Author Archives: pk

About pk

Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.

Bible Law

Reading Notes / Re: Robert Wright, The Evolution of God Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday (I’m reading the former, wow; rereading the latter: also wow, very.) Moses gave the Jews Ten Commandments: laws if you will. Jesus gave us … Continue reading

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Universe as Theater

/ Cosmology … Theology / When I was a kid it seemed to me that the congregation of my church was on the same page as my Sunday School teacher: God would judge us, our sins would be exposed. God … Continue reading

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Monthly

Monthly: scrapbook: reborn each month (Monthly Note follows below) My President Ho boy, talk about impeaching Trump: for dong what he’s famous for: firing somebody. Talk about impeachment should allow him to rest easy: if we didn’t impeach Nixon then … Continue reading

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Shaman US

/ Reading Notes / Wright, Robert: The Evolution of God (Understand: Shame on US is a domain I registered 27 or so years ago.) People pay the shaman to caste evil spirits from their sick child. People do the same … Continue reading

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Five Spirits

/ Cosmology / Anthropology, Religion / From Robert Wright, Evolution of God Linguist Albert Samuel Gatschet studied the Klamath language and culture. He identified five types of supernatural spirits. They apparently fill the quorum for gods, etc. Gatschet’s writings on the Klamath … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

/ Chat / Seasonal / Happy Easter! I loved Easter as a kid. The forsythia was in bloom! Broke as we were, Mom tried to get us new clothes. I loved the choir singing the Hallelujah Chorus. I was in … Continue reading

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Resurrection Blues

Cosmology / Religion / God / The gospels tell how on the third day Jesus rose again from the dead. The gospels further tell how Jesus appeared before his disciples. Even seeing his master Thomas doubted: and had to poke … Continue reading

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