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An invitation to chip in for Sunday's Darwin Day event - I've been asked if the Boston Atheists would be willing to contribute some small amount of money to cover a share of the food costs for this Sunday's Darwin Day mixer at Daedalus restaurant in Harvard Square. I think this is a great idea -- it gives us Zachary B. Feb 10, 2012 6:41 PM
"Does Consciousness Point to God?" on WGBH - A TV program will be broadcast today on WGBH, channel 44.2 (World), called "Does Consciousness Point to God?". Part of "Closer to Truth" series. 7:30-8AM. Repeated at 1:30-2PM, same channel. Info at http://www.wgbh.org/programs/C­loser-to-Truth-14 and Zachary B. Feb 10, 2012 8:49 AM
Adult ed class on evolution this Saturday - Preview not available Zachary B. Feb 6, 2012 1:07 PM
FT article on "Atheism in America" - Preview not available Zachary B. Feb 6, 2012 10:27 AM
Fwd: Community efforts in secular Massachusetts - re: www.sentinelandenterprise.com/­opinion/ci_[masked] Dear Bonnie: I read with interest your column in this Friday's Sentinel & Enterprise, especially your last sentence: "Atheism would do well to adopt some of these structures and to offer adhere Zachary B. Feb 5, 2012 7:45 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Events in DC in March - I live, was born and raised in the DC area. If you have any questions about the area, I will be glad to answer them if I can. Norm Jan 30, 2012 8:40 AM
Typo in Events in DC in March - > Saturday 23 March: The Reason Rally http://reasonrally.org/ That should be 24 March. Blame it on touch typinf. :-) -- Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Jan 29, 2012 8:36 PM
Events in DC in March - Friday 23 March: Lobby Day for Reason http://secular.org/ReasonLobby­ Saturday 23 March: The Reason Rally http://reasonrally.org/ Sunday 25 - Monday 26 March: American Atheist Convention http://www.atheists.org/events­/2012_National_Convention Tanya W Scott Jan 29, 2012 6:58 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Yea, I agree with Janna, the instinct for everyone to try and 'equalize' the blame of violence is noble, but not warranted. Not all religions ARE violent. As a piece of irony, I'm going to point out that you're being presumptuous by saying so (the iron Eric N. Jan 25, 2012 7:05 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - I don't remember Shakers or Quakers being known for violence, but I generally agree that religion can be used to excuse violence. Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. - Victor Hugo On Jan 24, 2012 Janna Jan 24, 2012 6:52 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Same applies to all faith, not just christian or islam. Intolerance is the primary criteria of all religion, I think. Sent from my iPhone On Jan 24, 2012, at 7:25 AM, "Judith Kane" wrote: > Eric, the Christian faith has Raja Jan 24, 2012 6:37 PM
Re: Atheist poetry wanted - There's also Yip Harburg's "Rhymes for the Irreverent", available from the FFRF ($16 for members) and Amazon.com ($20). Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Jan 24, 2012 10:19 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheist poetry wanted - Emily Dickenson has many great atheist poems.  I'll find my book and recommend some. On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 5:17 PM, Zachary Bos < [address removed] > wro Deb Jan 24, 2012 10:08 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Eric, the Christian faith has been equally (if not moreso) violent and intolerant. They've calmed down a bit recently but then again they had a 600 yr head start. Quoting Eric Newbury : > This is what happens when you don’ Judith K. Jan 24, 2012 6:22 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Wednesday: Show up at the Cranston School Committee Meeting - I'll be driving from near Alewife and could pick people up there -- preferably just after 4pm, but I can wait until later if people need rides but can't leave that early. Steve Ahlquist said on the Facebook event page, "Being late is fine, there's a l Nick G. Jan 23, 2012 7:41 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheist poetry wanted - How about a sciency love poem? No god mentioned, but there is physics. Sent from Yahoo! Mail on Android David M Jan 23, 2012 6:59 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Atheist poetry wanted - Has anyone asked the Digital Cuttlefish for submissions yet? His poetry is the best. Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. - Victor Hugo On Jan 23, 2012, at 17:17, Zachary Bos wro Janna Jan 23, 2012 6:16 PM
