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What’s the Worst Thing a Proselytizing-Attack Can Do, Anyway?

This happened near the end of Summer school, about four years ago. I haven’t been able to write about it until now, but my life is now separated into the unknowing part before this day, when I was so often angry without … Continue reading

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My Centripetal Force Joke: A True Story

In the Summer of 2014, with many other science teachers, I took a four-day-long A.P. Physics training session, which was definitely a valuable experience, for me, as a teacher. On the last day of this training, though, in the late … Continue reading

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On the Problem of Evangelical Atheism

The term “evangelical atheism” may seem like a contradiction, but, hopefully, the image above clarifies what it means. It’s the zealous pushing of others to abandon religious beliefs, and it isn’t helpful to anyone. John Lennon never, to my knowledge, … Continue reading

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In Anticipation of Sam Harris’s Newest Book

Sam Harris has already written these five books, all of which I have read. I wasn’t crazy about the first one, but thoroughly enjoyed all the others. They are presented here, in order, by publication-date. The End of Faith (2004) … Continue reading

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Losing my atheism

It’s gone. I don’t miss it, either.

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Ten Easy Ways to Oppose Secular Superstitious Nonsense

It is a common mistake for skeptics, such as myself, to focus too much attention on religion. Do I understand why so many people lack religious belief, due to a lack of evidence to support it, and/or bad experiences with … Continue reading

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My Four Favorite Authors

Whenever people ask me to name my favorite author, I always have to ask them to be more specific, for I cannot bring myself to choose just one. If gender is specified, and either fiction or non-fiction is, as well, … Continue reading

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