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Re: [bostonatheists] More thoughts on Bible aid to Haiti - Aid is the HUMAN thing to do. That is why I say I am an atheist/secular humanist. I made a small donation through a humanist website, but also Christopher Jan 19, 2010 1:31 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - Of course there will be a feature on how one child or so was miraculously rescued and they will thank this invisible god for it, forgetting how he/she? let Christopher Jan 19, 2010 1:27 PM
Meetup details changed: The new film "Creation" about Darwin, at Kendall Square - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/calendar/12346261/ When: Friday, January 22,[masked]:00 PM Zachary B. Jan 19, 2010 1:18 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - ----- "Aly R Aly" wrote: > On the bright side, they no longer need T.P. or fire-starter. So atheists should donate matches? :-) Scott `-- c8 ] Scott Jan 19, 2010 12:34 PM
More thoughts on Bible aid to Haiti - Zachary B. Jan 19, 2010 10:48 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - Preview not available Aly R A. Jan 19, 2010 10:01 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - You guys have it all wrong, it's the video games the Haitians have been playing. On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 7:33 AM, Matt Brightman < [address removed] > Alexander F. Jan 19, 2010 9:58 AM
Meetup details changed: The new film "Creation" about Darwin, at Kendall Square - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bostonat­heists/calendar/12346261/ When: Friday, January 22,[masked]:00 PM Zachary B. Jan 19, 2010 7:37 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - South Park did it! On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 11:12 PM, Jennifer < [address removed] > wrote: Matt B. Jan 19, 2010 7:27 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - Preview not available Jennifer Jan 18, 2010 11:12 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - Realistically, the target audience is probably comforted sort of.? On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Jon Nelson < [address removed] > wrote: Alexander F. Jan 18, 2010 11:04 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - I hope those didn't cost more than 2 cents a pop to produce.. what a waste of technology.. On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Jon Nelson wrote: > This just goes to show how detached from reality these fundamentalists are. > The Sarah Jan 18, 2010 11:00 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - This is awfully like those "pray for Haiti" facebook groups. They make the participants feel as though they've done something pr Janna Jan 18, 2010 10:53 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - This just goes to show how detached from reality these fundamentalists are. These people need food water and medical care, not a novelty talking box. They must think Americans are sadists for sending something so useless. Jon N. Jan 18, 2010 10:49 PM
Oh good. Bibles are going to Haiti. - Zachary B. Jan 18, 2010 10:38 PM
A cartoon from PZ Myers' blog - Zachary B. Jan 18, 2010 9:46 PM
Religious no longer a protected class - Zachary B. Jan 14, 2010 11:58 AM
New Meetup: MIT Science Museum Visit - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What: MIT Science Museum Visit When: Sunday, January 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: MIT Museum 265 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA[masked] Jess M Jan 14, 2010 10:25 AM
A Christian Nation - A Zachary B. Jan 13, 2010 4:10 PM
Some Fascinating Articles - ��� Zachary B. Jan 11, 2010 9:09 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - Well here's my $.02 First off, Megan is babe-a-licious. Second, I totally enjoyed this link that was in the thread ?? http://www.paulgraham.com/disa­gree.html Matt B. Jan 8, 2010 6:03 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - Its a fair point, and part of my argument that I did not so much as hint at (my apologies), is that I think that people who do bad things always have an excuse and a reason. I think that religion is an excuse and we do ourselves a disservice by accepti Josiah Jan 8, 2010 5:54 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - On Jan 8, 2010, at 5:21 PM, Josiah wrote: > I for one am rather tired of this base tribalism. I don't care who > killed how many of whom. I am totally unconcerned with the "score" > that various groups might be given. It's not about tribalism, but Brygida