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April 13, 2015
2015 Ideological Turing Test [Index Post]
A conventional Turing Test checks whether a computer program can convincingly counterfeit human conversation. An Ideological...
September 15, 2014
Nice Guys and Casual Dates [Sequence Index]
In the Fall, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of... friendzoning? In September...
July 28, 2014
Sondheim Symposium on Friendship [Sequence Index]
In the summer of 2014, I reprised my successful Sondheim Symposium birthday party of two...
January 06, 2014
Reading through 2014 with Pope Francis [Index Post]
Throughout 2014, I'll be reading and blogging through Pope Francis/Cardinal Bergoglio’s collections of meditations: Open Mind, Faithful...
June 15, 2013
My Week at Rationalist Summer Camp [Sequence Index]
After spending a week at geek summer camp (not that one!) in July 2012, I...
January 15, 2013
Cultivating Curiosity [Index]
Back in September, Bob Seidensticker of the Atheist channel took on a challenge to try 40...
December 29, 2012
The Inspector Javert Medley [Sequence Index]
I may not have drawn little hearts in my middle school notebooks labelled "Leah +...
November 20, 2012
Singing my way to the Sacraments [Index]
In the run-up to my reception into the Catholic Church, I tried to talk a...
November 08, 2012
Reading Dennett’s Breaking the Spell [Index Post]
In November 2012, I read and blogged through Daniel Dennett's Breaking the Spell: Religion as...
October 15, 2012
To take up arms against a sea of sexists
In July of 2011, an unpleasant incident at an atheism conference prompted a much needed...
August 30, 2012
Sondheim Symposium [Sequence Index]
In the summer of 2012, I threw the best birthday party ever when I bribed...
August 10, 2012
Offering Loving Resistance [Sequence Index]
In July 2012, Patheos sent me a copy of Logan Mehl-Laituri's memoir Reborn on the...
June 20, 2012
2012 Ideological Turing Test [Index Post]
In the summer of 2012, I repeated my spin on Bryan Caplan's Ideological Turing Test....
June 12, 2012
2012 Queer Blogathon [Index Post]
In June of 2012, I took one leg of the Secular Student Alliance Blogathon, promising...
April 09, 2012
Granny Weatherwax and Discworld [Index Post]
When I first started this blog, I was casting about for a few types of...
April 08, 2012
Reason Rally/American Atheists Conference [Index Post]
The weekend of March 24th 2012, a disputed number of thousands of people gathered in...
March 29, 2012
Debate with Justin Martyr [Index Post]
In June of 2010, I had a debate with Justin Martyr of the now defunct...
March 26, 2012
Daylight Atheism Guestblogging [Index Post]
In May of 2011, I did a stint guestblogging at Daylight Atheism, while Adam Lee...
February 07, 2012
Debating Gay Marriage [Index Post]
There's a controversy brewing at my alma mater. As the kickoff to True Love Week (meant...
January 15, 2012
Feser’s The Last Superstition [Index Post]
I ran into a Dominican at an American Association for the Advancement of Sciences event...
April 09, 2011
Ex-Gays and Debating Mores (Index Post)
On April 1st, 2011, it turned out that the advertised visit from an ex-gay, Protestant...
February 12, 2011
Defining Atheism, Defining Sacrilege (Series Index)
Prompted by a post by atheist blogger and agent provocateur P.Z. Myers, I started a...
February 05, 2011
An Attraction to Orthodoxy (Series)
As part of my Sunday's Good Book series, I posted about G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy and...
January 20, 2011
Covenant Marriage Index
Some time ago, I got into a dispute about covenant marriage with my friend Stephen,...
January 02, 2011
Identifying Purposefulness [Index]
During the series addressing Michael Egnor's Eight Questions for Atheists, I spent a post...
November 17, 2010
Can There be an Atheist Agenda?
After I got into a disagreement about tactics with John Loftus of Debunking Christianity, I...
October 26, 2010
Eight Questions for Atheists
The Discovery Institute's Michael Egnor has posted eight questions as a challenge to New Atheists....
October 04, 2010
Sin and Immorality (Index Post)
Previously on this blog I've written about morality, but in a highly abstracted, mathematically-inclined way....
September 27, 2010
Why I Don’t Believe (Series Index)
I've used this blog to pick at some parts of religion that I find...
September 11, 2010
A Religion I Like (Series Index)
Telling someone I'm an atheist tells them very little about what I believe or why. ...
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