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Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - I disagree with you, Brygida. I don't think Camilo was making any value judgment about atheism compared to any theistic belief and I don't think it's condescending at all. If I understand correctly, Camilo was just making an observation of something I als Emily Oct 20, 2010 6:09 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On Oct 20, 2010, at 4:20 PM, Camilo wrote: > I cringe when people fatuously declare themselves paragons of > rationality due to their Atheism. > I actually think that it is this statement that's rather condescending, as it implies that atheis Brygida B. Oct 20, 2010 5:57 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On Oct 20, 2010, at 4:09 PM, David M wrote: > > I was atheist as a child because I didn't believe in a god, though I > had no > label for "what I was". There was no reasoning involved. Not believing in something because of lack of evidence show Brygida B. Oct 20, 2010 5:52 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On Oct 20, 2010, at 4:01 PM, Lev wrote: > I haven't yet met a religious person who thought that their > religious worldview was NOT in agreement with what they knew about > the world :) > Actually, most religious people (at least most Chris Brygida B. Oct 20, 2010 5:43 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - Considering Greek mythology as fiction is just a default position since we exposed to it as fiction. There are problems with (1) people romanticizing their own experience and (2) people projecting their experiences on others. I was atheist as a David M Oct 20, 2010 4:08 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 1:49 PM, Brygida Berse < [address removed] > wrote: Lev Oct 20, 2010 3:40 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On Oct 20, 2010, at 1:25 PM, Lev wrote: > I would wager that most people's lack of belief in Greek gods is not > rooted in critical thinking, but in hearing about them as myths to > begin with and lacking a reason to reexamine that position. > Brygida B. Oct 20, 2010 1:40 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On Oct 20, 2010, at 12:48 PM, David M wrote: > > Just because atheism is the most reasonable position doesn't mean > people use reason to get to the position. > That's right, but most atheists do and those who do are in the position to persu Brygida B. Oct 20, 2010 1:12 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - Exactly. ?What the rejection of divinities is "typically" based on varies with demographics. ?I would wager that most people's lack of belief in Greek gods is not rooted in critical thinking, but in hearing about them as myths to begin with Lev Oct 20, 2010 1:08 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - On[masked]:26, Daniel Hollocher wrote: >> Every universal religion necessarily spends some time/energy on spreading its views. > > Isn't that what is wrong with religion? If you believe that religion doesn't matter, that is, that people will do w Jon Oct 20, 2010 12:59 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - "Just because atheism is the most reasonable position doesn't mean people use reason to get to the position." Very good point, I never thought of it that way... You are like ?ber-rational David. haha -----Original Message----- From: bostonatheists Angie R. Oct 20, 2010 12:58 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - But all atheism is is a lack of belief. Reason and rationality may or may not be involved. It is misleading to include anything beyond lack of belief in a god in a definition. Just because atheism is the most reasonable position doesn't mean people us David M Oct 20, 2010 12:10 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - > Every universal religion necessarily spends some time/energy on spreading its views. Isn't that what is wrong with religion? All these religions get so focused on spreading their views to other people, that they loose sight of what is good. They Daniel H. Oct 20, 2010 10:20 AM
"Calamities of Nature" criticizes missionaries - The CoN webcomic takes on missionaries: why do they try to convert the poor and vulnerable instead of their harshest critics? http://www.calamitiesofnature.­com/archive/?c=442 -- Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Oct 20, 2010 5:49 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - Hello all, I find these ���interfaith��� non-believers like Chris Stedman very dishonest in their mindless attacks on the New Atheists. While I myself have never tried to dissuade anyone from a belief in the Almighty, I think it should be Rekha Oct 19, 2010 5:44 PM
Looking for speakers at Humanist student group - Dear Boston Atheists: An undergraduate group, the Humanists of Boston University, are interested in having speakers visit their weekly meetings and give a presentation on some aspect of freethought -- how you came to your worldview, e.g.; misconcept Zachary B. Oct 18, 2010 4:44 PM
Chris Stedman today at HuffPo: What are the atheists up to, exactly? - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/­chris-stedman/evangelical-athe­ists-what_b_765379.html Zachary B. Oct 18, 2010 4:09 PM
