Ancient Egyptians and Their DNA Connection To The Levant

May 31, 2017 | | Say something

So, were the ancient Egyptians Jewish or Arabic? 🙂 (The answer: Both, and neither.) Genetically, the Egyptians of so-called “biblical” times were Semitic. This is not surprising to Jewish people, having historically both a secular and religious connection to the ancient people of Egypt. “In a study published May 30 in the journal Nature Communications, […more]

What Precisely Is The Jewish Festival Of Pesach? Are you sure you know?

Apr 9, 2017 | | 2 comments

What is Pesach (Passover), precisely? Do you actually know, beyond the accepted teaching of your community? Pesach is the yearly Jewish celebration of two very ancient spring festivals in one. A sheppard’s firstborn slaughter festival + a farmer’s wheat harvest festival + modern rabbinical re-invention of these holidays = Pesach, as we know it today! […more]

The Myth Of The Authentic Jew

“Haredi ultra-Orthodox Jews and Secular Humanistic Jews are both Jewish – if each of us contains multitudes, so too does Judaism… More than that the Jews have kept being stubborn, being stubborn has kept the Jews around. You do not get to tell me that I do not get to be Jewish.” – Rabbi Adam […more]

Is the Jewish priestly blessing originally an Egyptian sun god blessing?

Mar 20, 2017 | | 1 comment

Every human culture has a religion, and all religions have their roots in sun worship. All culture’s religions have their roots in an earlier culture’s religion, save for the first hunter-gatherer culture. All culture’s religions have their start or origins in polytheism and animism, and this includes the three dominate modern theistic religions of the […more]

Every Religion Has A “Dark Side”, As Some Call It

Mar 5, 2017 | | 2 comments

An “obsession with purity” is the heart and soul of every single theistic-based religion that human Sapiens have developed throughout human history. This obsession with purity creates caste/class systems, most notably with the “priests” and “elites” in the top class and with the “untouchable” destitute or “poor” class at the bottom. Even the most ideal […more]

What Is ‘Theological Anthropology,’ Anyway?

Feb 16, 2017 | | 2 comments

“That theological anthropology is theological expresses one of its basic convictions – the human person can only be fully understood from a theological perspective. The creation of the human persons, their status as beings in the image of God, their fall into a sinful state, and their subsequent redemption and eschatological glorification, all of these […more]

Even In The 13th Century, Some Jews Believed The Earth To Be 15 Billion Years Old

Jan 9, 2017 | | 1 comment

Modern religious Creationists of both Haredi Jewish and, especially, Christian fundamentalists persuasion (the Young Earth Creationism types) would have us believe that the earth and universe is about 5,500 years old (and no greater than 10,000 years). Modern scientists tell us that the earth is about 4.5 billion years old and the universe is about […more]

Hmmm, Polygamy Is Making A Jewish Come Back In Israel!

Jan 3, 2017 | | 1 comment

No, it’s not fake news! Jewish polygamy is making a come back in Israel. Yay, Israel!!! But, wait, isn’t polygamy illegal under Israeli law? One thing that is demonstrably self-evident, though, whether it be a communal marriage, a polygamist marriage (polygyny or polyandry), or a monogamous marriage, the marriages that last and prove beneficial for […more]

What Does It Mean To Be Human In The Scientific Age?

Dec 30, 2016 | | Say something

We humans live in an imagined reality of networked fictions that we, by our genetically established nature, superimpose upon the objective physical world that we daily experience around us. Social fictions that are nothing more than words, but exert an imagined power in the collective social consciousness and behavior of humans. Some of our most […more]

The United Nations Needs To Impose A Two-State Solution In Palestine

Dec 28, 2016 | | 2 comments

When the socialist Zionists got the U.N. to recognize the existence of the nation-state of Israel in 1948, they had “democracy” in mind for this restored homeland of the Jewish people. Yes, the surrounding Arab nations (did not include Palestine, because it was never a “nation,” rather a Roman and, then, British colony after the […more]