Quantcast

Sastra

Author's details

Name: Sue Strandberg
Date registered: 24 May 2013

Latest posts

  1. A Curse in Miracles — 26 May 2013
  2. We’re here at Pharyngula and it’s still …. Caturday! — 25 May 2013
  3. The diversity of Diversity — 25 May 2013
  4. The 2013 Dawkins Award goes to … Steven Pinker — 24 May 2013
  5. Pope Reaches Out to the Damned — 24 May 2013

Author's posts listings

May 26 2013

A Curse in Miracles

Woe is me and alas! Pity me, for I am a secular humanist and gnu atheist embarked on trying to read the quintessential New Age non-dualistic blueprint for spiritual transformation, Dr. Helen Schucman’s A Course in Miracles. And it is heavy going indeed. All I’ve done so far is download the free excerpt from kindle …

Continue reading »

May 25 2013

We’re here at Pharyngula and it’s still …. Caturday!

So … PZ is in Romania and the World Clock shows it’s the wee hours of the morning there. Little doubt then that he is probably fast asleep. What could possibly be more harmless than this? Or a better time to post it …?

May 25 2013

The diversity of Diversity

Atheists are not popular. This comes as no surprise to us or anyone, really. As far as I can tell we are dead last in every U.S. poll in which we are included and explicit terrorists, Nazis, and the Westboro Baptist Church are not. I suppose the cultural assumption that ‘you need God to be …

Continue reading »

May 24 2013

The 2013 Dawkins Award goes to … Steven Pinker

Who well deserves it, I think. It’s “presented every year to honor an outstanding atheist whose contributions raise public awareness of the nontheist life stance.” Very laudatory and gratifying press release here. I just finished reading his Better Angels of Our Nature: Why violence has declined. I thought it a well-reasoned and researched testament to …

Continue reading »

May 24 2013

Pope Reaches Out to the Damned

Hello, all. Sastra here doing a guest post for PZ, who is toiling hard, very hard, in Romania. Or sleeping. Either; both. Please bear with me then as I try to figure out how to work this thing. Trial and error… My title echoes an old one from the Onion. The Cracker People are at …

Continue reading »