Please meet Dr. Stafford Betty from the Philosophy / Religious Studies program.
What is your field of study?
What is your favorite class to teach?
The Meaning of Death
The Spiritual Quest
What are you excited about this semester?
Finishing a futuristic novel set in the U.S. spanning the years 2090-2130
What was the last book you read?
Michael Singer's The Untethered Soul
What was your worst subject in school?
History (weak on facts)
If you had to make a documentary, what would the subject be?
The war between radical (bad) Islam and moderate (good) Islam
What do you do for fun and relaxation?
Write fiction (for fulfillment, not exactly fun) and golf once every week or two (definitely fun)
Do you have any advice or thoughts for our students?
Read, read, read: anything. Just read.
What did you do over the summer break?
Hiked the Buddhist pilgrimage trails in the mountains south of Kyoto with my wife
Unforgettable. Instilled deep appreciation of the Japanese way of life.
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