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Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - Preview not available Peter Aug 28, 2008 12:29 PM
Lori Lipman Brown: Interviewed by Colbert - Thursday August 28th - Comedy Central - FYI: Lori Lipman Brown, director of the Secular Coalition for America, (our OAF guest speaker on November 23rd in Orlando) will be featured on The Colbert Report's "Better Know a Lobby" segment on Thursday, August 28th at 11: Jack M. Aug 27, 2008 4:39 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - By milk toast, I was referring to those who aren't really sure what they are, and use Agnostic as a catch-all. If you're a committed Agnostic and believe that the existence of God is inherently unknowable, you're only disa Mark F. Aug 25, 2008 11:30 PM
Re: - http://www.todaysbigthing.com/­2008/06/17 Keisar B. Aug 25, 2008 10:54 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix Agreed whole heartedly. I am starting to feel like I’m in a libertarian group instead of an atheist/agnostic group. Tamara Aug 25, 2008 10:51 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix Milk toast Agnostics? That’s obnoxious. And ironic... Eschew hard science and rationalism? Okay then, PROVE scien Tamara Aug 25, 2008 10:49 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - Sounds real good, I think a billboard would be very effective at reaching a lot of people in Orlando that feel trapped and s Larry Aug 25, 2008 10:21 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - Preview not available Mark F. Aug 25, 2008 9:45 PM
Story on atheist billboards in Phoenix - Tom L Aug 25, 2008 7:25 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Jesus Camp - Preview not available jj Aug 25, 2008 6:25 PM
Larry King's Important Question That Wasn't Asked - Here's a (1) video about what Larry King wanted to ask Rick Warren, but unfortunately didn't have time on his show. This question particularly in an election year should be ask by all of us just to see what kind of response you receive. Does s Jack M. Aug 25, 2008 6:02 PM
Larry King Live: Bill Maher Interview - Good interview on politics, religion and his upcoming movie. http://www.cnn.com/video/#/vid­eo/bestoftv/2008/08/20/lkl.bil­l.maher.cnn Jack M. Aug 25, 2008 5:31 PM
More on Joe Biden - Tom L Aug 25, 2008 5:22 PM
A non MSM take on Joe Biden - Tom L Aug 25, 2008 4:12 PM
RE: [atheists-36] Rollins College Panel Discussion: 'Morality' - Ted M. Aug 25, 2008 2:11 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Rollins College Panel Discussion: 'Morality' - I would be interested in this. I am the dean of engineering at UCF. I have my undergraduate degree from Loyola College in Baltimore. So, I am well educated in both traditional philosophy and theology by my Jesuit teachers. I think I am well Neal G. Aug 25, 2008 11:35 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Rollins College Panel Discussion: 'Morality' - Is this an open forum? Anyone can attend? I don't think I would speak, but I'd love to watch. --- On Mon, 8/25/08, Orlando Jack wrote: > From: Orlando Jack > Subject: [atheists-36] Rollins College Pan loren k. Aug 25, 2008 11:22 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Rollins College Panel Discussion: 'Morality' - Hi Jack, I would be more than happy to represent our group,if you feel that I am qualified. If you do so, we can discuss the details. Sincerely, George George A. Kyriazis, Ph.D. Diabetes & Obesity Research Center Burnham Institute for Medi George Aug 25, 2008 10:40 AM
Rollins College Panel Discussion: 'Morality' - Dear Members, I was recently asked to participate in a panel discussion on morality at Rollins College on September 4th @ 7PM. Unfortunately, I have another commitment that evening therefore, cannot attend. This would be a great opportunity for Jack M. Aug 25, 2008 9:30 AM
How Do 'Faithless' People Know RIGHT From WRONG Without God? - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5301754­ Jack M. Aug 23, 2008 5:44 PM
Jesus Camp - Watching Jesus Camp. Scared to death. Who else has seen it? Keisar B. Aug 22, 2008 3:05 PM
RE: [atheists-36] The Art Of Human Relations - Swami Aug 20, 2008 1:55 PM
The Art Of Human Relations - The following is quoted from Words, Meanings, and People , ISBN[masked], written by Dr. Sanford I. Berman, and published through the Terri M. Aug 20, 2008 1:24 PM
Why We Want To 'Believe' - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5274844­ Jack M. Aug 19, 2008 4:31 PM
New Meetup: 3rd Sunday 'Freethought' Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for Orlando Atheists & Freethinkers! What: 3rd Sunday 'Freethought' Meeting When: September 21,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: 'Celibacy Jack M. Aug 18, 2008 6:54 PM
Christians: No Credit For 'Science' Classes - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5268383­ Jack M. Aug 18, 2008 5:40 PM
