We look forward to your future essays. The points you mention always need to be discussed. Why do otherwise clever people, having earlier fallen for superstitious nonsense, not see it and make an intellectual escape? Yes, do raise discussion topics whenever you wish--including the one about what happens when we die.
Thanks for the welcome! It is nice to hear from a peer as I see most of the responses are from very young people, which is wonderful! Enlightened at a young age! I will checkout the 'origins'.
Peace, Marilyn, the crone from Lucerne CA
Dr Meaden, Thank you for your welcome.
In the end, we are here to live this life and help each other.
Life and death will always be a mystery to me.
Too bad people don't nurture instead of destroy life.
To me, killing is the ultimate 'sin'.
Why do you think human beings are still so primitive?
This isn't the world I want to live in.
What happened to respect, love and inter-connectedness?
Thanks Terence for your comment. I shal be glad to add you as a friend. I was so happy to find this group, and have found everything I have read so far very interesting.
I am so pleased that San Francisco is having a great many lectures and celebrations for Darwin this year, and am trying hard to get to some of them.