Haught

Many, Many, Many Gods

2018-01-27

Jim Haught, Writer-in-Residence, United Coalition of Reason “Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.” - Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), creator of the essay. But Montaigne spoke too modestly. Inst ...

When Thinking Is a Crime

Jim Haught, Writer-in-Residence, United Coalition of Reason As prehistoric tribes evolved into early civilizations, tribal shamans were succeeded by elaborate priesthoods claiming to represent hundreds of magical gods. Priestcraft became a complex pro ...

Evolution Produced All Creatures, Including Skeptics

Jim Haught, Writer-in-Residence, United Coalition of Reason Evolution is astounding! The mind boggles to realize that natural selection – driven by weak hydrogen bonds that let the long DNA molecule unzip and replicate itself – could produce th ...

Is It Blasphemy — Or Honesty?

2018-01-16

James A. Haught, Writer-in-Residence, United Coalition of Reason Blasphemy isn’t a dirty word. It simply means voicing doubts about supernatural religious claims. That’s normal for intelligent, science-minded people. They merely express their hone ...

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