« Keith Moon's spontaneity vs. George Bush's certainty | Main | Physicists are becoming mystics (sort of) »

March 04, 2011

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

I need to score

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0n3OepDn5GU&feature=related

Well written. I am now on marriage no.2. My husband is a wonderful man who I admit I'm besotted with him after 9 years! I suppose you would say "the honeymoon period" is still going? I disagree, he's a good and incredibly patient man.
My first husband was also a good man, though I certainly did ignore the warning signs before we married. Love is blind certainly applied with my first marriage.
I'm a church goer and have a similar conversation in my mind. I often feel inadequate compared to the many other members of our congregation who are unquestioning in their belief. I always question. Am I wrong? Mmm.

"Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly" Voltaire

Heffernan quoted "It is like they have invested themselves in this role and they simply cannot afford to challenge their illusion."

We all have illusions. Question is: can find something, some story, that seems better?

With religion (or guru adoration) we are depending not so much on our identity, imo, as a ride to immortality. That is why religions LAST SO LONG...thousands of years. The basic story is never aborted. Birth, life, death and some story about how we continue on (rebirth, resurrection, salvation). Saint, Savior, or Guru has to be big because death is big.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Welcome


  • Welcome to the Church of the Churchless. If this is your first visit, click on "About this site--start here" in the Categories section below.
  • HinesSight
    Visit my other weblog, HinesSight, for a broader view of what's happening in the world of your Church unpastor, his wife, and dog.
  • BrianHines.com
    Take a look at my web site, which contains information about a subject of great interest to me: me.
  • Twitter with me
    Join Twitter and follow my tweets about whatever.
  • I Hate Church of the Churchless
    Can't stand this blog? Believe the guy behind it is an idiot? Rant away on our anti-site.