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Brad Levin
Lawyer, MPA grad, HR professional, biologist, Idaho native, author, marathoner, tennis player. Loves ants.
Lawyer, MPA grad, HR professional, biologist, Idaho native, author, marathoner, tennis player. Loves ants.
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Second from left
We need a word for "second from left," e.g. the second from left lane. I'm thinking "pensinistral," combining penultimate and sinistral. It's also scalable- you could have pendextral (second from right), antependextral (third from right), etc. What do you t...

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Take-Home Baby
Audio For us, it happened on a Monday. I got the text from Michal at work. I fumbled some words to my manager; she stopped me at baby. "Go. Run!" she said. Week 39: exactly seven days before the due date. I picked her up and we rushed to the delivery wing, ...

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"Deeper and deeper into homosexuality ideas": My BYU Honor Code File Revealed
I wrote and published a book entitled during my last six months at
BYU Law (between October 2010 and April 2011) entitled Homosexuality: A
Straight BYU Student's Perspective . Without my knowledge, a friend of mine
reported me to BYU's Honor Code Office (HC...

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Hi, I'm Brad Levin- director of FreeBYU, because I REALLY REALLY want religious and academic freedom at CES universities. AMA!
I did an AMA on Reddit earlier this month. Here was the dialogue:

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Brad Levin commented on a post on Blogger.
Good thoughts here. Expressing empathy is a skill I think, in addition to being a fairly widespread (though not equally distributed) biological bestowal. 
Brene Brown has some good content on empathy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Evwgu369Jw) and, in a related vein, vulnerability (https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability).

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FreeBYU Updates
I've been quite active over the past 20 months leading FreeBYU . As an organization we've elicited about ten press cycles, pursuing multiple accreditation challenges, a petition, a boycott, and an open letter. We've documented our activity at FreeBYU/blog ....

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Never underestimate the power...

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The 9 Facebook Myths About the Church’s New Crazy-Eyed Doggie Policy
All offspring of crazy-eyed dogs must now be euthanized. Opinion There is a good chance that you’ve recently learned about the Church’s new policies regarding euthanizing the litters of crazy-eyed dogs , and read much about it on social media. Mormons and p...

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Brad Levin commented on a post on Blogger.
Awesome compilation! My favorite was "What is Mormon Transhumanism," because the exposition effectively communicated much of the depth and breadth of the term, and is understandable to folks that are educated, but not necessarily about Mormonism or transhumanism. 

As much as I tire of theistic discourse, your piece makes great points about the esthetics present in what many characterize as the secular, as well as postsecular religion and technological evolution. Your philosophical background adds richness to most of your writing: this article provides an apt example. 
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