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New Meetup: Special Baltimore COR Event - Announcing a new Meetup for The Baltimore Atheists Meetup Group! What: Special Baltimore COR Event When: Thursday, May 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Baltimore Ethical Society 306 W Franklin St Baltimore, MD 2120 April May 23, 2010 6:03 PM
Welcome to the 21st century - From The New York Times: A Nigerian Witch-Hunter Defends Herself A Pentecostal preacher who is the subject of a new HBO documentary says she can tell when people are possessed. http://nyti.ms/am20rW Hos May 21, 2010 6:12 PM
Fwd: [EastsideAtheists] Fwd: One for the history books -- crazy day at the SBOE - -----Original Message----- From: Gloria H. <[address removed]> To: EastsideAtheists-li Norm May 21, 2010 7:49 AM
Cult leader gets 50 years for starving toddler to death - http://www.washingtonpost.com/­wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05­/18/AR2010051804536.html?hpid=­newswell Doug May 18, 2010 10:02 PM
Roy Zimmerman "Real American" concert at BES on May 27 - Hello, Atheists MeetUp! The Baltimore Coalition of Reason announces a concert by Roy Zimmerman, noted folk-singer and satirist, http://www.royzimmerman.com/ in concert at the Baltimore Ethical Society Thursday, May 27, at 7:00 pm. The LA Emil V. May 17, 2010 1:55 AM
Re: Hey douchebag! Stop hitting REPLY! I dont want to hear your demented ramblings! - "Re: Hey douchebag! Stop hitting REPLY! I dont want to hear your demented ramblings!" May everyo Nina C. May 10, 2010 12:30 AM
(no subject) - ---Correction: spiritual is of the mind only according to dictionary. I had a forum discussion about another word that had to do with a mind an Nina C. Apr 30, 2010 10:56 PM
Re: [atheists-55] baltimoreatheists.org - Brooks is saying that baltimoreatheists.org is available. I have plenty of space/bandwidth/etc on my web host and I'm a professional PHP developer (just don't ask me to make it pretty :). I'm happy to register and host it if anyone has any ideas for w Trevor G. Apr 30, 2010 7:57 AM
Re: [atheists-55] baltimoreatheists.org - Um, what is available? On Apr 30, 2010, at 12:04 AM, Brooks Gracie III wrote: Kevin G. Apr 30, 2010 7:53 AM
baltimoreatheists.org - is available--it looks like no one owns it. Sincerely, user 1. Apr 30, 2010 12:04 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Fwd: [bostonatheists] "Milennial" generation ain't very religious - Setting themselves up for a problem with the way they express it. Spiritual simply means mind and body, I believe (if I go by the definition). Nina C. Apr 28, 2010 11:53 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Fwd: [bostonatheists] "Milennial" generation ain't very religious - Baby steps On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Norm < [address removed] > wrote: jong Apr 28, 2010 10:07 AM
Fwd: [bostonatheists] "Milennial" generation ain't very religious - -----Original Message----- From: Zachary Bos <[address removed]> To: bostonatheists-list@ Norm Apr 28, 2010 9:08 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC Meetup 4-29 - 7 On Apr 28, 2010, at 6:18 AM, john fisher wrote: Kevin G. Apr 28, 2010 7:41 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC Meetup 4-29 - what time --- On Tue, 4/27/10, Kevin Grishkot <[address removed]> wrote: john f. Apr 28, 2010 6:18 AM
GBAC Meetup 4-29 - Kevin G. Apr 27, 2010 9:37 PM
Re: [atheists-55] "The Invention of Lying" - Thanks Linda. I got it from Nexflix and really enjoyed it. Norm Norm Apr 25, 2010 9:28 AM
Fwd: [bostonatheists] Dawkins, Hitchens support legal challenge against Ratzinger - -----Original Norm Apr 13, 2010 12:51 PM
Fwd: [EastsideAtheists] Let's see if prayer works for the Pope!!! - -----Original Norm Apr 12, 2010 2:45 PM
Me and Shermer debate in the lions' den - The Wall St Journal commissioned this online debate -- of course I'm right Why Belief in God is not Innate online.wsj.com/article/SB10001­424052702304222504575173890997­846742.html there is a link to Shermer's article If you have not seen my Science Gregory P. Apr 10, 2010 10:06 AM