Atheist poetry wanted - Bill Knott is looking for atheist poems -- original or 'from the canon' -- for http://atheistpoetryblog.blogs­pot.com/. Why? Because, he Tweets (http://bit.ly/wMPRbu): "[The] new issue [of] Poetry Magazine [is] crammed with christershit religious crapag Zachary B. Jan 23, 2012 5:17 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Wednesday: Show up at the Cranston School Committee Meeting - Zac wrote: > PS: If you're coming from Boston, but don't want to drive, I can tell > you that there is a commuter train leaving from South Station at 4:35, > which will arrive in Providence at 5:42. That's how I'm going; I'll > take a cab from the Pro Scott Jan 23, 2012 1:13 PM
Wednesday: Show up at the Cranston School Committee Meeting - If you've been following the case of Jessica Ahlquist vs. the Cranston School Committee, known more widely as the Cranson Prayer Banner case, you might know that the court ruled in fa Zachary B. Jan 23, 2012 11:32 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Petition to support Alex Aan for Atheist Facebook post - Thank you..That link worked... user 5. Jan 23, 2012 10:19 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Petition to support Alex Aan for Atheist Facebook post - Thomas Jan 23, 2012 9:56 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Petition to support Alex Aan for Atheist Facebook post - Re: The removal of http://www.facebook.com/pages/­Support-Alex-Aans-Human-Rights­. That was fast. I've contacted the group's administrator, to find out what kinds of support might be welcome. This wouldn't be the first time Facebook buckled under reli Zachary B. Jan 23, 2012 9:54 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Petition to support Alex Aan for Atheist Facebook post - I couldn't get on the site. Facebook said "it was no longer available". user 5. Jan 23, 2012 9:46 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Nothing in Boston: http://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-in/united-states On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Zachary Bos wrote: > http://freethoughtblogs.com/ma­ryamnamazie/2012/01/22/in-defe­nce-of-alex-aan MJ Jan 23, 2012 9:40 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Rafiq Mahmood has listed contact information for Indonesian government authorities, at http://freethoughtblogs.com/ma­ryamnamazie/2012/01/22/in-defe­nce-of-alex-aan. Zachary B. Jan 23, 2012 9:29 AM
Petition to support Alex Aan for Atheist Facebook post - Karl Karnadi, the founder of "Indonesian Atheists", reports that one of his members met this weekend with Alex Aan himself in the prison in Sumatra. He (Karnadi) asks that persons acting in protest of Aan's arrest tone down the anti-Islam rhetoric, for Zachary B. Jan 23, 2012 9:29 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Leonard & Jane B. Jan 23, 2012 8:51 AM
Re: Atheism 2.0 on TED - That was interesting, thank you for posting user 9. Jan 23, 2012 7:49 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - Eric N. Jan 23, 2012 7:09 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - So, start a cyber condemnation of the intolerance of Indonesians..... JHB Jane Holmes Bernstein Sent from my iPad On Jan 22, 2012, at 9: Jane B. Jan 23, 2012 5:55 AM
Indonesian Man Faces Five Years Prison For Atheist Facebook Post - This is outrageous, and I am not easily outraged.... "31-year-old Alexander Aan faces a maximum prison sentence of five years fo Daniel C. Jan 22, 2012 8:39 PM
Atheism 2.0 on TED - http://www.ted.com/talks/alain­_de_botton_atheism_2_0.html?ut­m_source=newsletter_weekl Chris "Jake" J. Jan 22, 2012 12:31 PM
The big nine-oh-oh -- a milestone - I'd like to welcome Alex to membership in the Boston Atheists -- he is our 900th member. That's a lot of people who are good without gods. Say hello yourself! http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/members/10016042/ In order to stay informed and stay Zachary B. Jan 20, 2012 10:04 PM
Evil Little Thing t-shirts - Hi, Rhode Island state Representative Peter Palumbo called Jessica Ahlquist an "evil little thing" after the court ruled in her favor on her challenge against a prayer banner hanging in her school ( http://ffrf.org/news/action/je­ssica-ahlquist-needs-y Scott Jan 20, 2012 4:48 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - Even if he were not a megalmaniacal fraud, having a high IQ or high intelligence does not mean you are right in everything you believe, and it certainly has nothing to do with religion (in general). On Wed, Jan 11, 2 Nicolas Jan 11, 2012 12:58 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - I specifically loved the part where he insults Darwin by saying that he's "in the toilet at 130." A.) How the hell do you know Darwin's IQ if he died before the Intelligence Quotient exam was created? B.) How the hell is 130 in the toilet since, after Eric N. Jan 11, 2012 12:58 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - From the video: "I am closer to absolute truth than any man has been before me." This is not compelling evidence of his singular correctness. Nor is this, an excerpt from his contribution to a volume of essays expressing skepticism about Darwinian e Zachary B. Jan 11, 2012 12:50 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - Oh, and I only bring it up here because he claims to have made a "proof" for unified field that says that the universe is one giant mind: God's mind. -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:bostonatheists-list@me­etup Eric N. Jan 11, 2012 12:41 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - Just wanted to grab some people's thoughts on this guy. I think he might actually be the most convoluted person I've ever heard speak. