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  • Not for nothingness
    Not for nothingness
    H. L. Mencken, the inimitable essayist, critic, newspaperman, iconoclast, skeptic, and gadfly, died on January 29, 1956. Mencken once wrote: "When I die I shall be content to vanish into nothingness...No show, no matter how good, can...
  • Magnesium Foods
    Magnesium as a natural sleep promoter
    Instead of buying over-the-counter or prescribed medications, it might be possible to get help in achieving a quality sleep session with a little help from magnesium: A mineral found naturally in the human body. Magnesium can be derived from food...
  • Natural Medicine
    Three of the top sleep promoting herbs
    Quality dreamtime requires quality sleep sessions. While there are a number of over-the-counter and prescribed sleep aids an individual can use to promote sleep, sometimes a person desires a more holistic approach. There are natural herbs one can...
  • Ghost
    What does it mean to see spirits in dreams?
    Many people have reported dreaming about the deceased. Some people might see a deceased grandparent, parent, spouse or child. In other instances, an individual might dream about deceased friends or meeting deceased strangers. There are a number of...
  • Sports, energy, and consciousness
    Sports, energy, and consciousness
    In the book Sports, Energy and Consciousness: Awakening Human Potential through Sport, edited by Eric Leskowitz, one of the experts, Scott Ford, gives a definition of the ‘zone’ as a “colloquialism for the human Peak Performance...
  • A fun social minus the superstition
    Atheists and agnostics gather in Beaverton on Thur. 2-5-15 for a social dinner
    If you are an atheist, agnostic, humanist, freethinker, etc. that would like to meet some like-minded friends, then join us at our next social dinner at Jin Wah Restaurant in Beaverton on Thur. 2-5-15. All event details can be found here: http:/...
  • Michael Shermer gives free speech in Portland
    Famous atheist Michael Shermer is in town for a free event
    Oregonians for Science and Reason will sponsor Dr. Michael Shermer on his book tour for his latest book. This talk is free and open to the public. Go here for all event details: http://tinyurl.com/ky8jf8v .Event details:The Moral Arc: How Science...
  • Black church in NYC
    Breaking the chains ( Blacks and Christianity )
    " Shine on Reverend Pearson who threw away the vain old god and kept Dickens and Rembrandt and fresh plowed sod " - Joni Mitchell " Shine"In the United States blacks are the most religious as a group and overwhelmingly...
  • Shadowy Presence
    Sleep paralysis associated with visual, auditory and olfactory hallucinations
    Sleep paralysis is a terrifying event where a person remains paralyzed upon waking. In some cases, a person will also sense a presence, hear strange sounds or will even see someone or something in the room with them. Some people believe sleep...
  • Is evolution true science?
    Is evolution true science? Debate video is now posted online for free viewing.
    On 1-13-15, there was a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Which Best Explains Man's Origin, Creation or Evolution?" The video is now available online for free viewing here:http://tinyurl.com/mrpg9ap ...
  • Can god become man?
    Can God become a human? Debate video is now posted online for free viewing.
    On 12-9-14, there was a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Can a God Become a Man?" The video is now available online for free viewing here: http://tinyurl.com/qalj27h .The Christian is Gerry Breshears, a...
  • Delaware Darwin Day Proclamation
    Delaware governor issues Darwin Day proclamation
    The First State has become the first state this year to issue an official Darwin Day proclamation. On Monday January 26, Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) released the proclamation honoring Charles Darwin.Chuck Dyke of the Delaware Atheists (a...
  • Man Walking Alone
    Dreams of abandonment offer negative and positive dream meanings
    Dreaming about abandonment can trigger a wide range of emotions. The emotions a subject like abandonment brings up depends on dream content, imagery context and one’s life experiences. The dreamer may experience negative emotions when...
  • Abacus
    An abacus in dreams connotes the need for self-analysis
    The image of an abacus in dreams points to questions relating to counting, computation, analysis, assessment and reckoning. An abacus is is a calculating tool, so this type of dream also points to issues related to the appraisal of one’s...
  • Clock
    Segmented sleep may lead to improved dream recall
    While one might think getting eight consecutive hours of sleep is the ideal regimen for having quality dreams and a sense of wakefulness during the daytime hours, some people argue that the latter assertion is wrong. At least one historian asserts...