Booklist - Hey all, The first edition of the booklist is on the files page. Any and all feedback/ideas are appreciated. Steve Z. Steve Z. Mar 24, 2010 4:51 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Today: Greg Epstein on Marc Steiner Show - Yeah, I got your first message. Do you know if it will be possible for the show to call me? Skydivers don't knock on death's door, they ring the bell and run away...It REALLY pisses him off. The World Famous Tink ( I never heard of you either Kevin G. Mar 23, 2010 12:35 PM
Today: Greg Epstein on Marc Steiner Show - Hello, Atheists MeetUp! I'd like to pass on this announcement from the Marc Steiner Show: "Tuesday, we're joined by Greg Epstein, Humanist Chaplain of Harvard University. He's the author of "Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Emil V. Mar 23, 2010 10:29 AM
Book List - Hey all, One of our newer members (Tiha) has suggested we should have a book list. I've started a discussion on the messageboards on this topic: http://ww Steve Z. Mar 19, 2010 2:28 PM
This Sunday at BES: "The Necessity of the Secular Movement" - "The Necessity of the Secular Movement" by Paul Fidalgo, Communications Director of the Secular Coalition of America Sunday, March 21, 10:30 am Baltimore Ethical Society 306 W. Franklin St. Following the first ever administration policy briefing Emil V. Mar 18, 2010 2:01 AM
GBAC: Greater Baltimore Atheist Community Meetup - Hey All, Just a reminder that the GBAC now has its own meetup. If you wish to get invited to these meetups you need to join that group. Here is the link: Steve Z. Mar 17, 2010 12:05 PM
RE: [atheists-55] Upcoming events - I'm probably late on this for most of you, but you should see user 9. Mar 10, 2010 6:27 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Upcoming events - In a message dated 2/28/10 9:34:46 AM, [address removed] writes: Gregory P. Feb 28, 2010 1:50 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Upcoming events - There is nothing on Greg Paul's site as to his credentials. This is the first I've heard of him. Interesting articles, but I'm just wondering how well his research stands up to peer review. Emil Volcheck wrote: > Hello, Atheists! > > Here are s user 7. Feb 28, 2010 9:34 AM
Upcoming events - Hello, Atheists! Here are some upcoming events of interest hosted by members of the Baltimore Coalition of Reason. Tomorrow (Sunday) morning and Monday evening, you have two opportunities to hear a humanist thought leader, Greg Paul. This coming Emil V. Feb 27, 2010 9:47 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Yeah, I agree, but there are A LOT of things judges do that they shouldn't. At least this one is benign and can be used t Kevin G. Feb 25, 2010 12:46 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - correct me if I am wrong, but the mother isn't getting charged with murder right? &n Justin A. Feb 25, 2010 12:29 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - To me the judge shouldn't be doing it for any reason, regardless of if he thinks it's silly or not. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Kevin Grishkot < tinkjumps@ jong Feb 25, 2010 12:09 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Yeah, but I still think that the judge just did it to throw it in their faces that no matter what brand of woo woo they were foisting, it wasn't going to be a legit defense. Skydivers don't knock on death's door, Kevin G. Feb 25, 2010 12:06 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - If my religious belief were that he would be reincarnated as a Ferret, would they let me keep one in my ce user 8. Feb 25, 2010 11:26 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - She is getting an addition stipulation that other people in a similar situation wont get, simply based on her religious belief. We all know it doesn't matter in the end because we are all sane and know he isn't coming back, however she gets a litt jong Feb 25, 2010 11:19 AM
