Archive for September, 2009

So today is September 30–happy Blasphemy Day. If you’ve done any poking around my site, it will be painfully obvious that I’m not an atheist or agnostic, but I do have hope for today. First, some background. I’m ill-educated on the matter, but from what I understand, the purpose of B-day is to strike out […]


It’s better to become right than to be right. When you become right, you seek to change your views to accommodate the truth. When you try to BE right, you try to change the truth to accommodate your views. This is one of the differences between humility and pride.


Shut Up

27Sep09

There have to be a hundred other ways to ask for someone to be quiet… Why then, if not to disrespect someone, would we tell them to shut up. I just perceive that to be SUCH a disrespectful thing to say unless it’s in a joking context or perhaps a moment of severity where immediate […]