from Newsweek: What 'Tea Partiers' get wrong about our secular Constitution - http://www.newsweek.com/2010/1­0/17/how-tea-partiers-get-the-­constitution-wrong.html Zachary B. Oct 18, 2010 8:51 AM
UN report on Israeli attack on flotilla - Sometimes it seems as though we atheists avoid criticism of the oldest Abrahamic religion, Judaism, while concentrating our fire on the two younger religions, Christianity and Islam. I don't remember much mainstream news coverage of this important re John L. Oct 17, 2010 9:50 AM
The church of the tree lobster (nothing new) - http://www.treelobsters.com/20­10/06/166-pickled.html Zachary B. Oct 15, 2010 9:47 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Myers on our clumsy, sputtering, inefficient brains - p { margin: 0; } Zach, It's responses like this that make me so glad to be part of this group, sincerely, and Angelo Oct 15, 2010 2:18 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Myers on our clumsy, sputtering, inefficient brains - > Importantly, Myers admitted that he would suspect his OWN brain damage if he began to experience religious visions -- so incongruous would such a vision be, Zachary B. Oct 15, 2010 9:48 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Myers on our clumsy, sputtering, inefficient brains - p { margin: 0; } I think if you were in fact "brain damaged" you wouldn't be able to comprehend that fact. I believe dillusional may Angelo Oct 14, 2010 6:31 PM
PBS Series 'God In America' tells a similar story - http://www.pbs.org/godinameric­a/?gclid=CKWMtZWD06QCFdJL5Qodm­U-zMw On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Zachary Bos < Jonas Oct 14, 2010 2:54 PM
CORRECTED LINK from Smithsonian mag: "America's True History of Religious Tolerance" - http://www.smithsonianmag.com/­history-archaeology/Americas-T­rue-History-of-Religious-Toler­ance.html Zachary B. Oct 14, 2010 12:46 PM
from Smithsonian mag: "America's True History of Religious Tolerance" - http://www.smithsonianmag.com/­history-archaeology/Americas-T­rue-History-of-Religious-Toler­ance.htmlA Zachary B. Oct 14, 2010 12:43 PM
Of potential interest: "Atheism as a Devotional Category" - http://arcade.stanford.edu/jou­rnals/rofl/articles/atheism-de­votional-category-by-george-ho­ffmann Zachary B. Oct 14, 2010 10:24 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Myers on our clumsy, sputtering, inefficient brains - p { margin: 0; } For a minute, I before I read closely, I thought you were going to talk about the madonnas on the half sh Robin U. Oct 13, 2010 11:45 PM
Myers on our clumsy, sputtering, inefficient brains - "There are always better explanations for unexplained phenomena than god: fraud and faulty sensory perception cover most of the bases, but mostly, if I see a Madonna appear in a field to bless me, the first thing I'd suspect is brain damage. We have cl Zachary B. Oct 13, 2010 1:31 PM
Catholic monopoly on belief in fiction under threat by technology, pope growls - "New technologies and the progress they bring can make it impossible to distinguish truth from illusion and can lead to confusion between reality and virtual reality," the pope said. Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com­/news/technologies+confuse Zachary B. Oct 13, 2010 11:17 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Science and religion aren't friends - p { margin: 0; } I've been saying this for years. After all, in pre-scientific times, religion attempted to explain phenom Robin U. Oct 11, 2010 10:25 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Science and religion aren't friends - On 10/11/2010 3:43 PM, Zachary Bos wrote: > http://www.usatoday.com/news/o­pinion/forum/2010-10-11-column­11_ST_N.htm Nice article! I've always held that ideas like Gould's NOMA was bunk; as long as religions make claims about the universe then they a Scott Oct 11, 2010 8:59 PM
Zara on why evidence for the usual god won't be coming anytime soon - http://richarddawkins.net/disc­ussions/486046-god-and-evidenc­e-a-strident-proposal Zachary B. Oct 11, 2010 3:51 PM
Science and religion aren't friends - http://www.usatoday.com/news/o­pinion/forum/2010-10-11-column­11_ST_N.htm Zachary B. Oct 11, 2010 3:43 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Jesus in India - This is a well known fact. It goes beyond that. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=z-xJHjA-opI Even Father Christmas... Uddhav Oct 11, 2010 11:10 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Jesus in India - Correction: 'existed.' From: rbeastbengalsc Raja Oct 11, 2010 10:49 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Jesus in India - Of course Jesus was in India, in fact Jesus was an Indian himself, accor Raja Oct 11, 2010 10:39 AM
Jesus in India - Interesting footnote to your Yoga story is that a number of ac Tommy Oct 9, 2010 12:43 AM
New Meetup: The Disproof Atheism Society presents “Disproofs of an Omnipotent God” - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : The Disproof Atheism Society presents ?Disproofs of an Omnipotent God? When : Thur Zachary B. Oct 8, 2010 10:28 AM
