We can’t survive for long on secondhand faith
Mar30

We can’t survive for long on secondhand faith

Secondhand faith refers to the faith we have developed in something because of our faith in those who tell us to do that thing.…

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Don’t superimpose the negativity of proselytizing on sharing
Jan15

Don’t superimpose the negativity of proselytizing on sharing

Some people, alarmed by reports of overzealous missionaries, feel that proselytizing should be banned. It’s sadly …

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See people as subjects with volition, not objects for indoctrination
Dec30

See people as subjects with volition, not objects for indoctrination

Some people hesitate to embark on a spiritual search because they fear that they may unwittingly end up in cults that brainwash…

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Others can’t push if we stop pushing ourselves

Sometimes when a car doesn’t start, people may come around to push it, to get it to start. At such times, the combined efforts…

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Doubting is a self-deluding form of believing
Feb14

Doubting is a self-deluding form of believing

Skeptics often deride believers for not being sharp enough to doubt questionable ideas. Though skeptics may have sharp…

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The use of force to convert doesn’t expand faith – it reduces faith
Oct04

The use of force to convert doesn’t expand faith – it reduces faith

Some religious groups force others to convert to their faith, “Convert or die.” But faith is a choice of the heart that…

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