"Heh. When I was (12?), I actually won a monetary award ($25) for getting the best quiz/test scores overall in Hebrew school (note that the content regarded biblical hebrew vocab, but nevertheless). I scored just higher than the religious kid whose…"
Yeah... I'm kicking myself for not starting a Secular Students Alliance at my school early on. It would have been nice to have a freethinkers club to balance out the flobbityjillion bible clubs at school.
That's good to know, and I am a physicist too (my profile q.v.)
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