religion of a cat

puc thoughts

People ask me my religion. My answer is often this, “I follow whatever religion the cat follows.” When people ask the cat the same question, the cats answer is often, “mieow.” Cats became experts in ‘being cats’ by ‘being cats.’ …

Dan Dennett at his best. 


In this interview with Bill Moyers, Dan Dennett delivers a sharp and clear synthesis of a library of evolutionary, anthropological and psychological research on the origin and spread of religion. Composer John Adams Mythologist Joseph Campbell Dan Dennett @ wikipedia …

Bullet Biters of 2020, the Culture of Tremendous Extraordinary Bullet Biting

The Great Forgetting

puc thoughts

I wonder if you’ve ever considered how strange it is that the educational and character-shaping structures of our culture expose us but a single time in our lives to the ideas of Socrates, Plato, Euclid, Aristotle, Herodotus, Augustine, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, …