“The Faith of Science” by Brendyn Rucker

An online friend, Brendyn Rucker, has this — and more — to say about science, religion, and their proper magnification according to him: No other narrative spreads itself so vastly across our existence than that of broken man trying to be made whole. That is what religion aims to point to—the brokenness within us all.…

Prudence. Temperance. Justice. Fortitude.

I’m inventing a new morning routine to improve my mind, body, and soul. I’ll be doing pushups in sets numbering multiples of four, saying aloud with each pushup the four cardinal virtues: “Prudence. Temperance. Justice. Fortitude.” Sort of a self-administered Classical/Christian boot camp brainwashing exercise. Feel free to plagiarize the idea for yourself if you…

Definitions of Unshakable Faith

Off the top of my head, four definitions of unshakable faith: 1. Using the five senses, calling it like you see it, and still choosing to believe in your imaginary friend. 2. Taking what works from your religion of choice, discarding what doesn’t work, and adding what is distinctly your own. 3. Questioning authority, seeing…