July 31, 2008
I like Ann Druyen's ( Carl Sagan's widower) perspectives on the schism between science and qualities normally attributed to "spirituality"...She helps bring the concepts of awe and wonder back to the realm of science.
Any religious ideas that involve magical thinking, (most?) are equally ludicrous...and some dangerous.
I've been ignostic since late teens ( though I dabbled with eastern thought during my early/mid teens).
Living in the land of woo, I am looking to connect with people who value critical thinking and find meaning and joy without having to lean on a creation story/myth to be whole...and the nearer to Santa Barbara the better. Maybe I will have to start