From the agony of Job and the psalmists in the Bible, to the protest of the searching agnostic nowadays, we do all seem to want a more visible, more extravagant, less modern God.
In one of my last articles, I mentioned ‘the three things’ one should never bring up at a dinner party: sex, religion, and politics. Sex was on the menu last […]
God is a projection of the human father. As Sigmund Freud explains, God does not exist because he is just our conceptual longing for a heavenly father. He is an […]
“Love your neighbour as your neighbour loves you.” Freud paraphrases Jesus’ famous words with his own, rather peppery, twist. Jesus taught that my love for others should be as boundless as my love […]
Is a postscript to Lolita, a defensive Vladimir Nabokov responds to criticisms leveled at his novel about a man who seduces a 12-year-old girl. He distinguishes his novel from pornographic literature. He […]
This is one thing that believers and skeptics should be able to agree upon: the story of Jesus is nonsense.
At the moment, over 70 million viewers have tuned in to YouTube to watch the wacky antics of a kid named David who has just left the dentist. Aside from […]