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=ggur-Ca2nzs&feature=related -----Original Message----- From: bostonatheists-lis Eric N. Jan 11, 2012 12:25 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - Since I suspect Corey's message will garner a number of responses, I'd ask that the conversation be directed to the message board, at http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/messages/boards/thread/­19326522. I've already posted my response there, to get th Zachary B. Jan 10, 2012 8:50 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - @Scott Agreed, except half the argument was that they already HAD been rude or insulting - even if they hadn't necessarily meant it in that fashion. -Eric -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:bostonatheists-li Eric N. Jan 10, 2012 7:24 AM
Fwd: Atheist Revolution: Mississippi Seeks to Establish Legislative Prayer and Ministry Caucus to Promote Biblical Worldview - Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Atheist Revolution < [address removed] user 2. Jan 9, 2012 8:01 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message - This is ridiculous. The fact of the matter (regardless of beliefs) is that no one knows definitively what happens after you die.Everyone has their own theory. With over 5000+ religions in this world, somebody is going to be wrong. It could be us. user 1. Jan 9, 2012 4:47 PM
Re: Julie sent you a message - I don't think it's a good idea to be the first to poke fun at or insult someone. Zac's response was dead on, IMHO. There's plenty of time to take the gloves off after people prove themselves rude or insulting. Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Jan 9, 2012 4:00 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message: club - Eric N. Jan 9, 2012 3:52 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message: club - Not the two words I was thinking I'd see. On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Ann < [address removed] > wrote: Tanya W. Jan 9, 2012 2:46 PM
FFRF billboard photo meetup in RI - The new Freedom from Religion Found Zachary B. Jan 9, 2012 1:50 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Re: Julie sent you a message: club - Preview not available Ann Jan 7, 2012 4:14 PM
Re: Julie sent you a message: club - Preview not available Zachary B. Jan 6, 2012 3:45 PM
Secular Massachusetts newsletter for 1/6/2012 - Preview not available Zachary B. Jan 6, 2012 11:43 AM
Hebrew help has been found... - ... so thank you to the surprisingly many folks who let me know that they'd be willing to assist. !תודה לך - Z Zachary B. Jan 5, 2012 1:06 PM
Any Hebrew-fluent members? - ... I have a textual question for you, if you'd be so kind as to drop me a line. All best, Zachary Zachary B. Jan 5, 2012 12:28 AM
Webcomic on picking and choosing from holy texts - Tony Piro's "Calamities of Nature" is a good strip and often pokes fun at religion. Today's strip is one of them. Be sure to hover your mouse over the strip for pop-up humor. http://www.calamitiesofnature.­com/archive/?c=629 -- Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Jan 2, 2012 7:52 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Pictures from FFRF convention - That was a fun time. On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 8:24 AM, Scott < [address removed] > wrote: Darrick F. Dec 25, 2011 8:00 AM
Reason Rally - Hi Everyone, I wanted to get this o Tanya W. Dec 22, 2011 9:34 PM
Pictures from FFRF convention - The FFRF put up a slide show of pictures from their convention in Hartford in October. http://ffrf.org/outreach/conve­ntion/past-conventions/2011-co­nvention-hartford-connecticut/­ Some of the Lowell area contingent: https://picasaweb.google.com/1­13363 Scott Dec 20, 2011 8:31 PM
Winter Solstice Party - Thank you to those who organized this event. My suggestion is that when future events are in a bar or restaurant, that user 2. Dec 20, 2011 7:34 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] See you tonight! - Hi Zach, We are so sorry, but we cannot make it as K cathy m. Dec 18, 2011 4:15 PM
See you tonight! - Dear Friends: On behalf of the organizers of the Boston Atheists, I'd like to say how much we're looking forward to this evenings solstice party. It will be good to see each other in that relatively glamorous setting, and enjoy drinks and friendly c Zachary B. Dec 18, 2011 3:38 PM
