Discovery of Extra-terrestrial life will fuel Romantic visions

As our world expands, so do the visions of philosophers, poets and painters.  Man’s sense of adventure and discovery, of place and purpose, ascends to the highest Romantic heights when science leads the way to the future.

This month, a NASA scientist Dr. Richard B. Hoover published a report on his discovery of fossil evidence […]

Playlist for a Revolution

As revolutions spread across Northern Africa and the Middle East, what songs will best foment freedom?  What songs would you play if you were a rebel Pirate Radio DJ?  Or if you where handing out thousands of cheap MP3 players to the crowds? (which brings up an interesting debate. Is pirate radio dead in the era […]

Top TV shows of 2010 illustrate America’s Sense of Life

Americans like romantic, optimistic stories where heroes triumph.  This shines best through the top watched TV shows.  Detectives, special agents, doctors, and lawyers working for good and fighting for justice dominate the top shows of 2010.

People choose art and entertainment that shares their sense of life.  A person’s sense of life is their view of themselves, […]

Celebrate a rational holiday with the Atheist Christmas Coloring Book

Taking Back Christmas with the Atheist Christmas Coloring Book

UPDATE December 2017: the Atheist Christmas Coloring Book has been updated for 2017 with new verses and all new illustrations by a professional artist. Find the new version at where you can download the PDF for free, or order a printed and bound version from Amazon

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Objectivism and Art at the Smithsonian

 I love the intersection of art and philospohy, and sharing that passion with others.  It is why I started mindposts and explore that intersection through literature.  Luc Travers is a school teacher, art critic, and objectivist.  He gives private tours of the Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Smithsonian in DC.  The article below in the Washtington City […]