Flee With Me To Safety!

Having been blogging about safety and study abroad lately, I was interested to see a study by the Forum on Education Abroad which shows from insurance claim data that students are twice as likely to die on campus in the United States than while studying abroad. I’ll need to check the details more closely to see whether the [Read More…]

Bill Nye on Child Mortality

HT Tom Bartley on Facebook [Read more…]

Is Immortality a Curse?

We discussed the story “Mortal Gods” by Orson Scott Card in my class on religion and science fiction class recently. The Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal cartoon below addresses its underlying question: is subjective immortality a blessing or a curse? There is a chapter in Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith that tackles this topic too. [Read more…]

Time the Terminator

From XKCD   [Read more…]

Quote of the Day (Steve Wiggins)

No religion will live up to its full potential until it succeeds in the most basic practice of all—treating all people with respect and dignity. — Steve Wiggins, “Without a Hitch” on his blog Sects and Violence in the Ancient World [Read more…]


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