Letters to the Editor

Eugene Register Guard

  1. The scientific method is foolproof, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR Sept. 13, 2014, p. A8.  Note: the the editors added the published title.  I would not have used the word “foolproof”.  They also got the reference wrong.  The correct reference is to the article “Questions of faith need not be divisive published Sept 10, 2014.
  2. Drop Scouts’ religious requirement. The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR May 27, 2015, p. A8.
  3. Love, peace, not God-dependent.  The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR July 8, 2016
  4. Here’s why zombies OK, Jesus not. The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR Nov 11, 2016
  5. Expand death-with-dignity law, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR Jun 3, 2017, p. A8.  In response to an editorial on Jun 17.
  6. Why not ‘take an atheist to coffee’?, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR July 22,, 2017, p. A9.  In response to an editorial on July 17.
  7. Atheism doesn’t preclude love, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Sept 5, 2017, p. A8.  In response to an letter on Aug 30.
  8. Gerson piece an attack on science, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Sept 23, 2017, p. A6.  In response to opinion piece by Michael Gerson, Sept 15.
  9. The truth about “war on Christmas”, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Dec 13, 2017, p. A6.  In response to letter by Leslie Noxon an Dec 8.
  10. Banner legal, according to FFRF, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Jan 15, 2018, p. A6.  In response to discussions about a christmas banner display in downtown Eugene.
  11. Atheists among the most moral, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Feb 21, 2018, p. A6.  In response to a letter claiming violence due to the godless.
  12. Acknowledge God’s vengeful side, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Apr 16, 2018, p. A6.  In response to 4 letters about Jesus is all loving. (Not my title.)
  13. Use of reason divides atheists from evangelicals, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Jun 7, 2018, p. A6.  In response to an ad hominem letter about my letter [12].
  14. FFRF July 4th Ad, Celebrate Our Godless Constitution (initiated placing the ad), July 4, 2018. pA7. (Well, not technically a publication, since it was paid fOR)
  15. Jesus was passive; we must solve our own problems, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Aug 2, 2018, p. A6.  In response to a letter encouraging people to follow the Sermon on the Mount. (Not my title.)
  16. Legalizing assisted suicide would help counter stigma, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Sep 27, 2018, p. A6.  In response to a P1 article on suicide.
  17. Atheists are more moral than Christians have shown to be, (not my title) The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Nov 5, 2018, p. A6.  In response to a letter stating people leaving Jesus are causing an increase in violence.
  18. PeaceHealth policy still allows it to deny some care, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Dec 26, 2018, p. A6. 
  19. Standardized testing valuable for everyday life skills, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Feb. 10, 2019, p. A6. 
  20. Unlike human trafficking, legal prostitution is victimless, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Apr. 2, 2019, p. A6. 
  21. It’s sex Slavery, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Sep. 3, 2019, p. A6.
  22. Space return on investment, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Dec. 7, 2019, p. A6.
  23. Solstice is for everyone, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Dec. 30, 2019, p. A6.
  24. Stop shaming the human body, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Jan 3, 2020, p. A6.

Letters to the Editor – Other

  1. The Spacetime Connection, Scientific American Mind, March/April 2017, p5.
  2. Public House Photo and description, FFRF Freethought Today, Nov. 2019, p24. As part of their “Former churches with better missions” collection.
  3. “Real Numbers”, Scientific American, Jan., 2020. p 7.