Monthly Archives: August 2020

The Christ myth- separating diamonds from dung.

The fundamental problem with Paul’s Christ myth was outlined by Thomas Jefferson and Leo Tolstoy. They stated that the Christ of Paul “buries the diamonds” of Historical Jesus. The message of Jesus emphasized the themes of unlimited forgiveness and inclusion … Continue reading

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Living a human story

A framework for understanding human story (some essential features of human life and experience, or “the meaning of life”) Scattered throughout his books, Joseph Campbell presents an outline for understanding human life/human story. I have added to his basic points, … Continue reading

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Patterns and outcomes of alarmism eruptions

(Continuing the anti-alarmism project of this site) As we grow up, we are exposed to a variety of inherited ideas. We embrace those to shape our personal understanding of life, and to explain the world to ourselves. Many of the … Continue reading

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