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Dealing With Death In A Secular Age

“I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen Human beings are both blessed and cursed in that we evolved the awareness of our own mortality. We are cursed in that this awareness, combined with our fierce instinct of self-preservation, is the source of a […]

Are Secular Parents Denying Their Children The Opportunity To Be Religious?

There’s a good joke about Unitarian Universalists. Q: “What’s a Unitarian Universalist?” A: “An Atheist with children.” Religious jokes, like any jokes, are funniest when there’s an element of truth. I don’t speak for Unitarian Universalists, but I have been to Unitarian Universalist services before, and I enjoyed them. Mostly because it was church without all […]