Hooray, Pitzer College! The first to acknowledge
The worth of the secular studies
Which will offer a few new alternatives to
A theology class with your buddies
And now if a student considers it prudent
It’s there as a major or minor
In an oddly strange quirk, it is clearly the work
Of a truly intelligent designer
Of course, that intelligent designer is, in this case, Phil Zuckerman. The secular studies major was announced a short while ago, but the NY Times has a nice story up as of yesterday, on how Zuckerman put it together.
You may remember Zuckerman from this paper, a tremendously useful resource when combatting negative stereotypes of atheists. If you haven’t seen that paper, you may want to bookmark it; if your experience is anything like mine, you’ll run into the same “arguments” again and again, and Zuckerman’s paper is a handy
weapon tool to have.