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support the Freethought Alliance - Dear Friend of the OCFreethought Alliance,  I am writing to you on behalf of the Friends of the Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference. We are currently raising money to support 2013 Freethought Alliance Conference being held in Anah Bruce G. Nov 18, 2012 10:15 PM
Recent News - Here's the link to the latest news stories concerning the secular movement.  You'll see news pertaining to politics, church-state issues, and of course the batshit crazy news.   Bruce G. Nov 13, 2012 8:59 AM
Announcements.... - Thanks to those who helped with the Mission Viejo display last night.     We need Bruce G. Nov 12, 2012 8:07 AM
Possible movie night this Sat. - OK - here's the plan.... Check your email Saturday at 2:30pm to see if we're going to see Cloud Atlas that evening at the Edwards theater in the Tustin Marketplace off Jamboree and the 5 freeway. .  We might have a drink afterward at a restaur Bruce G. Nov 9, 2012 9:22 AM
Saturday Alternative - If the Mt Wilson is postponed because of clouds, is anyone interested in seeing Cloud Atlas Saturday evening at the Edwards off the 5 and Jamboree at 8pm? Email me if interested.   B Bruce G. Nov 8, 2012 6:42 PM
Meetup details changed: Help build the first secular holiday display for Mission Viejo - I've updated this Meetup for Sunday. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Backyard­-Skeptics/events/90375062/ When : Sunday, No Bruce G. Nov 7, 2012 9:48 AM
Two spots left for this weekend's Mt Wilson Observatory event. - There are only 2 spots left. This event is one of the best ones we we go to.  RSVP soon or you'll have to wait till next year.   B Bruce G. Nov 5, 2012 11:52 AM
Nov 11 - Go to San Diego to here the exc. director of the Secular Coalition -   Go here to see more info.  Come if you can! http://www.meetup.com/humanism­-184/events/84026352/   Secular Coalition for America's Executive Director Bruce G. Nov 5, 2012 11:32 AM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Good answer Tracy.     Phil - Really?  Stop whining about the definition of atheism, I will not be defined by you of all people.  And don't write a book, chances are nobody will read it anyway, let alone pay for it. Andrew T. Nov 1, 2012 4:11 PM
Latest issue - The Latest issue of the Secular Gazette is availbale for a free viewing at  http://secure.campaigner.com/C­ampaigner/Public/t.show?Wysu--­GLjD-lS5uE1 Please con Bruce G. Oct 31, 2012 11:18 PM
Please do not respond or email to [address removed] - I respectfully ask that i f you have been getting emails from [address removed], please do not respond to this email.  Any discussions should be on the Meetup page under discussions and not to any list that goes to Bruce G. Oct 31, 2012 7:39 PM
Wow.... - For the first time in years, I have received more emails from this group than all the spam in my junk box for the last week. I'm out. Stephen P. Oct 31, 2012 7:23 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available Timothy G. Oct 31, 2012 6:09 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Well, I thought I changed my preferences on the profile but I'm still getting these boring opinions. Meh -----Original Message----- Terry E. Oct 31, 2012 5:53 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Sassan K. D. Oct 31, 2012 5:52 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - user 2. Oct 31, 2012 5:51 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Charlene Oct 31, 2012 5:31 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - user 3. Oct 31, 2012 4:50 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - LOL....dammit! That one sucked me in...sonofabitch Chris P. Oct 31, 2012 4:46 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Gripes - REMOVE ME TOOOOOOO.. user 1. Oct 31, 2012 4:43 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available user 1. Oct 31, 2012 4:42 PM
Tim - Preview not available Paul A. Oct 31, 2012 4:32 PM
Terry - Preview not available Paul A. Oct 31, 2012 4:30 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - It's my nature I suppose. T-Mobile. America’s First Nationwide 4G Network ----- Reply message ----- From: "Terry E." <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Subject: [backyard-skep Timothy S. Oct 31, 2012 4:23 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Tim, Quit being so mental and just go! Geeze! -----Original Message----- From: Timothy Senstock <xnowheretownx@ Terry E. Oct 31, 2012 4:20 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Maybe I am misrepresenting how I want to direct my comments and questions... I hav Timothy S. Oct 31, 2012 4:16 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Oh hell! Since I'm getting stuff that doesn't interest me let me put this out there because it DOES interest me. Tom Morello will be Terry E. Oct 31, 2012 4:15 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available Jenna Oct 31, 2012 4:12 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Alexandra, I tried but was unsuccessful. Maybe someone can print the options' instructions here. -----Original M Terry E. Oct 31, 2012 4:11 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Gripes - Please remove me from this email thread. Thank you. