Critical Thinking

A Skeptatic Dialogue, Part 2

Quentis and Firmatio: A Skeptatic Dialogue, Part 2 Continued from Part 1.   Quentis: Sure, but science doesn’t know everything. There’s a lot of things that western science doesn’t understand. Being able to fly if you jump three times is one of those things. Scientists don’t even know how bees …

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Critical Thinking

A Skeptatic Dialogue, Part 1

Quentis and Firmatio: A Skeptatic Dialogue, Part 1   Quentis: Okay, if you jump three times, you can fly. Firmatio: That sounds dubious to me. Quentis: No, really. My grandmother told me about it, and her grandmother told her. It’s a family tradition that goes back thousands of years. Firmatio: …

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Roll of tickets
Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz: Tickets Please

I have a secret weapon and it is called an exit ticket.  If you are not familiar with this it is a small piece of paper or an index card and as a student is leaving they have to hand it to you.  What is on the paper?  Well it …

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The Atheist Academic

The Atheist Academic: I Did Not Proselytize!

As many of you know, I got the opportunity to teach a Bible as Literature class last semester, As a rather outspoken atheist among my colleagues, I (and probably a lot of other people) thought that I was an unusual choice. Still, I’ve never been one for backing down from …

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