Comic

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I (don’t) believe; help my (un)belief!

The reference to Mark 9:24 came to mind when reading this Jesus And Mo comic. For those not familiar, J&M is written by an anonymous author (for her/his protection) and is very anti-religion. Often the strip has very prescient and insightful comments and there is always truth in it. I am well aware of the research the Barmaid refers to in this strip, but I cannot get past the logical rejoinder that is omitted. If all […]

What to consider before choosing academia

I don’t really have an essay to write on the subject yet. I just wanted to use this Berger & Wyse comic. I could, of course, write something quite long on the subject, but for the moment I will simply say this: If you are considering a doctoral program and becoming a faculty member, do it because you love it.  

Another take on atonement

I am sure many of my readers are familiar with Jesus and Mo. This is a comic by one or more atheists lampooning Jesus/Christianity and Muhammed/Islam. I don’t agree, obviously, with the sentiment of the cartoon, but given the recent discussion I thought it worth saying. And it wouldn’t been “everyone a goat” it would be a whole lotta goats, for each of us.  

Internet Ethics

It starts, as it often does on my blog, with a Bizarro comic: It makes me think and wonder. On the one hand, it does seem that the last twenty years and the overwhelming success of the internet has brought about a change in our behavior, a move towards the unethical. Perhaps we need ‘internet ethics.” On the other hand, I don’t think things are that different and all that has happened is that the […]