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Thoughts on a Faithless Paradigm

The Faithless Paradigm, or, Ken, The Paradigm Pirate By Ken K. Gourdin As difficult as it is for me to imagine a workable worldview and/or a set of ethics without faith being a big part of the picture, if someone … Continue reading

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Of Former Fervency and Subsequent Disaffection

On Fervent Testimony and Subsequent Disaffection By Ken K. Gourdin An on-line acquaintance at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion described how a former missionary companion of his daughter, who bore fervent testimony (how Mormons describe sharing our witness) of the truths … Continue reading

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Of Faith & Evidence

Of Faith & Evidence By Ken K. Gourdin Generally, if someone accepts what he considers to be evidence that his faith works for him, it’s not my role or responsibility to question the validity of that evidence.  I’m not the trier of … Continue reading

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Kwanzaa Confusion

            Note – I wrote this in late 1999 or early 2000. Seven Principles Of Kwanzaa 1.         Umoja (unity) – to strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race. 2.         Kujichagulia (self determination) … Continue reading

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