Raising Freethinkers

Raising Freethinkers

Latest Episodes

Not just a grab-bag candy game
April 21, 2023

Leveling the 'empathy gradient' has been one of my biggest parenting challenges.

A different kind of game
March 31, 2023

A growing game genre replaces mayhem with thinking and empathy.

But then...what are the children?
March 24, 2023

It's the first question mixed-belief couples hear. The answer is simple.

Finding a crew
March 10, 2023

Sometimes 'citizen of the world' didn't cut it. That's when I needed a crew.

Rescuing the word 'privilege' for our kids
March 03, 2023

When 'privileged' becomes an epithet, it loses its power.

A face for the universe
February 17, 2023

It's hard to live in a universe that doesn't care. So we give it a face.

When Huxley lost his darling boy
February 10, 2023

In the shadow of a terrible loss, Thomas Henry Huxley wrote a moving testament to intellectual integrity.

Of song and story
February 01, 2023

Bedtime is a great opportunity to share who you are, what you love, and what you want your kids to know about the world.

The science you will never know
January 13, 2023

The science you will never know can kill you, and it can save your life.

Let's get normal
January 06, 2023

Our kids' generation sees religious disbelief as kind of...normal. Let's catch up.