Tag Archives: Science or Religion

Father McGeary

Father McGeary had been a navy chaplain and the chaplain at a women’s jail and detention center before he was assigned to the parish. He looked just like a stereotypical Southie mick because that’s who he was. He was the … Continue reading

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Different Worlds

A long time ago in a world far, far, away there lived two best friends. They were girls whose families had migrated, to the rural community where they met, from Somewhere Else. In 1976, just a few years after Roe … Continue reading

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Lifeless Mind

Oh my freakin’ head! Okay, I made a mistake. Oops, I meant another mistake. I have a FB page complete with alias, being deeply embedded in the internet undercover protection program requires dedication. I get a lot of political junk email, … Continue reading

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Death Penalty

It pains me to know that we have not evolved past the need for the death penalty. My heart hurts for Troy Davis, because there was no conclusive physical evidence in his conviction, as much as it hurts for James … Continue reading

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Practical Wow

One of my business friends is married to the lawyer, who represents our business interests. There isn’t a whole lot to it really, drafting documents and sending invoices for what would seem like large amounts if I didn’t realize that … Continue reading

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Mindless Life

Earlier this week, a conservative Christian blathered on about the appalling irony and hypocrisy that deeply offended him when pro-choice advocates could not understand the absence of due process in the bin Laden assassination by the United States, which blatantly ignored the sovereignty of … Continue reading

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Selling Science

There are two world-renowned research labs not far from where I live. Sometimes our micro-businesses work for the research scientists in their personal lives. I am rarely jealous of anything so I don’t mind admitting that I am sick with … Continue reading

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Measured Perspective

There are adults in this country, and in the community where I live, who have no interest in what is happening here much less what is happening in Japan. I can barely stand to watch news coverage of the natural … Continue reading

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Living Right

Recently, I had a conversation with a childhood friend regarding reproductive choice. My friend is a Christian, promoting the rights of the unborn and I am a godless, pro-choice supporter. My friend is also male. His stance is offensive to me because … Continue reading

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Unbelievable

People, I grew up with, have begun to die. Sometimes the deaths are shockingly unexpected. In my own little domestic bubble, we have both lost family and friends who were deeply and truly loved. Our parents and grandparents have made their … Continue reading

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