It’s been a little while since I’ve formally studied philosophy, so please forgive me if I get some of this wrong (and of course, please correct me). So if just sitting around thinking about stuff doesn’t count as exploring the world, then what, if anything, is the value of philosophy? The other day in my …

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Feb 02 2009

The “Exploration” of God, or, How Do You Solve A Problem Like Religion?

So how is it that theists propose to discover the truth about God? When I wrote my piece the other day about the Big Theologians’ Big Questions for Atheists — and how embarrassingly weak they were — there was a bit that I overlooked. And frankly, I’m somewhat disappointed with myself. Yes, it was just …

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