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 31, 2012, at 4:06 PM, Bobbie Kirkhart wrote: > Gee, a gripe about gripes! > Interesting. > Bobbie > On 10/31/2012 2:59 PM, Paul Anyo wrote: John N. Oct 31, 2012 4:07 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available user 1. Oct 31, 2012 4:06 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Gripes - Gee, a gripe about gripes! Interesting. Bobbie On 10/31/2012 2:59 PM, Paul Anyo wrote: > I find a lot of gripeing in athiest chats/threads/disscussions. Either at the world for being so brain washed or in this case for poor social skills/tax preparati Bobbie K. Oct 31, 2012 4:06 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available Jenna Oct 31, 2012 4:02 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - WHOA! Okay, now we're cursing. Ha-ha! Taylor Oct 31, 2012 4:01 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - The reality is, most people go thru phases. Sometimes for days, weeks, months or even years there are some people that fee Taylor Oct 31, 2012 3:56 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Stating what I hope is the obvious, but email chains like this are a horrible forum for these discus Chris P. Oct 31, 2012 3:53 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available user 1. Oct 31, 2012 3:48 PM
Joan - Preview not available Paul A. Oct 31, 2012 3:45 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - As someone new to the group who has been observing from a distance; the attitudes are not very inviting! Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T From: Joan <[address removed]> Sender: backyard-skeptics Jayne Oct 31, 2012 3:40 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Preview not available Jenna Oct 31, 2012 3:38 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Joan Oct 31, 2012 3:37 PM
For Terry - Preview not available Paul A. Oct 31, 2012 3:36 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - I would think that a reasonable 'objective' would be to simply raise awareness that other freethinkers exist. Period. I know that's simplistic, and in the age of the internet, not the issue it ma user 1. Oct 31, 2012 3:29 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Tim, Are you kidding?!! It's purely social combined with great ideas and exposure to things we may not have heard about. I don' Terry E. Oct 31, 2012 3:24 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - I tend to agree. I have never participated in these discussions because most of the time they're not very important to me. I am also not very impressed by these groups. I am a solid atheist and I have no deference reserved for for any religion, but I& Timothy S. Oct 31, 2012 3:13 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - no, we just don't believe in god. tracy tracy Oct 31, 2012 2:59 PM
Gripes - Preview not available Paul A. Oct 31, 2012 2:55 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - I have mixed "feelings" about this group. Very good discuss Phil Oct 31, 2012 2:00 PM
Last night lecture available now - Sorry for the lack of streaming last night - technical difficulties. But it is up on our streaming service now at the link listed below. Brian Dunning, from the podcast Skeptoid spoke last night about "Locally Grown Produ Bruce G. Oct 25, 2012 9:53 AM
Free Live Streaming from our monthly meeting tomorrow night - Join us for a free live-streaming event from the Backyard Skeptics monthly meeting in Villa Park, CA on Wednesday, October 24th at 7:30pm PST. Brian Dunning, from the podcast Skeptoid will be speaking."Locally Grown Produc Bruce G. Oct 23, 2012 5:34 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Shouldn't the request say tax deductions from 2012 taxes? Regardless... I like what you do (most of the time)so I sent in a one-time donation. ---- Philip Gatt wrote: ============= -- Steph Campbell [masked] "My faith Steph C. Oct 23, 2012 12:57 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please read... - Just signed up as a $4/month supporter. I never make it to your meetings but I love what you guys do. Keep it up.  On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM, Bruce Gleason < user 3. Oct 23, 2012 12:04 PM