B. Jan 8, 2010 5:40 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - Don't know about Muslim countries, but atheists in Israel criticize Judaism and Islam way more than Christianity. On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Camilo < cam Lev Jan 8, 2010 5:35 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - Annoying. There are obvious, simple reasons why the question is silly. (1) Plenty of at David M Jan 8, 2010 4:59 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - I for one am rather tired of this base tribalism. I don't care who killed how many of whom. I am totally unconcerned with the "score" that various groups might be given. ( Stalin versus the Crusades versus ... et. al. ad nauseum.) Killing other people Josiah Jan 8, 2010 4:50 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Are Atheists Cowards? - Tariq Ali: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C­ategory:Pakistani_atheists Clash of Fundamentalisms had a hilarious cover: Alexander F. Jan 8, 2010 4:49 PM
Are Atheists Cowards? - Read more at http://www.gather.com/viewArti­cle.action?articleId=281474977­983033 [This article links comes from Shelley Mountjoy, organizer of the DC-area Beltway Atheists. She writes: "It seems a bit odd to me that atheists seem to primarily tar Zachary B. Jan 8, 2010 4:40 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Local cult involved in brainwashing, bodybending - I could have been one of the popular kids in high school if I STOPPED listening to this stuff: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=ZBa6YMs-AbY On Wed, Jan 6 Matt B. Jan 7, 2010 8:19 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Local cult involved in brainwashing, bodybending - Yeah...and that's coming from the dude who wrote Westside Story. And I thought he was dead...damn. ? On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 8:58 PM, Leonard & Jane Bernstein < lber Mark N. Jan 7, 2010 2:07 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] Local cult involved in brainwashing, bodybending - Leonard & Jane B. Jan 6, 2010 7:02 PM
Local cult involved in brainwashing, bodybending - Zachary B. Jan 6, 2010 11:37 AM
Richard Wiseman at Brattle Jan 8th - I keep meaning to mention this. I'd better before it's too late! :) Richard Wiseman is on this side of the Atlantic for a few days and will be at the Brattle on Friday 1/8 for a talk, Q&A and book signing hosted by Boston Skeptics. "How to have more s Maggie M. Jan 2, 2010 9:23 PM
Irish Atheists Use Bjork, Mark Twain to Challenge Blasphemy Law - From Google News' twitter, moments ago: http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/­europe/01/02/ireland.blasphemy­.law/ If you want to see the actual quotes, it seems that the sites hosting them are getting a bit overwhelmed at the moment, but here are a few: Zachary B. Jan 2, 2010 10:06 AM
Your future on Creationism - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=TNpFSjtXQqo&feature=player_em­bedded A vision of our creationist future! A reassuring prophecy for all those skeptical of science (so-called). Link from PZ Myer's Pharyngula blog, http://scienceblogs.com/pharyn­gula. Zachary B. Jan 1, 2010 3:12 PM
RE: [bostonatheists] Freedom From Religion - Leonard & Jane B. Dec 30, 2009 3:42 PM
[bostonatheists] Freedom From Religion - p { margin: 0; } Dear Fellow Rational Beings: You may wish to learn more about the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc David B. Dec 30, 2009 12:02 PM
New Meetup: Sunday Brunch at Christopher's - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What: Sunday Brunch at Christopher's When: January 10,[masked]:30 AM Where: Christopher's Restaurant 1920 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA[masked] Jess M Dec 30, 2009 9:23 AM
American Dad on the Rapture, the beginning of the end of the world - Zachary B. Dec 30, 2009 8:19 AM
US Economy Crippled by Churchs - Zachary B. Dec 29, 2009 4:28 PM
Theological conflict - Zachary B. Dec 16, 2009 10:49 AM
In defense of foxhole atheists - Zachary B. Dec 15, 2009 7:53 PM
Book & Brew meeting last night - Some comments on the Book & Brew event last night: I read the Wright book, _The Evolution of God_, and came prepared to discuss it. Unfortunately, the noise level -- LOUD "music" -- made it impossible to hold a group discussion, and d John L. Dec 13, 2009 10:50 AM
Meetup details changed: Winter Solstice Party - Hi all, Temple Bar has asked that we provide a final tally for the event by the end of today so I will be closing the event to new RSVPs at 5:00pm today. If you RSVP Yes and don't show up, we're paying for you anyway. So please don' Justin Dec 10, 2009 10:48 AM
