Conversation with a Student

Last year, it was a few months before my students found out about my book. This year, it took two days. I’ve already had this conversation: Student: I bought your book on Amazon! Do you get any money for that? Me: Well, yeah, I do get royalties. Student: Do you get royalties if I bought [Read More...]

A Few Sites to Check Out

A few links are piling up and I’m just getting them all out at once: A new blog for students, courtesy of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. They have this picture on the front page: How can you not love them? The organizational blog of The Interfaith Alliance, an excellent group headed [Read More...]

Email to the Elizabeth Dole Campaign

Recently, Republican Elizabeth Dole maligned her Democratic opponent for a North Carolina Senate seat, Kay Hagan, for planning to attend a fundraiser hosted by atheists. Since then, there has been a lot of feedback from atheists. They may not have been paying close attention to the race before, but now, they are watching and supporting [Read More...]

I Want These Games

I’ve been in my new apartment for about a week now. Still working on that whole “furniture” thing. And the other day, I did battle with a ginormous dragonfly. (It was winning for a good 15 minutes, but I eventually triumphed.) But I found something I want more than a couch and chairs and insect [Read More...]

Secular Values Voters

The Secular Coalition for America has finally gone public with its new “Secular Values Voter” website. You might ask: What exactly is a Secular Values Voter? Secular Values Voters share a commitment to: Protect our community and our secular government. The U.S. Constitution, the source of our civil rights, establishes a secular government – a [Read More...]