Fwd: Atheist Revolution: Idiot of the Week: Southern Baptist Convention - -----Original Message----- From: Atheist Revolution <[address removed]> To: JFB3d <JFB3d@ user 2. Dec 17, 2011 10:32 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - user 1. Dec 17, 2011 10:08 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - I don't get the point here. The gay meaning stupid phenom became popular among adolescents, as far as I know. And that fact was encouraged and accepted by adults and parents. However, it was not innocent at all. It was meant to be offensive to Gays, h66mars Dec 17, 2011 12:27 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Jesse W. Dec 16, 2011 8:05 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - " This is all so Takei. " I love Ann Dec 16, 2011 7:23 AM
NYT stops presses to put in Hitchens obituary - http://www.theatlantic.com/nat­ional/archive/2011/12/hitchens­-dead-at-62-new-york-times-red­raws-a1-for-obit/250093/ And another obituary: http://m.guardian.co.uk/ms/p/g­nm/op/sW_dvPFFGo439CuuCukyCgg/­view.m?id=15&gid=books/2011/de­c/16/christopher-hitchen Scott Dec 16, 2011 6:41 AM
Christopher Hitchens has died - http://richarddawkins.net/arti­cles/644246-christopher-hitche­ns-obituaries http://www.vanityfair.com/onli­ne/daily/2011/12/In-Memoriam-C­hristopher-Hitchens-19492011 I'm going to rewatch some of the DVDs with his talks at TAM. -- Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Dec 16, 2011 6:27 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - As a quadriplegic woman. I find that I and people with similar disabilities refer to ourselves as gimps or crips, embracing the negative stereotyping and making fun of it, much like what the gay community did.  Our expression for the rest of you is tabs, billie m. Dec 16, 2011 1:43 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - I suspect that the etymology of "that's gay" is pretty insulting. Perhaps not quite "dont Jew me" level, but similar qualitatively. Eventually the phrase can become common enough to lose the original association, especially David M Dec 15, 2011 6:24 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - I think George Carlin has covered this entire topic quite e Raja Dec 15, 2011 5:33 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Preview not available Ann Dec 15, 2011 4:20 PM
Redirecting the mailing list traffic - I've been interested in following the various discussions this week about terminology, Christmas tree trimming, etc.; but I am reminded by not just one member that so many messages coming through the mailing list can be overwhelming. Let us return, Zachary B. Dec 15, 2011 2:34 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - Regina V. Dec 15, 2011 1:58 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - This email chain is gay. On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 1:54 PM, Eric Newbury < [address removed] > wrote: John Dec 15, 2011 1:56 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Janna, Ok, well, that's your choice not to say "that's gay", I still say it's a very contextual thing and not to be taken as an absolute. Furthermore, there are many extraordinarily left individuals who say that we should remove them as viable WORDS Eric N. Dec 15, 2011 1:49 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - we do put a star on top because we just love being part of cathy m. Dec 15, 2011 1:29 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - I can't agree that intent is the only thing that matters. Words have meaning, and we should use the words that mean what we intend to actually say. If you accept "that's gay" as a synonym for "that's stupid", then you are accepting the idea that gay is st Janna Dec 15, 2011 1:19 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:52 AM, Don Lubin < [address removed] > wrote: Daniel H. Dec 15, 2011 1:14 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] In yesterday's Globe - Scott, I also just remembered the interesting point of the relativism of the matter. Our culture has been so Christianly one-sided for so long that equalizing the system is now taken as 'oppression' of their group. In other words, it only SEEMS like Eric N. Dec 15, 2011 1:13 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Bethany, I hope you're asserting that saying "nigger" under ALL pretenses is offensive. I've used it for years when I joke around with my ex gf's roommates - who are black. I'm simply pointing out that there are many given semantic meanings to any one Eric N. Dec 15, 2011 1:00 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - Maia wrote: > Have no tree. No top . I'm treeless too. Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Dec 15, 2011 12:50 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - I have a 10-inch Yoda on the top of my tree, with a light-up lightsaber that connects into the tree lights.  