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Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - zeteothink Apr 23, 2015 12:41 PM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Karl, I am right on with your response to this behavior. Name it what you will, shaming, calli Jimmy G Apr 23, 2015 12:34 PM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - I really have to question what some of our community think I mean by shaming? Steven, you seem to indicate a rational respectful conversation can't involve shaming.  Let me give you an exampl Karl H. Apr 23, 2015 12:17 PM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - There are dozens of historical thunder gods. I do not see a god Jehovah listed as one of them. I once read a claim that El (possibly the orig Mathew G. Apr 23, 2015 12:16 PM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - My thoughts are that I would not want to start with shaming.  I would not want to just let it go either.  It seems like it would be worth one or more attempts to have a rational respectful conversation with the religious parents (and make Steven J. Apr 23, 2015 11:43 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Unless I'm reading the scenario wrong, it was the adult neighbors that told Jamila Bey's children they couldn't play with their children. If this is the case, I do think that shaming the parents by demeaning t Karl H. Apr 23, 2015 11:24 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Hi Mathew. I Mark S. Apr 23, 2015 11:17 AM
RE: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Preview not available Don W. Apr 23, 2015 11:14 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - I think the parents of the kid who had to endure the rejection trauma for not being a "Christian" should go have a conversation with the parents of Jimmy G Apr 23, 2015 11:07 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - In part, some of the success of the gay revolution is the fact that we are now intolerant of those who are intolerant against homosexuals. Karl H. Apr 23, 2015 10:49 AM
RE: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Preview not available Don W. Apr 23, 2015 10:35 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Hello Karl; zeteothink Apr 23, 2015 9:54 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Hi Lance, Karl H. Apr 23, 2015 8:57 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - For children who are being indoctrinated in religion by the other divorced parent or by some other relative or by peers I recommend combining a les Mathew G. Apr 23, 2015 7:54 AM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - zeteothink Apr 22, 2015 11:02 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Openly Secular Day-April 23 - Preview not available Don W. Apr 22, 2015 10:23 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Openly Secular Day-April 24 - April 23 not April 24 On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, Don Wharton < [address removed] > wrote: Mary B. Apr 22, 2015 3:25 PM
Re: [atheists-27] From Jamila Bey - Preview not available Mark S. Apr 22, 2015 2:58 PM
Openly Secular Day-April 24 - I would like to encourage everyone to join the Openly Secula Don W. Apr 22, 2015 2:58 PM
Structure of Islamic State - Spiegle has an excessively interesting article on the intern Don W. Apr 22, 2015 2:39 PM
From Jamila Bey - Don W. Apr 22, 2015 12:56 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Fwd: About being atheist in the South - Tom and others, This was an incredibly good segment o Don W. Apr 22, 2015 12:17 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 21, 2015 5:33 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - I agree with you Don. Everyone's style and contribution to a movement is welcome and valuable. It all adds up! Jimmy G Apr 21, 2015 3:11 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 21, 2015 2:50 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - A second indicator of religion being toast would be that the anti-religion articles not exhibit the "over the top" quality found in Mr Tayler's art Mathew G. Apr 21, 2015 8:21 AM
RE: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 20, 2015 11:43 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 20, 2015 11:34 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - When the number of people arguing against religion is large enough so that it becomes diffi Mathew G. Apr 20, 2015 8:49 PM
Fwd: About being atheist in the South - From an old friend in Sacramento, here's a piece that tells what it's like to be an atheist (or even a "none") in the South. I grew up in Louisville, a relatively large and Tom F. Apr 20, 2015 7:39 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Numerous politicians at the national level are in bed with "The Family" down in Arlington, VA., including Hillary Clinton to a degree. Jimmy G Apr 20, 2015 2:52 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 20, 2015 1:30 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 20, 2015 10:27 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Why is Hillary Clinton's picture with those bunch of republican screwballs? LOL Back in the nineties, when the Clintons were in office, they went to Fo Jimmy G Apr 20, 2015 9:44 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - In 1995 Jeb Bush Mathew G. Apr 20, 2015 7:18 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Googling Religion News - Don, The Salon article by Jeffrey Tayler comes up first under In the news when I google "religion news".  Jerry Coyne has cited several Salon articles by Steven J. Apr 20, 2015 12:25 AM
