Jul 31

5 Facts About Evolution and Religion

Are faith and belief in evolution necessarily at odds? According to Pope Francis, the answer is no. Indeed, the pope recently reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church’s view that “evolution in nature is not inconsistent” with church teaching on creation, pushing the debate on human origins back into the news.FT_14.10.29_humanEvolution

Although most U.S. Catholics accept the idea of evolution in some form, a substantial percentage of American adults reject the scientific explanation for the origins of human life, and a number of religious groups in the U.S. maintain that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution through natural selection is not correct because it conflicts with their views of creation.

Full article: (www.pewresearch.org)

Oct 03

All-or-Nothing Thinking

I have realized that I engage in all-or-nothing thinking. I should stop it. Unless I already know (and respect) you, one thing can set me off.

“That girl wears crocs. Fuck that. She doesn’t get to talk to me.”
“He is religious? Fuck that, too. Get me out of here.”
“He drives a Hummer? Hahahahah. NO.”
“I’m pretty sure I saw him wearing Ed Hardy… … ……………”

Sound familiar?

(BTW, if you fit into one of these categories I wasn’t thinking of you and probably didn’t know.)