Criticism of Religion

This girl can’t “imagine there’s no heaven”

By now, you may have seen the news about the five-year-old who decided to die. How do you talk to your kids about death? It must be difficult. I say it must be difficult because (for better and for worse) there is no way I’ll ever know for sure (unless we adopt, I suppose). So… Continue reading This girl can’t “imagine there’s no heaven”

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The difference between tolerance and respect

My UU minister brought up the topic of respect a few weeks ago, saying that it went further than tolerance. I’d like to examine this subject up close. First, a couple of definitions (from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New College Edition, 1976): tolerance: The capacity for or practice of allowing or… Continue reading The difference between tolerance and respect