The 'Belief Systems' Survey - Dear Members, The Freedom From Religion Foundation has asked us to take the following survey. FFRF has been asked by a researcher at the University of Colorado-Denver to circulate the academic request below, applicable to peop Jack M. Aug 18, 2008 5:08 PM
Jon Stewart: One of the Most Trusted Newscasters on TV? - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5267655­ Jack M. Aug 18, 2008 9:03 AM
MSNBC 'In God We Trust' Poll - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5262842­ Jack M. Aug 17, 2008 10:19 AM
Bill Maher's 'Religulous': A Comic Bookend to Sam Harris' 'End of Faith' - Our October meeting will be a group event to see the Bill Maher documentary 'Religulous.' Stay tune for further details. http://www.huffin Jack M. Aug 16, 2008 3:58 PM
RE: [atheists-36] From Orlando Jack: NEW 'Spirituality' Group - Tom L Aug 16, 2008 10:04 AM
From Orlando Jack: NEW 'Spirituality' Group - What you think about this group? Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5252474­ Jack M. Aug 15, 2008 8:47 AM
From Orlando Jack: 2nd Annual Freethought Summer Meeting Party - Dear Members, It seems the 'gods' may be with us this summer. The rain forecast is less than 30%, therefore we may be able to access the pool deck etc. To all those attendees I look forward to seeing you again and to having a great time again t Jack M. Aug 14, 2008 11:44 AM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - Preview not available jj Aug 14, 2008 1:55 AM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - 2008/8/13 jj < [address removed] > Keisar B. Aug 13, 2008 9:36 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - Preview not available jj Aug 13, 2008 9:34 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - That's Socialism if ever I saw it. On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 7:26 PM, Advocate < [address removed] > wrote: jj Aug 13, 2008 9:10 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - that a) because you did not ask to be born (as far as we can tell), to ask you to pay for your existence is double-billing, particularly when there are plenty of resources squandered daily to meet everyone's needs b) that allowing pover Keisar B. Aug 13, 2008 8:26 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - 2008/8/13 Robban < [address removed] > Keisar B. Aug 13, 2008 7:34 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - i don't need to substantiate them, first it was a question not even an assertion, second, there is nothing at stake if it's assumed to be true. 2008/8/13 sean < Keisar B. Aug 13, 2008 5:34 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - it's "common knowledge" that libertarian is far right and atheist is far left. what use you make of it is where the problem lies, or in the case of my use, does not lie, just with any stereotype. i suspect though that a good d Keisar B. Aug 13, 2008 1:48 PM
RE: [atheists-36] The history of the world - Tom L Aug 13, 2008 12:15 AM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - No thanks! I don't want to go back up the in trees. Larry Aug 12, 2008 11:57 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The history of the world - that's a bit loaded isn't it? since most libertarians are far-right and most atheists far-left. 2008/8/12 Tom Lundy < [address removed] > Keisar B. Aug 12, 2008 11:33 PM
The history of the world - Tom L Aug 12, 2008 11:02 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Behind The Headlines - Its in the headlines. Greg H. Aug 11, 2008 4:56 PM
RE: [atheists-36] Behind The Headlines - Preview not available Peter Aug 11, 2008 4:32 PM
RE: [atheists-36] Behind The Headlines - Preview not available Tom L Aug 11, 2008 4:22 PM
Re: [atheists-36] Behind The Headlines - Preview not available Peter Aug 11, 2008 3:06 PM
Behind The Headlines - Tom L Aug 11, 2008 2:24 PM
Re: [atheists-36] The First Annual Atheist School Supply Challenge - Preview not available roger w. Aug 10, 2008 2:52 PM
Re: [atheists-36] From Orlando Jack: About 2nd Annual Party - JoAnna Aug 9, 2008 11:08 AM
The Anthrax Follies - Tom L Aug 8, 2008 11:35 AM
Redefining Sunday School - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5210432­ Jack M. Aug 8, 2008 8:14 AM
Camp Offers Training Ground For Little Skeptics - This was on All Things Considered on NPR on Thursday: http://www.npr.org/templates/s­tory/story.php?storyId=9317437­4 user 3. Aug 7, 2008 11:40 PM
Fwd: [atheists-699] PRESS RELEASE: Wilson County TN Fair's "God and Country Day" and church program discount discriminatory and likely constitutional violation - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Blair Scott < [address removed] > Date: W jj Aug 7, 2008 1:50 AM
From Orlando Jack: Orlando Museum of Art Exhibition Reminder - Just a reminder that TWO of our members (Amber & Judy) will show their creative works at the OMA this Thursday evening at 6PM . Feel free to come out and show your support of your local Freethinkers. Jack M. Aug 6, 2008 4:55 PM
