Here are some essays written at various times.

What does it mean to be rational?

American History for Valley Girls

The Chief Seattle Theme Park

Here's a Manifesto of the Newtonian Brotherhood of Truly Christian Scientists. I regret to say that it has turned out to be necessary to explicitly characterize it as humor. I didn't mind that some careless readers accused me of being a bigot, but I had to put in a disclaimer when some readers emailed me with their support for the ideas.

Here are some sayings, which may appeal to some.

2001 November 24
Scientific Forms of the Religious Hypothesis explores the possibility that our world is a computer program written by some god or other artificial creation.

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