Category Archives: Food for Thought

God? No. Religion? Maybe a Little.

I need events that can’t be canceled.

We don’t need religion any more to explain the universe. And we obviously don’t need it to tell us right from wrong. But it must be useful, or why would people hang on to it? This essay is about one of those uses.

Read the whole thing here at the Washington Post. (And if you don’t subscribe to the Post and don’t want to, you can probably read it online courtesy of your library. Check into that.)

(Art by Ellen Weinstein for The Washington Post)

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The Oscar Speeches I’m Hoping For

A meditation on awards shows, by me, for the Washington Post. Read the whole article here.

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Things Aren’t Quite as We Had Hoped

By me, for The Washington Post. Read the whole thing here.

Amy and Kate Cohen. From the Harrisonburg Daily News Record

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