The Sunny Side

Pics, flicks and notes about my musical friends and family in and around Old Town Eureka, California.
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Location: Eureka, California, United States

My front porch in Old Town Eureka is known as The Sunny Side. Southern exposure, protected from the wind, it is an ideal place to sit and play old timey tunes and watch the parade go by.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

The Fear of Creationists

Creationists have a huge emotional investment in the creation story that inhibits their ability to reason. And that investment is based on fear. They believe that if their faith in the validity of the story does not waver they will be rewarded with eternal life, forever reunited with their loved ones in heavenly bliss with an occasional stint in the heavenly choir. If they allow this happy vision to be corrupted by doubt they will be denied entrance to this heavenly wonderland despite all their years of good, solid faith. That is such a heavy burden and one I'm grateful not to bear. It would truly be frightening.