Religion – What defines a cult?

I just read the article from the BBC “Park Romney: Why he turned against the Mormon Church”. If you read this blog with any frequency then you know I like to talk about religion.  I like to talk about the historical aspects, the origins, customs and ceremonies etc.  Religion has impacted humanity more than any…… Continue reading Religion – What defines a cult?

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Afghan civilians murdered by US soldier

Two very quick observations here.  1.  Did you notice that no media outlet used the word “murder” to describe what happened?  2.  The media never mentioned the victims names.  – All of the attention was focused on the soldier and nobody reported on the victims.  This was pointed out by Common Dreams  – No One…… Continue reading Afghan civilians murdered by US soldier

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Past Meets the Present – Infinite City

I’m currently reading a book called “Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas” When most people hear the word “Atlas” they think of boring school subjects and perhaps don’t bother to lift the cover.  For me however, I opened the cover and this book has kept me spellbound.  As any reader of this blog knows, I…… Continue reading Past Meets the Present – Infinite City