Please read... - I need your help. The last three year's of sponsoring the Freethought Conference has been at a loss. I will not be able to continue to hold the only secular conference in Orange County on May 4th, 2013 without your help. How much help d Bruce G. Oct 23, 2012 11:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Let's go see The Master - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Backyard­-Skeptics/events/86581512/   The theater has changed its showt Bruce G. Oct 18, 2012 1:37 PM
More skeptics meeting this week - Wednesday Oct. 17th: OC  Freethinkers and Skeptics Supper club, 7:30 Freethinkers, rationa Bruce G. Oct 17, 2012 7:09 AM
"Why We Can't Allow the Religious Right to Ru(i)n Our Country" Oct 17 lecture - BYS supports the separation of church and state.  I hope you can make this lecture my be director of the S. Calif. chapter of Americans United. Wednesday, October 17 Choose from 2 sessions: Noon-1:30 PM (B Bruce G. Oct 12, 2012 8:14 AM
Re: - http://www.demonic-duckz.kilu.­de/page..yahoo.php?x=4i2q3elyq­esa&efyma=uk Ray Oct 12, 2012 3:19 AM
Im on the radio right now - see http://tunein.com/station/­?stationId=169899 5-6pm you can playback after the show if you wish.   b Bruce G. Oct 11, 2012 5:08 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Interesting meeting with some poplar Christian Apologists in San Diego. - One church in Yorba Linda doing it. Charlene Oct 1, 2012 10:09 AM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Interesting meeting with some poplar Christian Apologists in San Diego. - Since the event will be Christine B. Oct 1, 2012 10:05 AM
Interesting meeting with some poplar Christian Apologists in San Diego. - I can't really list this as a meetup for those who live in Orange County, but some of our members might be interested in this Meetup in San Diego at   http://www.meetup Bruce G. Sep 30, 2012 6:44 PM
Free lecture today at 2pm - For those who wish to watch Skeptics Socieity's streaming broadcast of today's lecture, copy and paste this link into your browser: http://www.skeptic.com/upcomin­g-lectures/moral-origins/ Bruce G. Sep 30, 2012 8:52 AM
BYSSouth - To try and keep the emails to a minimum, I'm not going to be announcing the BYS South meetup through the regular BYS Meetup.  I've you're interested in receiving the announcements to join our discussion group in Mission Viejo, please join the BYS Sout Bruce G. Sep 28, 2012 12:47 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Free streaming of tonight meeting - 7pm - Happy to see testing of streaming. FWIW, There has been a lot of buzz of Google's  "Hangouts On The Air"  It is getting a lot of positive reviews for video broadcasting world wide: Phillip L. Sep 26, 2012 9:25 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Free streaming of tonight meeting - 7pm - ERNST G. Sep 26, 2012 9:17 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Free streaming of tonight meeting - 7pm - Bruce I'm sorry I didn't attend tonight's discussion ..I live in Costa Mesa and the 55 was bumper to bumper heading north..I gave up joel f. Sep 26, 2012 8:15 PM
Link for tonight meeting is... - Backyard Skeptics is beta-testing their new free streaming service tonight at 7pm PST. We are streaming our monthly meeting which we have on the forth Wednesday of each month. Our speaker tonight is a local Buddhist leader, Kevin O’Malley. His Bruce G. Sep 26, 2012 4:31 PM
Free streaming of tonight meeting - 7pm - Backyard Skeptics is beta-testing their new free streaming service tonight at 7pm PST. We are streaming our monthly meeting which we have on the forth Wednesday of each month. Our speaker tonight is a local Buddhist leader, Kevin O’Malley. His Bruce G. Sep 26, 2012 4:28 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Question for ray comfort - Please ask Ray if he understand why the scientific community does not accept Creationist "evidence". Please remind him that scientific evidence is our best tool for understanding reality.& cravingthesun Sep 26, 2012 9:15 AM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Question for ray comfort - Bruce, Ask him if we ignore the science of evolution in order to accept creationism should we also ignore all of science? On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Christine Brean < Steve B. Sep 25, 2012 3:15 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Question for ray comfort - Bruce, if we meet at yo Christine B. Sep 25, 2012 2:54 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Question for ray comfort - Debating with creationists is a HUGE waste of time. Sc Phil Sep 25, 2012 8:36 AM
Question for ray comfort - When we go down to the creation museum Saturday, well be participating in a special q&a with ray comfort -the open-air evangelistic preacher who we debate at the hb pier. He'll be buying us pizza to enjoy during the q&aat 3:30pm. So I'm looking forw Bruce G. Sep 24, 2012 10:08 PM
