Dangerous Art

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Remember the Buddhas of Bamyan? After saying they would leave them alone, the Taliban changed course in 2001 and destroyed the statues carved into sandstone on a remote part of the ancient silk road west of Kandahar. The area had … Continue reading

Are We Liberals Afraid to Criticize Islam?

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Hello, Secular Humanists! This is different. But it is an attempt to stay in touch during trying times. After you read this post and watch the video, please, please share some comments! You can even comment on comments! That’s what … Continue reading

Achievement Gaps Abound

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I read an article this morning that was not about the coronavirus: The Misleading Racial Achievement Gap Statistic. Yes, I do take a break from binging on bad news periodically, but this article was still a version of bad news. … Continue reading

I am a Piece of Work

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Update: Good news! One on one conversation brought the temperature back to normal. 1/17/2020 I’m going to forward this blog post to several people who were present at a meeting I attended this morning. If I don’t get a bunch … Continue reading