South Carolina jail bans all books other than the Bible - A South Carolina jail was sued Wednesday over its policy barring inmates from having any reading material other than the Bible. More at http://www.washingtonpost.com/­wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10­/06/AR2010100604933.html?hpid=­sec-religion. Zachary B. Oct 8, 2010 7:07 AM
Baptist leader nixes yoga for Christians - Albert Mohler: "The body is not a 'vehicle for reaching consciousness with the divine'." Zachary Bos: "The Baptistism is not a vehicle for reaching connection with rationality. Yoga's okay." More at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39­553520/ns/us_news-li Zachary B. Oct 8, 2010 7:03 AM
Dave Niose at Liberty University - Some of you may know Dave Niose, President of the AHA, from having attending area events with the local Humanist groups. He just got back from a debate appearance at Liberty University, and has provided a short write-up at http://open.salon.com/blog/d Zachary B. Oct 7, 2010 9:17 AM
Papers on disproof atheism - Dear Members: Over at http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/files, I'll be periodically uploading papers which present logical or empirical arguments justifying non-belief in supernatural beings. I hope you find them useful; I certainly have, reading Zachary B. Oct 6, 2010 12:13 PM
Announcing a new Meetup: "What should replace religion?" - a talk by Daniel Dennett - See the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/calendar/15021754/ When : Monday, October 11,[masked]:00 PM Where : Cabot Auditorium, Tu Zachary B. Oct 6, 2010 12:05 PM
Pitching in for Secular Service Day: Charles River pick-up - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/calendar/14996115/ When : Sunday, October 10,[masked]:00 PM Zachary B. Oct 4, 2010 1:28 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Druidry recognized as religion in Britain - > Agence France-Presse > Posted at 10/02/2010 8:45 PM | Updated as of 10/02/2010 8:45 PM [snip] > "The board members concluded that The Druid Network is established > for > exclusively charitable purposes for the advancement of religion for > the pu Scott Oct 4, 2010 1:19 PM
Half-Assed Neo-Druid Brits? - Preview not available Tommy Oct 4, 2010 1:16 PM
Druidry recognized as religion in Britain - Agence France-Presse Posted at 10/02/2010 8:45 PM | Updated as of 10/02/2010 8:45 PM LONDON? - Britain has recognised druidry as an official religion for the first time, thousands of years after the Celtic pagan faith emerged in Europe, the country' Zachary B. Oct 4, 2010 1:10 PM
New Meetup: Discussion: Ground Zero Mosque Controversy - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : Discussion: Ground Zero Mosque Controversy When : Wednesday, October 27,[masked]:00 Zachary B. Oct 4, 2010 11:43 AM
New Meetup: Boston Skeptics in the Pub w/ Sean Faircloth - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : Boston Skeptics in the Pub w/ Sean Faircloth When : Monday, October 4,[masked]:00 P Zachary B. Oct 2, 2010 6:43 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - Preview not available Jonas Oct 1, 2010 2:45 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - Anywhere in the greater Boston area, really. Religion just isn't a topic of conversation anywhere. Even though some might plug for Cambridge, remember that most professors who teach there, for example, don't actually liv Robin U. Oct 1, 2010 1:11 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - Being a Jamaica Plain resident myself, I will echo the Cambridge and Jamaica Plain comments. On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Scott < [address removed] &g Fran H. Oct 1, 2010 11:41 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - We've got a group around Lowell. We don't have universities, but we have lots of engineers, scientists, and high-tech workers, all of whom tend to be better-educated and thus less religious. Scott `-- c8 ] ----- "Toni" wrot Scott Oct 1, 2010 10:50 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - I would suggest Sommerville/ Cambridge area - and Brookline/ Jamaica Plain. On 10/1/10, charles windheim wrote: > newton comes to mind, assuming your left...but if you cut it down to atheist > free-thinkers i'd be interested in Anirban Oct 1, 2010 10:46 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - The problem is that the suburban areas are generally considered to have better schools but the urban areas are the most progressive - I don't have kids myself so I don't know how true the former really is (my impression as a Brit is that all US sc Jonathan M. Oct 1, 2010 10:44 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Secular move - Preview not available charles w. Oct 1, 2010 10:22 AM
Re: Secular move - Toni Sep 30, 2010 11:53 PM
