Freethought Blogs Is So Awesome We Broke The Internet Yesterday

Or that’s the way I like to see our servers crashing constantly yesterday because of our insane amounts of traffic. I apologize for the inconvenience to Camels With Hammers readers and appreciate any persistent refreshing efforts you may have made to read the site. We may be down again, on purpose, for reasons of upgrading our capacities to take traffic in the future. So, bear with us if there is any down time. It is not a sign that the site is falling apart and is unreliable, but only that it is so popular we need to take our ability to handle traffic to the next level. And we will, accordingly.

While I am talking about the site for a moment, let me take the opportunity again to mention our Donors Choose fundraising campaign. On the right hand side of the page, you should see the link to contribute to kids in under-served schools getting the supplies they need to get a quality education that apparently state governments are either too poor or too short-sighted to provide them. Please donate, our coordinated campaign to raise funds lasts only a few weeks and we’d like to show what kind of generosity the atheist community is capable of, in a tangible, clear way.

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.