RE: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - "We all know it doesn't really matter because this kid isn't coming bac Meg B. Feb 25, 2010 10:50 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Jong: I agree: When I read that "resurrection" clause, I thought I was misreading it! How could the court go along with a ridiculous statement like that? Can't imagine it was in jest either... Says something about the judge. Janan B. Feb 25, 2010 10:43 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - I didn't see anything in the article that indicated that the deal made any difference at all in the punishment. Granted, her sentence should not have been suspe Mark Feb 25, 2010 10:43 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Why should it matter what the accused is convinced of or not. If I killed my mother because I was convinced she was a demon it shouldn't make one bit of difference in my punishment (unless I'm determined insane). If I starved my child because I th jong Feb 25, 2010 10:31 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Because in other cases the accused is not generally convinced that the victim will come back to life, and trying to make that deal wouldn't get you anywhere. Mark Feb 25, 2010 10:12 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - If that is the case I find it pretty sad. Why not a prevision for all murder cases that the killer is to be released if their victim comes back to life? On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 9:28 AM, Mark < jong Feb 25, 2010 9:39 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Honestly, I think I'd agree to to it too, if for no other reason than to humor her into pleading guilty. --- On Thu, 2/25/10, Kevin Grishkot <ti Mark Feb 25, 2010 9:28 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - I think this is the case where the judge agreed ( I'm betting he did this as a dare ) to terms that require her to be released if the Kevin G. Feb 25, 2010 7:58 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Yay, another child killed by religious nuts...... http://www.baltimoresun.com/ne­ws/maryland/bal-md.cult25feb25­,0,5761482.story jong Feb 25, 2010 7:17 AM
RE: [atheists-55] GBAC thursday CANCELLED - Kevin, I appreciate all of your efforts. Cory user 9. Feb 24, 2010 5:59 AM
GBAC thursday CANCELLED - I am sorry to announce that I am unable to find a place in the area. All the places I've checked do not have meeting rooms and Kevin G. Feb 23, 2010 9:51 PM
Re: [atheists-55] "The Invention of Lying" - I saw it a few weeks ago and thought it was great, I love the pizza boxes, you'll see when you watch it. On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Linda < [address removed] jong Feb 23, 2010 3:24 PM
"The Invention of Lying" - Linda Feb 23, 2010 2:56 PM
Re: [atheists-55] What Does This Mean? - Nothing exists in the universe except for atoms and empty space. Everything else is an opinion. --- On Sun, 2/21/10, AL JOHNSON <ajgolfer@yahoo. Mark Feb 21, 2010 7:57 PM
Re: [atheists-55] What Does This Mean? - Well the religious comparison defense was, at a minimum, unneeded, and at maximum, designed to insult. It didn't work. I Kevin G. Feb 21, 2010 3:18 PM
Re: [atheists-55] What Does This Mean? - Wow, a defense with a comparison to religion. Very fitting.? Well, the meetups would generally be in the evening, so invoking the night-time atmosphere that such a place is likely to have isn't irrelevant. And I'm sorry that you Stu C. Feb 21, 2010 1:31 PM
RE: The Baltimore Atheists Meetup Group Mailing List Daily Digest - Preview not available Monique S. Feb 21, 2010 11:49 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - google 5 minutes with john f. Feb 21, 2010 11:42 AM
Re: [atheists-55] What Does This Mean? - There is no reality...there is only perception. --- On Sun, 2/21/10, Norm <[address removed]> wrote: AL J. Feb 21, 2010 11:31 AM
What Does This Mean? - "This is is from personal experience and, not from some some non-deity belief sy Norm Feb 21, 2010 11:09 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - Haha, I was wondering the same thing. On Feb 21,[masked]:04 AM, "Kevin Grishkot" < [address removed] > wrote: I too have been to CC. ?I found it to be jong Feb 21, 2010 10:08 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - I too have been to CC. I found it to be too loud, even during non night club hours, for meeting purposes. Besides, what does " Kevin G. Feb 21, 2010 10:03 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - Just to clarify something for sake of accuracy of your first point. Ni ghtclub Norm Feb 21, 2010 9:55 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - COSI? Please identify. As to Cancun Cantina, I am ruling them out based on two criteria: 1. Kevin G. Feb 21, 2010 9:28 AM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - Dep end s on when you go.....the deck is so large that partying should not be an issue or it wasn't for me during the times that I went there. No cove Norm Feb 20, 2010 12:40 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - Isn't the Cancun Cantina a bit of a Party bar? ? On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Norm < [address removed] > wrote: Ian Feb 20, 2010 12:27 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - The li brary idea didn't catch on so here are some more ideas. Cancun Cantina not far from BWI: They have a large outdoor deck that is perfect when t Norm Feb 20, 2010 12:14 PM
