Bananas Thai Cuisine is a small family owned Thai restaurant opened in 2016 in northwest Houston. Bananas Thai is a great place to unwind. I always feel happier and more relaxed after eating here. 15556 FM 529 Houston, TX 77095 (281) 463-4399 Type of food: Thai, generous portions Atmosphere: casual, calm, colorful, and very relaxing Service: … Continue reading Bananas Thai Cuisine
The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights says "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances." Congress … Continue reading Should hate speech be free speech?
Merriam-Webster defines skepticism as "an attitude of doubt or a disposition to incredulity either in general or toward a particular object". Skeptics question assertions. If someone says "there are fifteen planets in the solar system" they are making an assertion. A skeptic might say, "how do you know there are fifteen planets in the solar … Continue reading Think like a skeptic
We created this variation of The Game of Things while camping. It's quick, easy, fun, and free. Number of players: works best with groups of 5 to 10 people Supplies needed: each player needs a pen (or pencil) and some paper Length of game: 20 minutes to 1 hour (as long as it's fun) Scoring: optional How … Continue reading Fun, easy group game
What to bring? tent (with a rain fly) sleeping bag or other light blankets a cot or air mattress (the ground is pretty hard) blanket and pillow flashlight and/or head lamp an Igloo with food and bottled water clothes for all the days/nights you will be camping toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss) matches (you can get … Continue reading Camping in Texas
There is a much more open discussion these days about sexual abuse of women (the #metoo movement) and children (the abuse scandals of the Catholic church comes to mind). Why do people abuse the vulnerable around them? they have opportunity they may not have consequences they may be repeat offenders their behavior may be covered up by … Continue reading Abuse of the vulnerable
Atheism is a lack of belief in a god. If you're not convinced a god exists, you're an atheist. You're not asserting that no god exists. You're saying you haven't seen enough evidence to convince you that a god exists. I am not convinced a god exists. Therefore, I'm an atheist. If there becomes evidence … Continue reading What is atheism?