Also in the Belief Systems and Other B.S. series
If you say you're the only conscious being, I'll know your crazy... but how will you know?
Weird beliefs are incredibly common in religion, and also incredibly useful.
The Spring & the Pipeline
We're many generations removed from most religion's founders: does it matter?
People in all religions tell dramatic conversion stories; what does this mean?
Recent disputes about various features of this historical battle highlight the difficulty of being certain about any past event