Googling Religion News - Preview not available Don W. Apr 19, 2015 9:35 PM
RE: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Preview not available Don W. Apr 17, 2015 3:23 PM
Re: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Don, Unfortunately, I think it's human nature to have "in" groups and "out" groups. Although, I believe h Jimmy G Apr 17, 2015 12:07 PM
RE: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Preview not available Don W. Apr 17, 2015 11:32 AM
Re: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Don, You hit it right on the mark regarding the importance of having social support and community when yo Jimmy G Apr 16, 2015 4:16 PM
RE: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Preview not available Don W. Apr 16, 2015 3:03 PM
Re: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Regarding demonization - you can live through it and be quite happy! Jim : ) Jimmy G Apr 15, 2015 2:28 PM
Re: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - The politics of disgust, demonization, fear is worrisome to me.  I thought fear was the strongest emotion and the easiest way to manipulate people, but the speaker in this video says that disgust is the easiest emotion to elicit.  Maybe a Steven J. Apr 15, 2015 1:52 PM
John Loftus Debate Apr.20 - An important part of what we do is support where possible ro Don W. Apr 15, 2015 12:57 PM
RE: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Tom, You are quite right that " Don W. Apr 15, 2015 12:46 PM
Re: [atheists-27] A War Well Lost - Excellent read, even though it's a bit long,. The "war on drugs" is really a war on human nature. You can't win that one. Tom Tom F. Apr 13, 2015 9:06 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Mathew G. Apr 12, 2015 4:13 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Yes, then all the heterosexuals who feel pressured by society to behave as homosexuals will have a good option covered by insurance. S Mark M. Apr 12, 2015 1:23 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Gender change treatments, which are often covered by health insurance (federal law prohibits transgender discrimination and mandates treatment of p Mathew G. Apr 12, 2015 1:15 PM
RE: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Preview not available Don W. Apr 12, 2015 12:32 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Deep down, the bible-thumpers oppose ANY sexual activity which is not procreative. They are against not only abortion, but all "artificial" f Tom F. Apr 12, 2015 11:28 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - He sounds like the former governor of Virginia....ya know, Governor Ultrasound! His Master's Thesis at Re Jimmy G Apr 12, 2015 10:44 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 04:50:51AM -0400, Mark Sibert wrote: > I would not be surprised if somebody has the idea of a gene therapy to “fix” homosexuality. Why don’t they concentrate on something important, like finding a way to “fix” serial cr arensb Apr 12, 2015 10:35 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Religion is awfully concerned and overly obsessed with sex. The most gay porn views are watched in the Bible Belt. Derek Apr 12, 2015 9:14 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Mathew G. Apr 12, 2015 8:59 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Because it is easy to control people when they are feeling guilty of something and sex is the best area for religions to manipulate of human emotions and psychology.  The Christianity and Islam are masters in this case to put a human Woody L. Apr 12, 2015 8:34 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Preview not available Mark S. Apr 12, 2015 4:50 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Even acupuncture is not supported by science. I deeply sympathize with the victims of reparative therapy, but I have the most distai Derek Apr 11, 2015 6:02 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Mathew G. Apr 11, 2015 10:06 AM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - @font-face{font-family:Calibri;­panose-1:[masked];} I realize that none of these other exa James G. Apr 11, 2015 9:53 AM
RE: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Preview not available Don W. Apr 11, 2015 12:48 AM
RE: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Unfortunately, "alternative medicine " such as cupping, and certain massage therapies, and "aura manipulation, are still viewed by ma James G. Apr 10, 2015 6:50 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Pope on Climate Change - Mark S. Apr 10, 2015 6:10 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Yes. Far too many Democrats vote in favor of laws written by associations of charlatan medical practice businesses to establish boards to lic Mathew G. Apr 10, 2015 4:46 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Someday this will be seen as laughable, like using leeches to bleed patients. Sent from XFINITY Connect Mobile App ----- Original Message ----- From: [address removed] To: atheists-27@meetup. Tom F. Apr 10, 2015 4:10 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Now if we can only get him to come out against homeopathy, chiropractic, supplements and other quakery...... Sent via mobile O Glenn Apr 10, 2015 4:09 PM
