Philip A. Stahl has written numerous general astronomy articles including for The Barbados Advocate a series called "Discovering the Stars" from 1975 through 1990. He has also authored or co-authored specialist papers in journals such as Solar Physics, and The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada as well as in the Meudon (France) Proceedings on Solar Flares (1984) while serving as the Editor of The Journal of the Barbados Astronomical Society (1977-1991).
Mr. Stahl taught and lectured in Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy in Barbados before returing to the U.S. in January, 1992. While in Barbados, he participated in debates on evolution with priests, ministers, scripture teachers, and religious colleagues. In addition he's had many letters and articles on Atheism and humanism published in the Barbados press, as well as in The Baltimore Sun.
From The Atheist's Handbook to Modern Materialism:
"The beauty of Materialism is that it is minimalist by definition. By its very nature, focusing on manifestations of matter, fields and energy, it excludes distracting and unverified entities such as spirits, souls ..."
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