April 3 meeting of Rossmoor Atheists

  • April 3, 2014 · 1:30 PM
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We will hear a talk by Pat McGinnis about Chick Tracts, a popular cartoon-based internet proselytizing directed at young people. These are short cartoons that "teach" the "lesson" of why nonbelief is bad, stupid etc and how the "smart" are returning to God and belief. The extremist organization behind them is camouflaged by the cartoon vehicle. We will discuss ways we can immunize young people against them with short, snappy comments that disclose their true aim of indoctrination. We will also view an evocative video short by Gene Gordon on how he became an atheist as a youngster and, time permitting, discuss with Eric Stone whether accusations that atheists "bash religion" have any validity. Coffee and cookies will be provided. If coming from outside of Rossmoor, inform security at the gate that you are attending this meeting. Las Trampas Room, Hillside Clubhouse of Rossmoor Senior Community, April 3, 1:30-3:30 pm,. If problems have security call Eric Stone.

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  • Gene G.

    very fine meeting with varied program and lots of group discussion

    April 3

  • Maureen

    This looks great - could we have some online discussions of these? I'd love to hear how the people who attend react to the video.

    April 2

  • Rex J.

    I'm very interested in attending, but can't make it this Thursday. How often do you meet and when is the next meeting?

    March 31

  • Alexey N.

    im thinking of going, but idk if ill fit in...

    March 30

  • Joe H.

    Is it just above what looks like the lawn bowling court?

    March 26, 2014

  • Joe H.

    exactly where is this complex? I have judged at the camera club there - is it the same building?

    March 26, 2014

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