Casual discussion with a suggested topic, and beer. This group meets on the first Sunday of the month, and welcomes all atheist, atheist friendly, agnostic, skeptical, and free-thinking people.
The December topic is "The angry/arrogant atheist", suggested by Wade as a companion to last months "the stigma of atheism". Wade won't be here and asked me to facilitate, I think due to a comment I made at one of these gatherings!
From Merriam-Webster: "arrogance" (noun): an insulting way of thinking or behaving that comes from believing that you are better, smarter, or more important than other people
I googled "arrogant atheist" and came up with a few interesting links:
Thoughts for the evening:
- Is arrogance ever justified?
- Will a truly deeper knowledge of the subject appear as arrogance? How do you differentiate between actual arrogance and perceived arrogance? Is there a difference?