your boss’s religious exemption and you

The US Supreme Court's decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby has opened the floodgates for supposedly secular companies to claim a "religious exemption" from rights that employees and potential employees would otherwise enjoy. Suddenly, a new reality is emerging that when a company owner's religious beliefs conflict with that of their employees, the company owner … Continue reading your boss’s religious exemption and you

santa and the stork crossed paths in mid-flight halfway to our house (or, born while i was totally blogging this)

16 Masa'il 167 B.E. (Baha'i Calendar) Soundtrack in my head:  Cloud Cult, "You Were Born" A baby boy was born right about the time that I finished the last blog post--about twenty minutes to midnight on Christmas Day.  This surprised me because I heard very little in the way of sound coming down the hallway.  … Continue reading santa and the stork crossed paths in mid-flight halfway to our house (or, born while i was totally blogging this)

a dream–and a monty python skit–shine lights on my feelings about religion

A few of us quickly eluded our pursuers and found a temporary safe haven in the temple's kitchen.  We looked out the back window of the kitchen and could see see other members of our group being carried out by police.  They were passively resisting arrest by going limp, remaining cross-legged and smiling, making it necessary for two cops to carry each group member by the shoulders.