Frankly, I’m Embarrassed to be Your Colleague

To my fellow science fiction and fantasy writers. Merriam-Webster online defines professionalism as follows: “the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well” The science fiction and fantasy genre is woefully lacking in such. Reposted from my Facebook… Continue reading

On the Predictibility of Christian Fiction

Funny how things happen sometimes. My daughter brings home movie passes from time to time as a benefit of working at the theater. So, just a few hours after writing yesterday’s blog entry about science and faith, I was on my way to see the film God’s Not Dead. I’m… Continue reading

Faith vs Science – We Don’t Believe in the Big Bang

Along with the doubt about human-caused global warming comes doubt in another accepted science axiom. Consider this quote taken from the pages of the Seattle Times, specifically this article on skepticism of the Big Bang. “Science ignorance is pervasive in our society, and these attitudes are reinforced when some of… Continue reading

Why Francis is the Right Man to be Pope – Part Deux

It seems my recent post on Pope Francis was posted a few days too early. Props to George Takei for pointing out this article that gives us some insight on what the Pope actually thinks about gays. Of course his words are largely in line with the teachings of his… Continue reading

Why Francis is the Right Man to be Pope

Now that Pope Francis has been in office a few months, it’s pretty clear he is a different kind of Pope than were his predecessors. Through social media and my writing connections, I interact with a lot of people who see the world in a different way than I do…. Continue reading

Potpourri – Random Thoughts 7/16/13

Novel In Progress It has been a hectic few weeks here at Entropy Central. Business side has been keeping me busy, so Proxima Centauri, the sequel to Rigel Kentaurus, had to be put on hold. On top of the client work, I’m also teaching a summer class that consumes too… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts – Reverence

Today rounds out the 12 points of the scout law I have been using to fill the first 12 weeks of this new meme. The twelfth point of the Scout Law reads “A scout is reverent.” Rarely do I discuss religion on this blog, and never do I evangelize. I… Continue reading

Mrs. Jesus

I don’t typically write about religious topics, but over the last couple of days, this seems to be a theme. I read about today’s topic in this morning’s newspaper and found it interesting enough to comment on. It has come to light recently that Harvard Professor of Divinity Karen L…. Continue reading