Call this a draft, maybe I’ll come back to smooth it out.
I try to be daring, pure in heart and completely honest. It’s not easy, but it sure does feel good when I am able. Some people seem to have chosen to simplify the problem, to have either their faith or their reason shut out the other half. I find each needs the other, without reason, faith has no relevance and without faith reason has no purpose.
My dad was a physicist, the ultimate staid rationalist and a very regular old fashioned Protestant. Life was rather dull, and then I smelled a rat, actually lots of them, conventional thinking that simply didn’t have the ring of truth. That was a long time ago.
Trying to be considerate, of course, there’s now no idea I wouldn’t still gladly smash to bits if it does not have it. It’s not, for example, quite truthful to harden individual sites to protect them against terrorism. Continue reading