Hauser on the biological origins of morality - Zachary B. Dec 9, 2009 9:37 AM
The significance of 666 - Zachary B. Dec 8, 2009 3:33 PM
Kinder, gentler atheists - Zachary B. Dec 8, 2009 3:10 PM
"Atheists need a different voice" - Zachary B. Dec 7, 2009 2:09 PM
"Things Creationists Hate" - Zachary B. Dec 7, 2009 11:02 AM
Parents on trial use Bible to justify child abuse - Zachary B. Dec 7, 2009 11:00 AM
The God Equation -- Proof! - Fun: http://scienceblogs.com/pharyn­gula/2009/12/the_god_equation.­php Zachary B. Dec 7, 2009 9:16 AM
Ecumenical Jerusalem - Good with religion in Jerusalem: http://www.jpost.com/servlet/S­atellite?cid=1259231077244&pag­ename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShow­Full Be sure to check the first link in the story -- two teenaged seminarians who didn't turn the other cheek. JL John L. Dec 4, 2009 4:38 PM
If the Bible Was Magazines" - Zachary B. Dec 4, 2009 2:16 AM
Deepak Chopra: redefining "wrong" - Deepak Chopra: "if his claims of "quantum healing" are correct, why is he getting older?" http://blogs.discovermagazine.­com/badastronomy/2009/12/01/de­epak-chopra-redefining-wrong/ Zachary B. Dec 3, 2009 8:36 PM
Announcing the 2009 Boston Atheists Winter Solstice Party - Celebrate the winter solstice in fantastic secular style this year with the Boston Atheists. We will be invading Temple Bar in Cambridge on Sunday, December 13th, for an evening of friends, food, and celebration! Dinner will consist of a variety of delici Zachary B. Dec 2, 2009 3:53 PM
New Meetup: Harvard Humanist Holiday Party - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What: Harvard Humanist Holiday Party When: December 3,[masked]:00 PM Where: Tommy Doyle's 96 Winthrop St Cambridge, MA 02138 The Zachary B. Dec 2, 2009 8:06 AM
New Scientists: "Religion a figment of human imagination" - Zachary B. Dec 1, 2009 6:25 PM
How to Start a Cult in Five Easy Steps - Zachary B. Dec 1, 2009 6:00 PM
A book for review, that will "challenge readers to reevaluate how they view religious belief" - Zachary B. Nov 30, 2009 4:50 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] New Meetup: Westboro Baptist Church Protest - They protested down here as well.? They we all pissed off about East Providence High School having a Gay/Straight Alliance.? We organized a counter protest and it went really well.? Here?are some the pictures we took, also some of our signs.?? Dan D. Nov 30, 2009 2:47 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] New Meetup: Westboro Baptist Church Protest - Seeing as it is only three or four blocks from me I may check out the event at Brookline High School to see what kind of turnout it has. I've Bill G. Nov 30, 2009 12:20 PM
New Meetup: Westboro Baptist Church Protest - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What: Westboro Baptist Church Protest When: December 1,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) The Westboro Baptist Church, which Zachary B. Nov 30, 2009 12:08 PM
Atheism and Diversity: Is It Wrong For Atheists To Convert Believers? - Preview not available Zachary B. Nov 30, 2009 10:05 AM
Ray Comfort terrifies atheists with books, banana - Creationism vs. atheism: It's on! A "revised" edition of Darwin's "The Origin of Species" turns college campuses into three-ring circuses By Laura Miller America's universities are supposed to be marketplaces of ideas, but last week they looked m Zachary B. Nov 27, 2009 10:25 AM
Interesting schematic diagram covering holidays between Halloween and Thanksgiving - http://imgur.com/gallery/EKWDE­ Alexander F. Nov 26, 2009 10:21 AM
Greg Epstein, Atheist Superstar - Zachary B. Nov 25, 2009 2:32 PM
Kirk Camerowned - Zachary B. Nov 24, 2009 4:36 PM
Secular Poetry Out Loud. - When I was in high school, I had a literature teacher and her name is Mrs. O?Malley. Mrs. O?Malley did this thing where the entire class would set around and drink hot coco and read poetry out loud (there was finger clapping and funny sweaters involved). Aly R A. Nov 24, 2009 4:40 AM
36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction - Zachary B. Nov 23, 2009 9:38 AM
Re: RE: [bostonatheists] The problem of the oblivious white male atheist - Preview not available Alexander F. Nov 21, 2009 10:59 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] The problem of the oblivious white male atheist - I personally feel pretty strongly that it is important to consider how complicit religious power structures have been in many of the saddest events of recent history. Consider the kind work of the Catholic church in 3rd Reich occupied France.? Alexander F. Nov 21, 2009 11:03 AM
