Two Ways To Think About Nothing. An excerpt:
"We are surrounded by Nothing. Everywhere we go, we have no idea what we're not seeing.... [I]f we lean in, and pay very close attention, sometimes what looks like Nothing is the best place to find the most interesting...somethings."
Religion for Atheists: God, What is He Good For? I watched de Botton's talk a while ago here. His smugness annoys me a lot. However, many of the qualities he points out about religion are things I value. But I think that without the truth of God and His love for us, they would be pretty empty.
The Parent Interview #5: Irrational Love. This is beautiful.
So there you go - more Stuff Ruth Thinks is Interesting. Enjoy.