Posts Tagged ‘beliefs’

Here Are “Ten Rules of the Road” for Journeying on the Spiral Values Highway of Life, Courtesy of a Couple of “Rebels with an Agenda”

Not long ago, on a Sunday afternoon drive, the wife and I rounded a bend in the road near the hamlet of Cross Creek, Florida, and abruptly found ourselves staring at the “cracker”-styled farmhouse where the Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, The Yearling, was written.
A few minutes later, we were viewing the battered upright typewriter the novel had [...]

Just When I Was Ready to Discuss What We Could Do to Encourage New Thinking Skills in a Seminar at Her Employer, I Get This Question about Believing in God

I am accustomed to being questioned by prospective business clients on all kinds of issues. What I’m not accustomed to is having them ask me, unexpectedly and point-blank, as happened over dinner not long ago, “Do you believe in God?”
But it happened, and I replied immediately, “I don’t believe in your God.”
I think that’s [...]

In These Days of Ceaselessly Impassioned Assertions by People of Faith, I’m Reminded Almost Hourly of My Favorite Quote

The late Richard Feynman, the Nobel Prize winning physicist, once confided to the audience of the BBC television program, “Horizon”:
“I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it’s much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
“I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different [...]