New Meetup: RE: Design, A Dramatization of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin and Asa Gray - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : RE: Design, A Dramatization of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin and Asa Gray When Elizabeth Sep 29, 2010 2:21 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - Another thing to keep in mind: I bet if you looked at converts to any religion, they'd tend to know more about religion than people who have just accepted their parents' religion by default. Atheists tend to be "converts" in this sense. (Of course, David S. Sep 29, 2010 12:07 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - It seems to me that many of us athiests have been misusing this survey a little. I do believe the study had certain Christian groups listed as knowing the most about the bible. They may know less than us about other religions, but they know more then David M Sep 29, 2010 11:22 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - Not just Christianity Zak, any religion in that matter, I think. For exa Raja Sep 28, 2010 9:59 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - Nothing turns a person off Christianity like actually reading the Bible. - Z On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Raja wrote: > Not that I am too enthusiastic about polling results in general. But I loved > this: "Sm Zachary B. Sep 28, 2010 9:52 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - Not that I am too enthusiastic about polling results in general. But I l Raja Sep 28, 2010 9:49 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - ----- "Zachary Bos" wrote: > Re: [bostonatheists] Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says > http://www.latimes.com/news/na­tionworld/nation/wire/sns-reli­gion-survey,0,7375137.story That doesn't surprise me Scott Sep 28, 2010 9:28 AM
Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says - http://www.latimes.com/news/na­tionworld/nation/wire/sns-reli­gion-survey,0,7375137.story Zachary B. Sep 28, 2010 9:21 AM
Romano on Hawking in the Chronicle; and, on proving that gods don't exist - In his essay for The Chronicle, academic Carlin Romano writes about Prof. Hawking's recent announcements that religion has failed to keep up with science: http://chronicle.com/article/C­osmology-Cambridge-Style-/1245­68. One statement in particular prov Zachary B. Sep 28, 2010 9:06 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Survey of Non-Believers - p { margin: 0; } In response to people of our ilk being "hostile" to anything remotely religious or spiritual: well, yeah, Robin U. Sep 27, 2010 5:50 PM
New Meetup: International Blasphemy Rights Day - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : International Blasphemy Rights Day When : Thursday, September 30,[masked]:00 PM Zachary B. Sep 27, 2010 4:05 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Boston CoR member group at Tufts makes case for a chaplain - Thanks, Zach for spreading the word on this one! JPF On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Zachary Bos < [address removed] > wrote: Jonathan F. Sep 27, 2010 4:01 PM
Boston CoR member group at Tufts makes case for a chaplain - A big of good press, from one of the Boston Coalition of Reason member organizations, the Tufts Freethought Society. From the op-ed: "A Humanist chaplaincy is just as necessary as any of the existing chaplaincies." How about a showing of support in the Zachary B. Sep 27, 2010 3:57 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Survey of Non-Believers - I don't know why that should be so surprising, at least to any of "us". "They" use our tax dollars to fund their projects, "they" do not tax their church etc properties thereby increasing our property taxes so we wind up subsidizing them, "they" waste Leonard & Jane B. Sep 27, 2010 3:37 PM
John Sweeney revisits the Church of Scientology - http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama­/hi/front_page/newsid_9032000/­9032278.stm Zachary B. Sep 27, 2010 10:22 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Eco-friendly iconoclasm - > Given only a little time, the madness will be reduced to compost. > > -- P. Z. Myers, musing on the improvements that his copies of the > Koran and > the Bible will undergo after he buried them in his backyard this > weekend (at > http://scienceb Scott Sep 27, 2010 9:52 AM
Eco-friendly iconoclasm - Right now, the pages swell with moisture, the fibers separate and the chapters turn into pulpy masses. Bacteria bloom and their colonies expand; fungi flourish and their hyphae infiltrate and convert cellulose into spores. The ink runs as nematod Zachary B. Sep 27, 2010 9:49 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Survey of Non-Believers - Agreed. This study is likely to be used against nonbelievers. The shallow minds of the fantasy believers will no doubt misconstrue the information contained in t Norm Sep 27, 2010 9:29 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Survey of Non-Believers - Faith heads need to realize that now is the time to be held accountable for false claims! Sent from my iPhone On Sep 27, 2010, at 9:02 AM, Robin Umbley wrote: > They say that like it's a BAD thing... > > Sent from my iP George C. Sep 27, 2010 9:23 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Survey of Non-Believers - They say that like it's a BAD thing... Sent from my iPhone On Sep 26, 2010, at 9:37 PM, John Lauritsen wrote: > > Interesting international survey of 2563 self-selected > respondents who "describe themselves as Robin U. Sep 26, 2010 9:52 PM
