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Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Black people where consider as property. This hasnt changed. On Aug 17,[masked]:59 PM, "Mathew Goldstein" < [address removed] > wrote: Joe Aug 18, 2014 5:19 PM
Atheist Humor - An interesting article that some of us might enjoy: Don W. Aug 18, 2014 1:30 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Also, why are we just equating slavery to just "blacks". What about poor non-blacks, Irish, Chinese and other Asian countries, nativ Derek Aug 17, 2014 8:07 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - About those "reparations", who will receive them? Do you have to be pure 100% black, half black, one quarter black, one eighth, or one-sixtee Tom F. Aug 17, 2014 6:55 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - It might be best to not use "fault" in describing the actions of others who throug Don W. Aug 17, 2014 4:36 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Then how about I torment your family and friends for 400 years then create laws to keep you down. After all that then let's see how you feel. If yo Joe Aug 17, 2014 4:35 PM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - I think that the education and criminal justice systems DO need to be reformed. I also agree that both systems contribute, at least in part, t James G. Aug 17, 2014 3:29 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Sorry, but by perpetuating a system that creates a permanent lower class, and by actively working to maintain your privileges from that system, it Glenn Aug 17, 2014 3:19 PM
Re: [atheists-27] subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - I do want to emphasize that I am not in principle opposed to reparations that effe Don W. Aug 17, 2014 3:02 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Thank you, Don. When we deny a decent education (including sex ed) to the poorest and deny them reproductive coverage and options, we are directly Glenn Aug 17, 2014 2:41 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Preview not available Chad Aug 17, 2014 2:41 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - A great wrong was done. However, a great wrong is continuing to be done in s Don W. Aug 17, 2014 1:34 PM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - It's a world view held by many people. Unfortunately, the people who can least afford to have children continue to do so, there by worsening their c James G. Aug 17, 2014 1:04 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Marx tended to emphasize equality of outcome as the economic policy goal which is incompatible with free market economics and therefore unsustainab Mathew G. Aug 17, 2014 12:59 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Who controls laws. Who control jobs. Who control banks. Who control land. Who control resources. Why is it so hard for Europeans to accept they created this mess around world and through their continued rasicm it will never change Joe Aug 17, 2014 12:38 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Glen, Chad Aug 17, 2014 12:23 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Ok, James, then you can just buy a gun and protect your property from those unfortunate enough to be born into unfortunate economic circumstances. Glenn Aug 17, 2014 10:52 AM
Re: [atheists-27] subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - Dr. Claud Anderson: Definition of "Racism" http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=K­UyL3ac9SoA On Aug 17,[masked]:37 AM, "Derek&qu Joe Aug 17, 2014 10:45 AM
Re: [atheists-27] subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - How do u expect the same ppl who commit the crimes to honestly enforce them. Dosent happen On Aug 17,[masked]:37 AM, "Derek" < [address removed] > wrote: Joe Aug 17, 2014 10:41 AM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - Chad, a great wrong was done, but not by me. My taxes are high enough, and I don't think that more fiscal mismanagement by the go James G. Aug 17, 2014 10:38 AM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - People who are born into an impoverished area are ipso facto lacking opportunities for an affluent future relative to people bone into affluence. This opportunity loss translates into an economic loss not only to those individuals directly impacted but a Mathew G. Aug 17, 2014 10:01 AM
Re: [atheists-27] subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - I couldn't find a direct quote on slavery by D Derek Aug 17, 2014 9:34 AM
Robert Wright's promotion of "modern theology" - Regarding Robert Wright, although he calls himself agnostic, he actively advocates for a variation of 18th Mathew G. Aug 17, 2014 8:14 AM
Re: [atheists-27] subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - I have one question for everyone on this email chain. What is ur definition and understanding of slavery  ? Before u answer please look up Dr. Claude Anderson definitions. Knowing this I can understand why Don and this last person will never Joe Aug 17, 2014 6:30 AM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - I have one question for everyone on this email chain. What is ur definition and understanding of slavery  ? Before u answer please look up Dr. Claude Anderson definitions. Knowing this I can understand why Don and this last person will never Joe Aug 17, 2014 6:28 AM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - I agree that blacks have had to deal with all kinds of discrimination, which is well documented. But, the largest poverty group in a the nation, by shear numbers (not percent), are white single women with children. Poverty isn't something just black pe Allison S. M. Aug 17, 2014 2:19 AM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Well said Chad. I appreciate you valid input. Thanks Ana On Aug 16, 2014, at ana Aug 17, 2014 12:01 AM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Preview not available Chad Aug 16, 2014 11:57 PM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - Preview not available Glenn Aug 16, 2014 11:22 PM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - Well said. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE s James G. Aug 16, 2014 8:50 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - I think Ferguson is about a shooting, whether that shooting was justified (there appear to be two different versions of what happened), whether or Mathew G. Aug 16, 2014 7:35 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - James, Chad Aug 16, 2014 7:02 PM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - Preview not available James G. Aug 16, 2014 6:16 PM