RE: [bostonatheists] The problem of the oblivious white male atheist - Roy P. Nov 21, 2009 6:37 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] The problem of the oblivious white male atheist - Interesting article? Zak! I would agree with this opinion as well. Atheists are people as well and are influenced by the same social norms and stereotypes like other people. Alas we are not super-human! It is something I have found myself quite critc Jennifer Nov 21, 2009 4:35 AM
The problem of the oblivious white male atheist - http://scienceblogs.com/pharyn­gula/2009/11/the_problem_of_th­e_oblivious_w.php Zachary B. Nov 20, 2009 11:40 PM
Atheist/Secular Library Book Drive. - Aly R A. Nov 19, 2009 10:18 PM
Zachary and I are looking for a roommate, fyi. - Dear atheists looking for new lodgings: We have an open bedroom, in our large two-bedroom apartment on the second and third floors of a tripledecker. Price: $550 Description: Fireplace, enclosed front porch, back porch, backyard, fr Nora Nov 16, 2009 11:05 PM
Article: The Evolution of the God Gene - Zachary B. Nov 16, 2009 1:23 PM
New Meetup: Screening: “For the Bible Tells Me So” - Announcing a new Meetup for The Boston Atheists Meetup Group! What: Screening: ?For the Bible Tells Me So? When: November 16,[masked]:00 PM Where: Boston University Women's Resource Center 775 Commonwealth Av Zachary B. Nov 16, 2009 12:05 PM
When a child dies, faith is no defense. - Zachary B. Nov 16, 2009 11:46 AM
The curious economic effects of religion - ��� Zachary B. Nov 16, 2009 10:38 AM
Against "In God We Trust" in Costa Mesa - Zachary B. Nov 16, 2009 10:32 AM
Mailing list fracas and flurries - Zachary B. Nov 13, 2009 5:12 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - I are talking about empirical data when I am talking about what method is effective in achieving a goal. Sharpton references were unrelated to that. On Nov 13, 2009, at 4:54 PM David M Nov 13, 2009 5:03 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - While I am sure you guys are being quite entertained with you pissing match discussing the same shit over and over again (like all your usualy rants being the same old shtick). Many of us don't want to see it in our mailboxes. So why don't yo Jennifer Nov 13, 2009 4:55 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Zachary B. Nov 13, 2009 4:54 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - If you want to eradicate religion, David M Nov 13, 2009 4:53 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Aly R A. Nov 13, 2009 4:12 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - The mental masturbation is not aimed to you or Aly any more than it is point at me. It is also not ai David M Nov 13, 2009 4:11 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Zachary B. Nov 13, 2009 2:36 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Hi Aly, I have a few questions: Who said anyone is im David M Nov 13, 2009 2:10 PM
Atheist snubbed in attempt to join Sussex education board - ��� Zachary B. Nov 13, 2009 12:41 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - p { margin: 0; } If the question is only, "can evolution and religion co-exist?" the answer would be: Hell NO! They contradicts each Raja Nov 13, 2009 10:43 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Christmas and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa and various pagan observances are all reconfigurations of observing the winter solstice. The solstice will occur whether or not anyone buys presents. It is a real event, worth celebrating the return of the sun. Don L. Nov 13, 2009 10:15 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Preview not available Alexander F. Nov 13, 2009 9:31 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Aly R A. Nov 13, 2009 1:15 AM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - charles w. Nov 12, 2009 8:02 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Since we mostly understand each oth David M Nov 12, 2009 6:35 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Zachary B. Nov 12, 2009 5:53 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - You (and Camilo if he meant what you think he meant) seem to feel that people believe in a god becaus David M Nov 12, 2009 5:37 PM
Re: [bostonatheists] Can evolution and religion co-exist? - Zachary B. Nov 12, 2009 4:29 PM

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