Ammonia Avenue

Ammonia plant in Russia

Someone once described The Alan Parsons Project, “Ammonia Avenue,” a description of the “skeptic, cynic and nihilist, without hope or a meaning in life, suddenly finding faith through contemplating the works and wisdom” of those who have gone before. Some have even claimed that “Ammonia” references the Hebrew word for belief, “ammona (emunah). That interpretation […]

Precisely the Properties We Should Expect If…

Science of love

Image from cover of Science of Love, by Thomas Jay Oord We know Richard Dawkins for his provocative claims. After examining both simple and complex life, Oxford’s former Professor for Public Understanding of Science reaches this conclusion: the universe has “precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, […]