RE: [atheists-36] From Orlando Jack: 2nd Annual Summer Party - Swami Aug 6, 2008 12:42 PM
Re: [atheists-36] From Orlando Jack: 2nd Annual Summer Party - August 16th is ok with me. Bill Davis On 8/5/08, Orlando Jack < [address removed] > wrote: Bill Aug 6, 2008 11:36 AM
From Orlando Jack: About 2nd Annual Party - Dear Members, I want as many members as possible to attend our 2nd Annual Summer Meeting Party. Therefore, let's see about an 'date' option. Please go take this poll and let me know what date is BEST for you. If you have already RSVP'd for the Jack M. Aug 5, 2008 6:48 PM
From Orlando Jack: 2nd Annual Summer Party - Dear Members, I need to know how many members are planning to attend our party on August 16th. The fee for the clubhouse etc. has increased from last year therefore, it would very helpful I received your RSVP in the next 48hrs, if possible. Jack M. Aug 5, 2008 2:25 PM
Re: [atheists-36] How To 'Eliminate' Unwanted E-Mails - Thanx Jack. garrett g. Aug 2, 2008 4:36 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - they don't HAVE a religious world view. those people were as likely to be atheist as not. it's only the kind of people which i was speaking of, and that's our kind as well. nor has anyone promoted UUism in any regard except as a Keisar B. Aug 2, 2008 4:17 PM
How To 'Eliminate' Unwanted E-Mails - Dear Members, It seems a few times every year I receive an e-mail from one or more of our members asking me how they can eliminate a 'flood' of 'unwanted' e-mails coming from our site. Therefore, here's how to maintain YOUR account on the Meetu Jack M. Aug 2, 2008 4:14 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - What happened was tragic and the gentleman who stepped in front of the gun to shield others, heroic. Much of what other people say about UU's is negative and unwarranted, but you were promoting UUism as a group of great worth and higher jj Aug 2, 2008 4:07 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - there is no boundary to be discussed, there has been no solicitation, there is no event. ffs! 2008/8/2 jj < [address removed] > Keisar B. Aug 2, 2008 3:23 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - I think it is a matter of proportion, appropriateness and particular purpose. If Richard Dawkins is giving a talk at a UU church, I'm sure we'll all be glad to hear about it.But we would know anyway. Anybody alerting us to jj Aug 2, 2008 3:12 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - ok this is like the 10th message about how uuism shouldn't be promoted here. i only started Explaining UUism after it was asked, and only Defended it after it was maligned, none of which was the intent of the original message. Keisar B. Aug 2, 2008 2:58 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - We can have relations with UU's. We can even BE UU's. But I don't think we should be engaged in promoting UUism any more than serving as a message board for the Libertarian party. On Sat, Aug 2, jj Aug 2, 2008 2:56 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - so how do you explain all the atheists in your midst which are part of this "religion" that you don't want to see? 2008/8/2 Peter < acelp99@y Keisar B. Aug 2, 2008 2:50 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - I also agree to the fullest. Atheism and any religion by definition are mutually exclusive. sean <[address removed]> wrote: Peter Aug 2, 2008 2:48 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - noone advertised anything until it was specifically asked for Keisar B. Aug 2, 2008 2:24 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - I don't live in Orlando so this really isn't my fight but I do have mixed feelings about this issue. On the one hand i do feel that promoting Church events on an Atheists message board is crossing a line that should not be crossed. jj Aug 2, 2008 1:49 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - i think i speak for most atheists and most UUs as well. we do care about and support what we believe in. part of that is that church itself isn't a problem, it's what's done with it. blame the trigger-puller, not the weapon. in Keisar B. Aug 2, 2008 10:04 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - How about posting these opportunities on our Freethinkers site rather than to this list? My inbox is overflowing. I don't mind getting Pamela D. Aug 2, 2008 10:02 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - Mike Aug 2, 2008 9:42 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - Justin, UU groups are there for people who want what they offer, just like any other group. For some it's religion, for some it's a fellowship of people journeying through life together, with births, deaths, etc., and ceremonies that go with them. Most user 3. Aug 1, 2008 11:59 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - justin, you don't understand uuism at ALL. they're not a church, certainly not as you understand it. there's more variety of belief there than throughout all of chistendom (in fact more-so that throughout all of religion), they Keisar B. Aug 1, 2008 5:15 PM
