My morning reading

Each morning, I spend some quiet time in devotion and study. My current study material is a 2005 missive from the Universal House of Justice (guiding institution for the global Bahá’í community) entitled One Common Faith. It is an...

Off to Boskone…

Jeff and I are among the Guests of Honor at Boskone this weekend where we will be performing, filking, paneling and at which I will give the first ever reading from my soon-to-be-released novel, Devil’s...

Guns and the Religion of Competitive Materialism

Thanks to my friend Mark Heinz for catalyzing this post. I started out to reply to something he said on Facebook, only to realize that exploring the subject made for a post that was just...

Healthcare Mythology 101: Socialized Medicine?

I’d like to talk about mythology. Not Greek mythology or Norse mythology, but American Healthcare mythology. In his book, The Healing of America, TR Reid listed a number of healthcare myths he had busted in the course...

Media and Race Bias—Is that a thing?

Just stumbled across an article on media race (ethnic) bias on DailyKOS that I found thought-provoking. Let me say right off the bat that I’m not sure what to do with the term “race” since it’s basically...