Re: [atheists-27] subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - You should have received the meetup announceme Don W. Aug 16, 2014 4:58 PM
subject matter/theme or social gathering 9/5? - hey there ~ curious as to the point of the meeting aside from committing to meeting the friend of Smokey the B. Aug 16, 2014 12:38 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Don, Chad Aug 16, 2014 10:22 AM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Obviously the greatest perpetrators of this racism Don W. Aug 16, 2014 1:49 AM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Preview not available Chad Aug 15, 2014 11:45 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - The so-called "War on Drugs" has contributed to this problem, along with dysfunctional schools (especially in poor school districts), and the lack Tom F. Aug 15, 2014 8:24 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - Couldnt have said it better myself On Aug 15,[masked]:31 PM, "Don Wharton" < [address removed] > wrote: Joe Aug 15, 2014 4:47 PM
Re: [atheists-27] White Majority - I fully agree with the thesis that white racism is a substantial problem. Th Don W. Aug 15, 2014 4:30 PM
RE: [atheists-27] White Majority - Wow, Chad...I really disagree you. When I get to a proper keyboard, I'll tell you why. James G. Aug 15, 2014 3:50 PM
White Majority - Preview not available Chad Aug 15, 2014 2:19 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - We can call fascism but I see also similarity among all religions and communists regimes. The goal is to impose one ideology, faith, god, and an absolute obedience by using all repression means. If the follow any ancien Woody L. Aug 14, 2014 11:47 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - What a scary bit if circumstance for the developed Belgium, and Europe at large. The video makes very good points. Sharia is fascism Derek Aug 14, 2014 10:11 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Woody, Thanks for sharing that. I visited Belgium in 2001. It's Tom F. Aug 13, 2014 7:50 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - From Palestine to West Europe Woody L. Aug 13, 2014 10:23 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Nearby Extremism - Yes he is a total nutcase. It seems to me that someone who so passionately a Don W. Aug 12, 2014 12:49 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Nearby Extremism - " In an Institute on the Constitution video released yesterday, Peroutka claims that the Maryland General Asse Norm Aug 11, 2014 11:06 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Nearby Extremism - What happened is we have a black president. Therefore, every conservative racist white person in America is that much more bat shit. Older whites Chad Aug 11, 2014 7:01 PM
Nearby Extremism - Everyone, Don W. Aug 11, 2014 12:43 PM
Fwd: When is the next meet up - Hello Robert, this is Lance I haven't been to a meet up in a while when is the next meet up I'd love to come by ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Lhassell" < zeteothink Aug 8, 2014 6:20 PM
Re: [atheists-27] God Hates Shrimp - Matthew, Which is precisely what all religions preach. MY beliefs are sacred, everyone else's are deluded. Se Glenn Aug 8, 2014 9:40 AM
Re: [atheists-27] God Hates Shrimp - She appears to be requesting for her beliefs a privileged standing that she herself cannot possibly grant to everyone else's beliefs. Mathew G. Aug 8, 2014 9:19 AM
Re: [atheists-27] God Hates Shrimp - She destroys her own critical analysis of the 'god hates shrimp' augment by clearly demonstrating that she has no idea what critical analysis is in one of her final statements: " Karl H. Aug 8, 2014 7:22 AM
Re: [atheists-27] God Hates Shrimp - I agree, people who are not misled into religion as children by religious parents are fortunate. As a child I did not worship, nor pray, nor Mathew G. Aug 8, 2014 12:25 AM
Re: [atheists-27] God Hates Shrimp - After reading Don's recommended article I remembered how thankful I am to my Chad Aug 7, 2014 11:01 PM
Re: [atheists-27] DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - Derek - I was unable to locate what you suggested we google. Can you please provide link On Aug 5,[masked]:56 PM, "Derek" < [address removed] > wrote: Joe Aug 7, 2014 5:40 PM
Secular article - I had the delightful opportunity to talk with a Brazilian journalist w Don W. Aug 7, 2014 1:16 PM
God Hates Shrimp - I just read a rather amusing article by a believer. Apparently g Don W. Aug 7, 2014 12:59 PM
Civility - EK Don W. Aug 7, 2014 12:21 PM
Re: [atheists-27] DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - Sir, how you can overcome "islamophobia and racism, deliberate zionist propaganda, cloaked into pseudo-intellectual critique of varying degrees"  and more other bad human ideas, propaganda, i Woody L. Aug 7, 2014 9:45 AM
Re: [atheists-27] DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - EK, everybody is entitled to their opinion. Because you don't see it doesn't mean it's not there. It seems to me that people but a l Derek Aug 7, 2014 9:05 AM
DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - I'd like to request that this thread, this subject be shut down. I don't see any "debate" or "analysis" here. Just p E K Aug 7, 2014 8:41 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Derek, I am sure you do realize that the "manifesto" is a satirical essay?  On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 7:15 AM, Derek < Pankaj Aug 6, 2014 7:53 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Ilamic Enllightenment - Sigh... 2.2 billion I really mean!! Derek Aug 6, 2014 7:46 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Ilamic Enllightenment - 2.2 million I meant to say ;p Sent from my iPhone On Aug 6, 2014, at 7:01 AM, Derek < Derek Aug 6, 2014 7:15 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Ana- wonderful analysis! I heard an interesting analysis on Hamas on NPR. They successfully created the first Palestinian arm Derek Aug 6, 2014 7:15 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Ilamic Enllightenment - By 2030 there will be 2030 Muslims in the world. Sam Harris correctly calls out that the problem with Islam isn't the fundamentalist Derek Aug 6, 2014 7:01 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Mike, while Judaism makes overt (if inaccurate) claims to be a "race", Islam does not, and is not a race, so there's nothing racist about what Chad Glenn Aug 6, 2014 6:29 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - I have been reading the now long thread on the this debate. There are very good points being made, and some of them have helped me along ana Aug 5, 2014 10:29 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Ilamic Enllightenment - Yes. People who know the history of the Arab region know that it has been changing. But change does not always happen easily or smoothl Mathew G. Aug 5, 2014 10:16 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Mike, Don W. Aug 5, 2014 9:24 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Chad - " hordes of slobbering islamists" Racism much? On Mike C. Aug 5, 2014 9:01 PM
Ilamic Enllightenment - I think we have some reason for long term optimism for an Islamic enlightenment.&n Don W. Aug 5, 2014 8:52 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Preview not available raaj Aug 5, 2014 8:46 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - There was a time (about a thousand years ago) when the Islamic world was far more advanced than the West. So was Byzantium. And Muslims were, by and large, more tolera Tom F. Aug 5, 2014 8:05 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Entirely irrelevant, but just so you know... when you say the phrase "  beset on all sides"  Joseph B Aug 5, 2014 7:59 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Preview not available Chad Aug 5, 2014 7:57 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - I agree with Don's points here, including the last one. Don't forget who assassinated Prime Minister Rabin--a Jewish extremist. The lunatic fringes on both sides feed Tom F. Aug 5, 2014 7:27 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - That's why the situation will not get better. Tom Tom F. Aug 5, 2014 7:13 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - They can demand lifting some ima Mathew G. Aug 5, 2014 5:18 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - I do not think Hamas would impose conversion on non-Muslims. They say that they are committed to protecting religious minorities, although op Mathew G. Aug 5, 2014 5:03 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - The demands from Hamas basically consist of lifting the blockade. This blockade has existed in one form or another since 1989, over 20 years. The blockade restricts entry of basic needs like food and medical supplies, and also prevents people Mike C. Aug 5, 2014 4:41 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - As I read things this is correct. I don't see that the terms and conditions Don W. Aug 5, 2014 3:48 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - As far as I can determine, Hamas considers all of Palestine from the river to the sea occupied.   Mathew G. Aug 5, 2014 3:03 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - I do listen to BBc and npr and other european news sources; raaj Aug 5, 2014 2:00 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Matthew and others, That's an interesting development. At least there is willingness. I'm really trying to Derek Aug 5, 2014 1:53 PM
RE: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - unless Palestine becomes a sovereign state and unoccupied te raaj Aug 5, 2014 1:51 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Hamas expresses a willingness to stop the rocket fire into Israel from Gaza on a temporary basis only, provided that the restrictions on airports a Mathew G. Aug 5, 2014 1:41 PM
Civility - Don W. Aug 5, 2014 1:28 PM
Re: [atheists-27] DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - EK may have some good points, but his whole rant is plagued with Hasty Generalization fallacies and Ad Hominum attacks. I don't know Derek Aug 5, 2014 12:55 PM
Re: [atheists-27] DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - Don W. Aug 5, 2014 12:30 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - The total number of civilians killed is not the only measure of evil. The Is Don W. Aug 5, 2014 12:04 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Thank you Robert for the excellent article! I think there is so much focus and opinion on this conflict that one can't help but to s Derek Aug 5, 2014 9:51 AM
DC Atheists Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - @ Tom Ooooooh , so much to deconstruct and destroy. TY :D "...but the Israelis are the lesser of the two evils." E K Aug 5, 2014 8:32 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Sorry Tom, but I don't see how the side that has killed over 1,000 civilians (Israel) can be a lesser evil than the side that has killed under 10 civilians (Hamas). That's not to say that either side is right, but Mike C. Aug 5, 2014 4:10 AM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - There is a story that I have not confirmed that there was a demonstration against Don W. Aug 4, 2014 10:29 PM
Re: [atheists-27] BBC Article: The stigma of being an atheist in the US - Thanks for the article Martin. I would like to point out that the stigma is Don W. Aug 4, 2014 10:24 PM
Re: [atheists-27] Current Gaza conflict - Here's a cartoon that sums it up. I dislike BOTH sides, but the Israelis are the lesser of the two evils. And to be sure, religion has poison Tom F. Aug 4, 2014 7:28 PM

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