Dartmouth Atheist Group Holds Anti-Mother Teresa Event

If your campus group wants to stir up controversy, the Atheists, Humanists, Agnostics at Dartmouth has the way to do it: Go after Mother Teresa: [Read more…]

Judge Rules Against Christian Group in Santa Monica; They Cannot Put Up a Nativity Scene on Public Property

Earlier today, I mentioned that a Christian group in Santa Monica, California wanted a judge to give them special treatment so they could put up a Nativity Scene in a public park. The lawsuit was filed after atheists decided they wanted (and received) equal access to the park to put up their own signs.

Now, a judge has ruled against the Christians, saying they don’t get special privileges just because they love the Jesus: [Read more…]

Help My Former Speech Students Win Some Money!

A few of my former students are on the University of Illinois Speech Team and they pay their own way to travel to tournaments.

Well, as it turns out, Zipcar is having a contest where they can win $5,500 in car credit — and it would help them out tremendously. (Plus, they’re up against engineers at UC Berkeley and we all know they’re just made of cash so they must be destroyed.) [Read more…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Seeks Greater Meaning in Her Life

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard – I’m an atheist in my late 20’s who grew up in a nondenominational, but spiritual family. No mention of Jesus – or even God, necessarily – but a lot of emphasis was put on leading a thoughtful, serene, aware life. Those meaningful [Read More…]

Some Good News on the Teaching Front… I Think

I found out on Saturday that I passed my National Board Certification for high school math. (Cue mini-celebration.) [Read more…]