Re: [atheists-27] “Reparative” Therapy - Hi Don, Obama's announcement is great news. This quackery is very dangerous to those it is inflicted Jimmy G Apr 10, 2015 4:03 PM
“Reparative” Therapy - Preview not available Don W. Apr 10, 2015 3:09 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Concerning Dr. Steven Di Mattei. - Hello Mathew, I am glad you like Dr. Mattei's site. Lance On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 9:44 AM, Mathew Goldstein < zeteothink Apr 10, 2015 10:40 AM
A War Well Lost - Sam Harris has an excellent post on losing the drug war.&nbs Don W. Apr 10, 2015 12:25 AM
Pope on Climate Change - I was appalled to hear that the Pope would be addressing Con Don W. Apr 9, 2015 2:04 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Concerning Dr. Steven Di Mattei. - Steven Di Mattei wrote a short article that discusses the history behind the st Mathew G. Apr 9, 2015 9:44 AM
RE: [atheists-27] Concerning Dr. Steven Di Mattei. - Preview not available Don W. Apr 9, 2015 1:22 AM
Concerning Dr. Steven Di Mattei. - Subject: Concerning  zeteothink Apr 8, 2015 11:22 AM
RE: [atheists-27] Fairness Doctrine - Preview not available Don W. Apr 6, 2015 8:40 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Fairness Doctrine - The role of the FCC is to regulate the use of the radio frequency bandwidths. There are a LOT of users--radio and tv broadcasters, ham radio operators, cell phone user Tom F. Apr 6, 2015 8:00 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Fairness Doctrine - Preview not available Don W. Apr 6, 2015 5:30 PM
Fairness Doctrine - The lone conservative who showed up last Friday don mention Robert W A. Apr 6, 2015 3:22 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Search for articles arguing against atheism or for theism. Select one article, or a group of similar articles, and publish your response. Mathew G. Apr 6, 2015 1:40 PM
RE: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Preview not available Don W. Apr 6, 2015 1:13 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - The evidence favors atheism over theism = "burden of proof". Both phrases are equivalent, if the first statement is true then we as atheists Mathew G. Apr 6, 2015 12:35 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - The innate problem with these discussions, though informed and intellectual, is that b Cee Apr 6, 2015 11:28 AM
The Conservative Mind - Preview not available Don W. Apr 5, 2015 7:59 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Maggie on Fox News - Maybe the Christian cleric would say that only Christianity features multiple eyewitness accounts of miracles. Whatever his response, I doubt Mathew G. Apr 5, 2015 7:33 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Maggie on Fox News - The major lack in Maggie's response was a direct rebuttal to Don W. Apr 5, 2015 4:15 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - No disagreement here. Bob Apr 5, 2015 4:08 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - It s not only any particular gods conjured by any particular theists that I reject on the grounds that those theists fail to meet their burden of p Mathew G. Apr 5, 2015 4:01 PM
RE: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Yeah sure. Let's discuss the "evidence". Nothing wrong with th Bob Apr 5, 2015 3:56 PM
RE: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Preview not available Don W. Apr 5, 2015 3:46 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - "Proof" in this context is synonymous with Bob Apr 5, 2015 3:20 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Happy zombie day On Apr 5,[masked]:43 PM, "Joe" < [address removed] > wrote: Terry B. Apr 5, 2015 2:35 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Happy zombie day On Apr 4,[masked]:40 PM, "Mathew Goldstein" < [address removed] > wrote: Joe Apr 5, 2015 1:43 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - I agree with Mathew in principle here. However, I do think that is reasonable to use proof instead of just the “ Don W. Apr 5, 2015 12:35 PM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - On Sun, Apr 05, 2015 at 08:05:11AM -0400, Derek wrote: > Here is an example: "We like to point out that religious beliefs are usually unfalsifiable — there’s no possible evidence that could prove them wrong, thus rendering them utterly useless." "We" arensb Apr 5, 2015 11:20 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Maggie on Fox News - Well in the moment I think she did good and presented herself well, but I think her presentation could have been better. She could have address Derek Apr 5, 2015 10:55 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Maggie on Fox News - OK. So tell us what she should have said. On Apr 5, 2015, at 9:35 AM, Derek < drock0 Mathew G. Apr 5, 2015 9:53 AM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - Straw man argument. We are innocent of shifting the burden of 'proof'. We are guilty only of taking the claims of our opponents, in thi Mathew G. Apr 5, 2015 9:52 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Maggie on Fox News - Yea but it's Fox News... Id definitely assume a clean slate at most, creationists at worst. On Apr 5, 2015, Derek Apr 5, 2015 9:34 AM
Re: [atheists-27] 6 unlikely developments that could convince this atheist to believe in God - From Iron Chariots: Derek Apr 5, 2015 9:33 AM

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