Check Out These Upcoming Conferences, Too!

There are a few other incredible conferences coming up around the country worth looking into: The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Foundation is putting together “a symposium on honor violence and forced marriage” in New York City this Monday at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The goal of the symposium is to discuss with criminal [Read More…]

Can I Attend… and Get a Scholarship?

Imagine a small university where your professors include Richard Dawkins (Evolutionary Biology), Niall Ferguson (Economics), Lawrence Krauss (Cosmology), and Stephen Pinker (Philosophy/Psychology), with the role of Dumbledore played by AC Grayling. That school is being formed right now and it plans to open in a year: The New College of the Humanities in central London [Read More…]

Fewer Americans Believe in God Than Before

According to the latest Gallup poll, the percentage of Americans who believe in God is still in the 90s… but there’s been a significant drop since the last time the question was asked in 1967, from 98% to 92%. They didn’t ask the question between those years, but I’d guess than most of the drop [Read More…]

The Graduation Was Like ‘a Revival Meeting’

I know you’re all wondering what happened at the Medina Valley Independent School District’s graduation in Castroville, Texas yesterday since the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said prayers would be allowed there. Have a look: The headline at the Christian Post says it all: “Texas Graduation Takes Advantage of Prayer Ruling, Goes All Out” [Read More…]

There’s Now a Secular Education Option for Students in Morinville!

Remember Donna Hunter? She was the parent from Morinville (in Alberta, Canada) who was doing everything she could to get at least one secular school in the area to combat the four Catholic schools already there. When I posted about it in April, the school board had rejected her request, but they were “conducting a [Read More…]