Only $20 from Target! On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Holly < Adam H. Dec 15, 2011 12:37 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - I grew up in the Soviet Union, where there were only two kinds of tree toppers. One was a five-pointed star (a symbol of communism) signifying five continents where it was hoped that communism would eventually prevail. The other one was an icicle turned u Zoya Dec 15, 2011 12:33 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - I think the requirement to speak in ways that do not offend anyone is impossible. Words will be used, and some people will be offended. Only in extreme cases is it "wrong". To prove this point, I've decided to be horribly offended by any word that does Scott Dec 15, 2011 12:33 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - Have no tree. No top . Sent from my iPhone On Dec 15, 2011, at 12:20 PM, Holly < [address removed] > wrote: Maia Dec 15, 2011 12:29 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - I top with a small sheaf of wheat tied with a red ribbon. Keep the Saturn in Saturnalia! Holly Dec 15, 2011 12:18 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - Angie R. Dec 15, 2011 12:01 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Eric, I hope you're not arguing that we can't remove the puerile "That's gay!" exclamations that young teenagers use from our lexicon overall. Certainly this expression would not be any more acceptable among mature adults than the word "nigger," and m Bethany Dec 15, 2011 12:01 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - Personally. I'm not put off by Christian symbols; they're part of my cultural and aesthetic background even if they hold no philosophical significance to me. That said; my mother has a very nice blown glass ornament shaped like a spire. Jenni K Dec 15, 2011 11:42 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - A porcelain (I think) angel. I don't know how long we've had it. But tradition is kind of fun once in a while. On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Deb < dotdeb Turner Dec 15, 2011 11:42 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] on a lighter note - tree toppers? - we picked up a "flower fairy" doll from my kid's school's holiday fair.  fantastical but not specifically religious.   honestly any little figure bedecked in glitter & sparkles would be fun to look at.  for that ma Laura Q. Dec 15, 2011 11:32 AM
on a lighter note - tree toppers? - Recent discussion that started with the article about religious people insulting each other has got me down.  Here's what I really want to talk about - tree toppers. I would guess that many atheists enjoy a bedazzled pine tree this Deb Dec 15, 2011 11:22 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] In yesterday's Globe - Consider a broad range of actions that might be permissible user 1. Dec 15, 2011 11:06 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] In yesterday's Globe - Scott, Agreed, I get the feeling that this 'live and let live' policy is just turning blatant attacks and religious imperialism into a litigious matter - they're lawyering their way through it. This is a common tactic of all religious debate - convo Eric N. Dec 15, 2011 11:04 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] In yesterday's Globe - Hi Eric, > What is it with the 'atheists need to scream to the heavens' thing? > Not > any more than anyone else voices their opinions, when they care to. > Also, wouldn't you try to save people from stupid ideas, i.e., 'my > brain is made of twix ba Scott Dec 15, 2011 10:31 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - " Someone who is willing to believe based merely on faith, will believe anything." Jesse W. Dec 15, 2011 9:44 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] In yesterday's Globe - Scott, What is it with the 'atheists need to scream to the heavens' thing? Not any more than anyone else voices their opinions, when they care to. Also, wouldn't you try to save people from stupid ideas, i.e., 'my brain is made of twix bars!'. -E Eric N. Dec 15, 2011 8:52 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Eric N. Dec 15, 2011 8:39 AM
In yesterday's Globe - Did anyone else see this letter http://www.boston.com/bostongl­obe/editorial_opinion/letters/­articles/2011/12/14/like_other­_fanatics_atheists_come_down_f­rom_on_high/ and this article http://www.boston.com/news/nat­ion/articles/2011/12/14/atheis­t_mess Scott Dec 15, 2011 8:02 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Maybe we should also pay attention to our own backyard? - Good point. I don't consider my atheism to be based on "faith". I simply observe no convinving evidence, nor rational reasoning to believe in a deity. I am not "unwilling" to believe this. If convincing evidence, which comported with rational theory h66mars Dec 15, 2011 3:17 AM

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