kanoying & kayaking tomorrow at 11:30 - Hi fellow heathens! Some of you expressed interest in canoeing and kayaking on the Charles this summer, and I thought this weekend would be a great time to give it a whirl. There is an easy location in Kendall Square where they rent kayaks and Nora Sep 25, 2010 8:50 PM
Survey of Non-Believers - Preview not available John L. Sep 25, 2010 9:34 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Losing your religion deemed unhealthy? - On 9/23/2010 1:28 PM, Zachary Bos wrote: >>From http://live.psu.edu/story/48624/rss30: "The percentage of people who > left a strict religious group and reported they were in excellent health was > about half that of people who stayed in the group, sai Scott Sep 23, 2010 8:30 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Losing your religion deemed unhealthy? - Also note that this is not a controlled study -- it's just correlation, not causality. David On Sep 23, 2010, at 1:28 PM, Zachary Bos < [address removed] > wr David S. Sep 23, 2010 1:44 PM
Losing your religion deemed unhealthy? - From http://live.psu.edu/story/4862­4/rss30 : "The percentage of people who left a strict religious group and reported they were in excellent health was about half that of people who stayed in the Zachary B. Sep 23, 2010 1:27 PM
TONIGHT: Arguments Against God from Moral and Epistemic Evil - Preview not available Zachary B. Sep 23, 2010 12:02 PM
An interesting source for theological / atheological perspective - Preview not available Zachary B. Sep 22, 2010 2:59 PM
Neuroscience suggests no need for a soul - Preview not available Zachary B. Sep 22, 2010 1:58 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Should Christians practice yoga? - p { margin: 0; } "Better they practice voodoo than........wait a second, what?" ----- Original Message ----- From: "charles windh Raja Sep 22, 2010 11:11 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Should Christians practice yoga? - no-better they use reason in all things! On Sep 22, 2010, at 8:55 AM, Scott wrote: > On 9/21/[masked]:19 AM, Zachary Bos wrote: >> Not such a concern for our crowd, this question, but I thought I'd >> share the >> article: >> http://www.albertm charles w. Sep 22, 2010 10:21 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Should Christians practice yoga? - On 9/21/[masked]:19 AM, Zachary Bos wrote: > Not such a concern for our crowd, this question, but I thought I'd share the > article: > http://www.albertmohler.com/2010/09/20/the-subtle-body-should-christians-practice-yoga > . Can I be the first to q Scott Sep 21, 2010 7:24 PM
Should Christians practice yoga? - Not such a concern for our crowd, this question, but I thought I'd share the article: http://www.albertmohler.com/20­10/09/20/the-subtle-body-shoul­d-christ Zachary B. Sep 21, 2010 10:18 AM
Sinead O'Connor: The Vatican is a nest of devils - http://www.guardian.co.uk/worl­d/2010/sep/10/sinead-oconnor-p­ope-visit Zachary B. Sep 20, 2010 3:22 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - Surprised by the awful Colin McGinn quote. There is so much wrong with it, and though I haven't read or seen much of him, what little I'd seen was good. I prefer this one, attributed to McGinn in a 1999 book by Norm Levitt, Prometheus Bede user 1. Sep 16, 2010 7:56 PM
New Meetup: Panel Discussion: Persuasion in a Climate of Uncertainty - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : Panel Discussion: Persuasion in a Climate of Uncertainty When : Wednesday, Septemb Elizabeth Sep 16, 2010 5:48 PM
New Meetup: Plenitude: Living Rich on a Troubled Planet (at Ethical Society Boston) - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What : Plenitude: Living Rich on a Troubled Planet (at Ethical Society Boston) When : Sun Zachary B. Sep 16, 2010 2:55 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - At what point does the word 'believe' stop meaning anything? We all have many mundane beliefs about d David M Sep 16, 2010 2:14 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - > Along similar lines, the Pope thinks Atheists are Nazis: I guess the face that Hitler was a Christian doesn't inconvenience the Pope's (lack-of-)thought process! Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Sep 16, 2010 1:36 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - Along similar lines, the Pope thinks Atheists are Nazis: "Even in our own lifetime, we can recall how Britain and her leaders stood against a Nazi tyranny that wished to eradicate God from society and denied our common humanity to many, especially th Zachary B. Sep 16, 2010 1:00 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - Preview not available Omer O. Sep 16, 2010 12:56 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - Oh the Irony -- My Emphasis Below --> ?? ? RABBI says - "Best Corners of America Are Where People Go to **Church** Every Sunday" The Rabbi is Jewish, Churches are associated with Christianity. Love to Jonas Sep 16, 2010 12:01 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Complaints about the epidemic of disbelief in this country - Oh yeah, we also benefit from all the good that slavery has created (by freeing slave owners to pursue arts etc.) without contributing back! On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Zachary Bos < Lev Sep 16, 2010 10:15 AM

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