Re: [atheists-55] allah's impeccable timing - Yes and by the same impersonal act that has killed billions from the beginning of time. Not by some version of middle eastern d Kevin G. Feb 20, 2010 9:04 AM
Re: [atheists-55] allah's impeccable timing - This is not an eye for an eye. This is humor. On Feb 20, 2010, at 8:54 AM, Janan Broadbent wrote: > Kevin: I don't believe in an eye for an eye. I am not going to play the escalation game; what do you get out of that? A moment's satisfaction? Kevin G. Feb 20, 2010 9:02 AM
RE: [atheists-55] allah's impeccable timing - Yeah, this was offensive. Innocent people were killed. Gretchen Feb 20, 2010 8:54 AM
Re: [atheists-55] allah's impeccable timing - Kevin: I don't believe in an eye for an eye. I am not going to play the escalation game; what do you get out of that? A moment's satisfaction? I don't have to insult others to maintain my own beliefs. Janan B. Feb 20, 2010 8:53 AM
Re: [atheists-55] allah's impeccable timing - So, let me get this straight; religious people are allowed to slander us with all kinds of venomous bile and we're not allowed to poke fun at them when their belief system bites them in the ass, right? On Feb 20, 2010, at 8:46 AM, Janan Broadbent wrote Kevin G. Feb 20, 2010 8:50 AM
Re: [atheists-55] allah's impeccable timing - Whether it is mosque, church, temple or synagogue, I find this comment offensive. I don't want others to judge me on my lack of belief in religion or God, and I return the the same respect. Janan Janan B. Feb 20, 2010 8:45 AM
allah's impeccable timing - > > Minaret falls during congregational weekly prayers in Morocco, 36 > dead http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_16024/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=MAiEVG06 > > > Hos Feb 19, 2010 8:28 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Oops.... - Give Michaels Pub a call, see what they say On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Gretchen < [address removed] > wrote: jong Feb 19, 2010 2:52 PM
RE: [atheists-55] Oops.... - Oops, sorry! Great minds think alike. I didn't even read Roy's message Gretchen Feb 19, 2010 2:49 PM
RE: [atheists-55] Oops.... - Clyde's? From: [address removed] Gretchen Feb 19, 2010 2:48 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Oops.... - I am way out in Maryland Line but a co-worker?that lives in columbia suggested: Clydes On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Kevin Grishkot < [address removed] > Roy A. Feb 19, 2010 2:43 PM
Oops.... - I forgot to tell you guys, I scouted: Copelands, Uno Chicago, P.F. Changs, Cheesecake Factory and Champps. Any place else would Kevin G. Feb 19, 2010 2:36 PM
Re: [atheists-55] GBAC meetup group: Two things - What places did you try? I don't want to suggest places you've already hit. On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Kevin Grishkot < [address removed] > wro jong Feb 19, 2010 1:35 PM
GBAC meetup group: Two things - Hi All; Two things: Thing 1; You need to go to http://www.meetup.com/GBAC-Gre­ater-Baltimore-Atheist-Communi­ty/ and join the GBAC group. Thing 2; I n Kevin G. Feb 19, 2010 1:32 PM
Doing some house-cleaning - Hey all, I've been trying to keep a better track of attendence and interest in the meetups. In doing so, I've found that about 40% of our members have not visited in over a year (that's as far back as meetup will tell me). I've decid Steve Z. Feb 18, 2010 2:22 PM
Darwin Day events this Sunday, Feb. 14 - Preview not available Emil V. Feb 10, 2010 6:46 PM
