Notes

1. A name second only to that of my actual college roommate, Phil Graves.

2. Yonish, Stephen, and David Campbell, Religion and volunteering in America. In Smidt, Corwin, Religion as Social Capital (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2003).

3. Brooks, Arthur C. Religious faith and charitable giving, in Policy Review (October/November 2003).

4. Warren Buffett (#1), Bill Gates (#2 along with his wife Melinda, who is Catholic), and George Soros (#3). Cited in 50 Most generous philanthropists, Business Week. Accessed April 13,2008, from http://bwnt.businessweek .com/philanthropy/06/index.asp

5. Text at http://richarddawkins.net/article,903,n,n. A very thoughtful reply is at www.dailykos.com/story/2007/4Jl9/l845l/097l. Site accessed May 30, 2008.

6. Greg Epstein, the humanist chaplain at Harvard, hit the nail on the head when he said "Science and reason are important, but science and reason won't visit you in the hospital."

7. Full text at www.firstunitariansociety.org/sermons0203/092202.htm#092202 .htm. Accessed July 11,2008.

8. Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

9. Gershoff, Elizabeth Thompson. "Corporal Punishment by Parents and Associated Child Behaviors and Experiences: A Meta-Analytic and Theoretical Review," Psychological Bulletin, 128 (2002), 539-579.

10. www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/gvc.htm#Violence

11. Accessed June 11, 2008, from www.guttmacher.org/pubs/2006/09/12/ USTPstats.pdf

12. National Center for Juvenile Justice 2006 report. Accessed June 8, 2008, from www.ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/ojstatbb/nr2006/downloads/chapter2.pdf

13. "A fistful of risks," DISCOVER Magazine (April 1996), 82.

14. Myers, David G. "The Powers and Perils of Intuition," Scientific American Mind (June/July 2007), 48-51.

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