Re: placement topic... - http://blog.havenbastion.org/2­008/07/sounds-of-street-preach­ers.html Keisar B. Aug 1, 2008 5:13 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - unitarian started out meaning one god, no trinity, UU is a very different thing today 2008/8/1 Harry Pearson < [address removed] > Keisar B. Aug 1, 2008 4:58 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - Hold on, I attend a Unitarian/Universalist Church. All it means is they believe in a single God, not a Trinity. The various churches in different parts of the country range from very structured with Ministers to "Fellowships" which have invited gues Harry P. Aug 1, 2008 4:16 PM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - Wow. I feel a little bit of harshness from the atheists towards the UU. I am an atheist, and I am also a UU. It happened virtually by accident. A friend from another atheist meetup group I attend asked me to go with him to what he thought was a Wednesd Hector Aug 1, 2008 11:38 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - not to evangelize them or anything but i would be playing devil's "advocate" in any case. they are in large part a social club aligned along humanist principles. it so happens that there is often debate about, and many congreg Keisar B. Aug 1, 2008 11:26 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - Jesus Christ!... pardon the expression. Ok, let me clarify. UU has a great deal of non-superstitious people, perhaps nearly as much Atheist, Agnostic, Freethinker, Bright, Humanist, Secular Humanist, etc membership as you'd find at an a Keisar B. Aug 1, 2008 9:56 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - Preview not available Pamela D. Aug 1, 2008 9:48 AM
Re: [atheists-36] UU's - that's just it, UUism doesn't have a faith, many of it's members have NO faith, like myself, but it's still psychologically beneficial, or however you want to look at it. Those "martyrs" didn't do what they did Keisar B. Aug 1, 2008 9:44 AM
From Orlando Jack: It's Time To 'Celebrate' Our 100th Event - Dear Members, One morning I was thinking, yes I know, but it does happen occasionally...why not do something a little special for our 100th. Well, here it is...we're having CAKE! Now who wants to help me eat some cake? RSV Jack M. Aug 1, 2008 9:24 AM
UU's - I don't know about any of you but I am an Atheist and I am a UU. For those of us who need, or want, a home for our "spiritual" selves as well as our mental Keisar B. Jul 31, 2008 6:40 PM
Re: [atheists-36] A great job in Japan ... for an atheist - More and more, things with once specific significance seem to mean less and less. This is a sad tale. I'm especially incensed at the h Pamela D. Jul 31, 2008 3:24 PM
Re: [atheists-36] IN CASE NO ONE SAW THIS... - Preview not available Pamela D. Jul 31, 2008 3:15 PM
A great job in Japan ... for an atheist - Tom L Jul 31, 2008 2:47 PM
Congratulations! Our 100th Freethought Event - Dear Members, Congratulations! This Sunday's 1st Sunday Social will mark our 100th Freethought (group) event since our inception in December 2002. I hope to meet many of our NEW members and of course 'veteran' members at Panera Bread Jack M. Jul 31, 2008 12:42 PM
From Orlando Jack - FYI: PBS Special - If you have an interest, mark your date book or calendar for this NEW PBS series. http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­calendar/8441596/ Jack M. Jul 30, 2008 12:39 PM
Amber's Art Exhibition - August 7, 2008 @ 6PM - Dear Members, Mark your calendar and help support one of our member's art showing. See you at the Museum! http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­calendar/843 Jack M. Jul 29, 2008 8:34 AM
Carlin 'Gets Last Laugh On Death' - Message Board: http://atheists.meetup.com/36/­messages/boards/thread/5149062­ Jack M. Jul 29, 2008 8:18 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Rant: The War on Renters - www.truthout.org says the Congressional Budget Office estimates that lenders will bring 400,000 mortages to the FHA over the next three years and 140,000 of them will go into foreclosure a sec Daniel S. Jul 29, 2008 12:44 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Rant: The War on Renters - Preview not available Pamela D. Jul 27, 2008 8:31 AM
Rant: The War on Renters - Tom L Jul 27, 2008 12:36 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Re: advocate invites you to join Zorpia? - Glad for an explanation. I couldn't figure out why you sent us to that site. Not my kind of place. On Jul 26, 2008, Pamela D. Jul 26, 2008 10:39 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Re: advocate invites you to join Zorpia? - yeah, sorry 'bout that/ my address book got kinda hijacked 2008/7/26 Steve S. < [address removed] > Keisar B. Jul 26, 2008 8:34 AM

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