"BOOK OF MORMON" performance, Sept. 30, 1 pm. - 1 ticket available!!! - One person who had purchased a ticket cannot attend now, so 1 ticket is now available for "BOOK OF MORMON" performance, Sept. 30, 1 pm. If you would like to attend, or know someone would would, now is the time to get your ticke Jan R. Sep 24, 2012 9:56 AM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - Sassan K. D. Sep 23, 2012 12:44 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - Did anyone Charlene Sep 21, 2012 2:32 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - I saw it from the highway ! Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Alison < [address removed] > wrote: Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 12:34 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - I am almost to Huntington but don't know where in Huntington Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Alison < [address removed] Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 12:22 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - Is it still coming to Huntington or is it done? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Alison < [address removed] > wrote: Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 12:10 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - I am on my way. Where in Huntingon please ? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Alison < [address removed] > wrote: Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 12:04 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - It just passed Santa Barbara - sti Alison Sep 21, 2012 11:39 AM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - Too late :( Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2012, at 10:49 AM, Charlene < [address removed] > wrote: Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 11:35 AM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - What time does it come in?? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2012, at 10:49 AM, Charlene < [address removed] > wrote: Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 11:14 AM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Hey, anyone want to join me watching the shiuttle come in? - I'm at Seal Beach Naval Weapons Stjation. Call Charlene Sep 21, 2012 10:48 AM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please reserve your spot at Mt Wilson on Nov 30 - Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 10:10 AM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] Please reserve your spot at Mt Wilson on Nov 30 - Sassan K. D. Sep 21, 2012 10:06 AM
Mt Wilson - Sorry. The date for mt Wilson is nov 10, not the 30 th B Bruce G. Sep 20, 2012 6:38 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] Please reserve your spot at Mt Wilson on Nov 30 - Bruce, Your email subject line says Nov. 30. The meetup page says Nov. 10. Can you clarify which it is? Ian D. Sep 20, 2012 10:24 AM
Please reserve your spot at Mt Wilson on Nov 30 - Raw Photons on your Retina night #2!   Although Meetup doesn't send out emails for an event this far out, this event will fill up quickly once it does.  We have a max of 20 spots for the lucky members who would like to join us for this extr Bruce G. Sep 20, 2012 8:25 AM
Live streaming - the link is http://link.clickstreamtv.net/­rqm8v6f Bruce G. Sep 16, 2012 2:02 PM
Skeptic Lecture live streaming - The Skeptics Society is live streaming their lecture today at 2pm today at http://link.clickstreamtv.net/­rqm8v6f b Bruce G. Sep 16, 2012 12:23 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - To follow up on our d Alison Sep 14, 2012 10:21 AM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - Sassan K. D. Sep 13, 2012 5:53 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - Please remove me from this email chain thank you. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 13, 2012, at 3:26 PM, Phil < [address removed] > wrote John N. Sep 13, 2012 4:49 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - Preview not available Phil Sep 13, 2012 3:26 PM
RE: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - Preview not available Phil Sep 13, 2012 2:50 PM
how to eliminate multiple emails from BYS -   I've been getting some comments about the many emails from our events.  If you wish to eliminate some of the emails, go to the Email and Notification tabe in your profile in Meetup and de-select some of the options. Bruce G. Sep 13, 2012 1:50 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - Yeah, I agree with the guy who said he's smarter for&n Charlene Sep 13, 2012 1:25 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - A stimulating exchange. Rebuked by a fundamentalist who insists on the last word. Kind’a like Ahmadomekad at th user 3. Sep 13, 2012 1:10 PM
Re: [backyard-skeptics] incredible and illegal God flip flop at DNC last night - There's probably a better forum for this, but I am learning a lot. Chris P. Sep 13, 2012 11:27 AM

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