Current Events, Just musing

Islam: The Third and Troubling Child

It's no secret, I think all religion, being a practice on faith rather than reason, is a poor life style. However, current events demonstrate there is only one deserving special attention if not out right combat for hearts and minds. That is Islam. I've addressed my concerns here, here and here. And here. This short piece is a reminder in light of… Continue reading Islam: The Third and Troubling Child

Current Events, Just musing

Thomas Jefferson’s Struggle with Islamic Brutality

(This was originally published in American Atheist magazine - Third Quarter 2015) written by Yours truly, Eric Wojciechowski On September 11, 2001, the United States was given a taste of what Europe and the Middle East has been suffering, in one form or another, for the past thousand years: the unbending wrath of religious extremists.… Continue reading Thomas Jefferson’s Struggle with Islamic Brutality

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I wrote this on the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attack

My feelings and my story have not changed, but I relive every year. And I live every year. 9/11 +10 It has been ten years, three children, and a marriage since terror, grief, anger, fear, and an overwhelming helplessness filled me all at once, for the first and only time in my life. There are… Continue reading I wrote this on the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attack

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Among the Wretched Refuse

We've often heard that on July 4, 1776, King George III of England wrote in his diary that "Nothing important happened today." However, it turns out, old George never kept a diary. Seems to be a misattributed or legendary reference. However, the truth is, a great importance did happen on July 4, 1776. On that… Continue reading Among the Wretched Refuse