About Like many other Americans, I’m coming to grips with religion and politics. Religion is something I used to take for granted, but it is no longer. I question my own beliefs, and wonder which of them are based on wishful thinking, which of them are based on true faith and which are based on firm evidence. I’m not sure I’ll ever answer these questions, but I want to find as many answers as I possibly can. That means I must transform myself into a critical thinker. I’m working on that.
The same holds true for politics. I’ve been a democrat for a number of years now, but I started my young adult life a conservative republican. On the other hand, I’m not convinced that parties or ideologies are w