Category Archives: Reason

A Hard Question?

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Plead the Fifth.” By: FRATER BOVIOUS Is Jesus God? I used to think this was a hard question, and I used to have a lot of different answers to that question, depending … Continue reading

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Ignorance as the Pinnacle of Thought

How, exactly, did we get here? By: FRATER BOVIOUS I was talking with my son-in-law Nathan the other day and he told me about a conversation he had with a fellow student in his Continental Philosophy class. I can best describe … Continue reading

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“A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says is never accurate because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.” –Bertrand Russell

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Now You’ve Done It!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Undo.” By: FRATER BOVIOUS “Aren’t you sick and tired of ‘fake’?” They were walking down the aisle of the local Tom Thumb. “Look, here, Crystal Light ‘Natural Lemonade’” (he had made the bunny … Continue reading

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An Embarrassment of Riches

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Five a Day.” By: FRATER BOVIOUS (Day 7) I’ve been here for a week now, and everything is as they say. I’m on a private island, exiled here “for your protection” they … Continue reading

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Send in the Clones – With Apologies to Frank Sinatra

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Clone Wars.” By: FRATER BOVIOUS (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) Dolly the sheep, remember her? She is known because she was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic … Continue reading

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Why There Almost Certainly Is No God

Well, sort of. Chapter 4 of “The God Delusion” By FRATER BOVIOUS (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) The above is one version of a quote that reportedly originated in a speech given by Professor of Philosophy at UCLA, Abraham Kaplan. … Continue reading

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