I’m a little puzzled by my blog data over the past week: traffic has been good, but I feel lonely for lack of comments. So open thread time! What’s on your mind? What do you want me to blog about? What burning questions that you’ve always been wondering about could I (or other commenters) resolve [...]
Less than six hours to my flight. Here’s a picture of the incompletely packed sum of all my worldly possessions:
Hello everybody: when I released my first book as an ebook last month, people quickly pointed out some errors in the PDF, the biggest one being issues related to the page numbering. Fixing that one has been on my to do list, and I just got around to trying to tackle it… and noticed that [...]
Okay, after my quick declaration that I’m not signing Dan Fincke’s “civility pledge,” let me get a little deeper into the problems I see with it. Here’s the first point of the pledge, quoted in full:
This morning, someone asked me about my travels in Asia and I realized that, holy crap, I’m going to be back in the US in less than three weeks.
I’ve got a bunch of things on my plate to date, so this isn’t going to be the long post I’d like it to be, but here it goes anyway: I think Dan Fincke’s “civility pledge” is horribly wrong-headed, for a number of reasons, including:
This post contains a references to extreme forms of violence
Right now I’m in Siem Reap, which is where you stay if you want to see the Angkor ruins, which most famously include Angkor Wat. I know I have at least one friend who will be coming this way soon, so I thought I’d type up some suggestions for people visiting here.
Hooray! Here’s welcoming Daylight Atheism and The Secular Outpost to the Patheos Atheist Portal. All your blog are belong to us!
New Year’s resolutions are cliche. But I’ve read that studies have shown publicly committing to doing something makes it significantly more likely that you’ll actually do it. So I’m going to make a few non-cliche declarations that I don’t think are two unrealistic to keep: