Having Your Cake and Eating It, Too: Heaven Without God


Lisa Miller, author of Heaven, appeared on The Colbert Report last night and touched on something I’ve wanted to write about for awhile. I am a committed Christian, one who believes it is possible to have a personal relationship with God. My friends and I frequently discuss this (there’s nothing funnier to them than a [...]

Gary Johnson 2012: Mainstreaming Marijuana Legalization?


No, I won’t vote for him, but the former two-term Governor of New Mexico is going to shake things up in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Every candidate runs as a “true” conservative and struggles to define himself, especially if they have low name recognition. That will not be a problem for Gary [...]

The Miracle of Life


Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report has started a new series in his show called “Stephen Hawking is an A-Hole.” The latest installment is about Hawking’s comment that alien life must exist because of how large the universe is, and that we must avoid contact with it because it could be dangerous.
Hawking compared it to [...]