Copernicus, Free Will and You

Whenever I get into a conversation with someone about free will for the first time, they will usually end up saying something like this: “But I experience the world as if I have free will.” They are, of course, wrong. They experience the world exactly the...

I’m just a jealous god.

It seems quite clear that the Hebrews and Yahweh (or Elohim, actually) both believed there were multiple gods. Monotheism wasn’t their thing – at least not when Exodus was written. As Karen Armstrong writes in “A History Of God”: In the final...