Re: The Baltimore Atheists Meetup Group Mailing List Daily Digest - To clarify, there are two meetups associated with this meetup group: 1. Third Tuesday of every month at Slainte in Fells Point. This is a social meetup where we just hang about and talk; no agenda or goals. 2. The Thursday of the week af lexabear Feb 10, 2010 8:50 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - There is a City meeting on the tuesday the week before the GBAC meetup. It's in Fells Point. You should be able to get th Kevin G. Feb 9, 2010 8:23 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - No, that is good for me. iPhone rules! On Feb 9, 2010, at 3:36 PM, Malcolm wrote: > Does the meet up in Fells not work for you? This meet up is still > happening right? > > On Feb 9, 2010, at 3:31 PM, Janan Broadbent wr Janan B. Feb 9, 2010 4:56 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - Always the third Tuesday of every month. --- On Tue, 2/9/10, Ian wrote: > From: Ian > Subject: Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) > To: [address removed] > Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 3:44 PM > They Mark Feb 9, 2010 3:58 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - They do... Slante down Fells Point. The next one is on the 16th Feb. Second floor, starting around 7pm Ian On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Janan Broadbent < jananb@ Ian Feb 9, 2010 3:44 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - Does the meet up in Fells not work for you? This meet up is still happening right? On Feb 9, 2010, at 3:31 PM, Janan Broadbent wrote: > I second the motion to hold a meeting some time in a location other > than Columbia as I live downtown too Malcolm Feb 9, 2010 3:36 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - I second the motion to hold a meeting some time in a location other than Columbia as I live downtown too. Janan iPhone rules! On Feb 9, 2010, at 2:02 PM, Tiha Long < Janan B. Feb 9, 2010 3:31 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - Hello group, I joined the group maybe last month and I would like to make it to the next meeting. I was user 1. Feb 9, 2010 12:55 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - I thought the survey. On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Marie < [address removed] > wrote: Ian Feb 8, 2010 4:56 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - Is she opting out of the group/e-mails or opting out of the survey? On Feb 8, 2010, at 2:44 PM, Vinnie wrote: user 5. Feb 8, 2010 3:03 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - Kevin was just responding to her email, and asking a perfectly reasonable question as well... I don't mind getting these emails, sometimes the random discussions can be interesting, and if I get tired of it, there' Vinnie Feb 8, 2010 2:44 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - WOW...and I thought only the theists were overly sensative. I completely understand what she is talking about...you open your e-mail to find 28 new messages onl AL J. Feb 8, 2010 12:51 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - I'll take a whack at the questions: 1. What does everyone do for a living? I know we come from all walks of life, but I'd just like to know officially. I wear 2 hats: Psychologist in private practice, and small business owner in constructio Janan B. Feb 8, 2010 8:53 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - 1. ?What does everyone do for a living? ?I know we come from all walks of life, but I'd just like to know officially user 2. Feb 8, 2010 5:09 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - The only way to opt out of getting emails is to change your preferences in your meetup profile. That being said, you sound like Kevin G. Feb 7, 2010 8:02 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - user 1. Feb 7, 2010 4:36 PM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - 1. ?What does everyone do for a living? ?I know we come from all walks of life, but I'd just like to know officially. Ian Feb 7, 2010 11:20 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - i am a retired government employee who left catholicism when, after becoming married, i was told that i would go to hell if i practiced birth control. -- john f. Feb 7, 2010 10:45 AM
Re: [atheists-55] Web content question(s) - Preview not available Kevin G. Feb 7, 2010 10:23 AM
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