My Homeschool Story

My Homeschool Story

The Thinking Atheist had a podcast about homeschooling last Tuesday. I wish it had been a day that I could listen to the show live, because I might have called in if it was. I was a home schooled kid during high school. I had been in the public schools from K to 8th...

IUS Darwin Day 2011

Last night I had the great pleasure of going to a Darwin Day event with the Freethinkers for Education and Morality at Indiana University Southeast. Yep, now that I am four years out of college new campus Freethought groups are sprouting everywhere, and I am excited!...

Sentience more important than Life

When I was growing up, I used to watch “Star Trek: The Next Generation” with my parents almost every Saturday. The shows that appealed to me most were the ones that dealt with some deep philosophical question, and I would keep thinking about these shows...

Darwin Day 2010 Part 2

As promised, here is part 2 to my previous Darwin Day post. The next speaker in the lineup after Barbara Forrest was Denise Marie Sobieski. She is a high school science teacher in Indiana, and has been for seventeen years. She gave us a nice overview of how to...