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Re: [cfi-bam] Dani wants you to support charity on SixDegrees.org with a Good Card - I consider Mercy Corps a Christian organization. While they doubtless do a lot of good work, I do not support the financially. John A. Dec 17, 2010 1:28 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Dani wants you to support charity on SixDegrees.org with a Good Card - Pepsi refresh project? How much of the donations are being used for corporate profits??? Some of user 1. Dec 17, 2010 1:21 PM
Dani wants you to support charity on SixDegrees.org with a Good Card - Hi Beaverton Atheist Meetup, This message has been sent to you from [address removed]. I just participated in Kevin Bacon's Pepsi Refresh Project by supporting my favorite charity on SixDegrees.org with a Good Card - a gift card for charity that DaniT Dec 17, 2010 10:29 AM
Social Interactions, not God, the Cause of Churchgoer Satisfaction? - (Why Religion Makes People Happier [Hint: Not God]) http://www.livescience.com/hea­lth/religion-happiness-church-­friends-101207.html "We found Michael G. Dec 7, 2010 11:59 AM
CFI Portland December happenings! - What is "Dark to Light"? What is "DARKTOLIGHT"? What's the difference?&n DaniT Dec 2, 2010 1:13 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - You can never tell the spam emails until you open up the email, but then you see its just a user 1. Dec 2, 2010 2:02 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] - While we're on the topic of secure passwords... i recommend people try lastpass.com . I've been using it for a year and rank it up there in usefulness with gmail. It's free and works across all platforms. Ve Kurt Nov 30, 2010 1:14 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - Well, yeah, there's nothing preventing ANYone from creating a "similar account" and trying to pass themselves off as someone else. Granted, stealing an address book would certainly make it easier to target folks who might be susceptible to s Michael G. Nov 30, 2010 11:23 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - Michael, That is worth a first try. However, it seems likely that the intruder simply stole the address book and has already made off wit John A. Nov 30, 2010 10:48 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - Generally, it means someone's password is compromised and they need to change it. They also need to change any security questions that might have been compromised due to the password compromise (if the party that compromised their account changed thei Michael G. Nov 30, 2010 10:28 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - Yes, and I note that you too have a Yahoo account. So you would rather that we continue to read your e-mails when they are valid but open them to find out if they are. Th John A. Nov 29, 2010 8:03 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - All public email accounts are at risk of this illegal use. My accounts and all of my freind user 1. Nov 29, 2010 6:35 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - Sorry, I meant to send the email just to her... not the whole meetup. Unless she responds in the next couple hours I will remove her from the email list until she fixes the problem. I know she is an actual person who belongs to our meetup and not a bot Kurt Nov 29, 2010 5:21 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: [cfi-bam] - I don't know Sari. If she is on the CFI-bam, she will likely read your message. Maybe she has infected meetup.com. I don't know how widely the message is being dist John A. Nov 29, 2010 5:11 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] - Sari, do you know that your email has sent out two SPAM messages in the last day? -Kurt On Nov 29,[masked]:08 PM, "Sari Pill" < [address removed] > wrote: Kurt Nov 29, 2010 4:49 PM
(no subject) - http://fixeyipa.t35.com/ user 9. Nov 29, 2010 4:08 PM
(no subject) - http://mitidomo.t35.com/ user 9. Nov 29, 2010 7:39 AM
Hitchens vs Blair debate - Christopher Hitchens is debating Tony Blair tomorrow, November 26th, at 4p DaniT Nov 25, 2010 12:51 PM
New Meetup: Discussion: Is Religion Inherently Dangerous? - Announcing a new Meetup for CFI Beaverton Atheists Meetup! What : Discussion: Is Religion Inherently Dangerous? When : Monday, December 13,[masked]:00 PM Glenn P. Nov 20, 2010 2:53 PM
New Meetup: NW Freethought Conference 2011 - Announcing a new Meetup for CFI Beaverton Atheists Meetup! What : NW Freethought Conference 2011 When : Friday, March 25,[masked]:00 PM Where DaniT Nov 19, 2010 5:34 PM
$10 for your favorite nonprofit - DaniT Nov 18, 2010 5:15 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] http://goo.gl/JjXp... - Methinks it's spam, and methinks NOT CLICKING it would be a WISE course of action. Too many spammers, scammers and drive-by viruses about these days... I put a few spaces in it below so it wouldn't be a clickable address anymore... Anyw Michael G. Nov 2, 2010 11:48 AM
http://goo.gl/JjXp... - http://goo.gl/JjXp user 9. Nov 2, 2010 11:38 AM
What's CFI got going on NOW? - What does DaniT Oct 29, 2010 3:06 PM
Reminder: We are collecting warm clothing for the homeless tonight at Sam Harris lecture - With the cold weather coming, life outdoors is becoming more challenging for the homeless. That is DaniT Oct 21, 2010 10:21 AM
New Meetup: Discussion: Between New Atheism and Accommodationism - Announcing a new Meetup for CFI Beaverton Atheists Meetup! What : Discussion: Between New Atheism and Accommodationism When : Monday, November 8,[masked]:00 PM Glenn P. Oct 19, 2010 11:58 AM
Homeless: Collecting warm clothing at Sam Harris lecture - With the cold weather coming, life outdoors is becoming more challenging for the homeless. That is why we will collect warm clothing for adults and children at the Sam Harris lecture. Please bring laundered WARM WINTER COATS/ HATS/ GLOVES SylviaB Oct 18, 2010 10:15 AM
BAM Monthly Meetup/Sam Harris/Portland Humanist Film Festival - Hey all, Just a quick reminder that, due to Sam Harris' appearance this month, as well as the Portland Humanist Film Festival just concluded, we expect to have a larger draw this month. So please RSVP early for BAM and bring your best conversat ShannonM Oct 11, 2010 9:28 PM
Remember the free Portland Humanist Film Fest this weekend! - Everyone, just a reminder that the Portland Humanist Film Fest is happening this weekend, with many interesting films about religion, ethics, GLBT, the environment, and other things, as well as lots and lots of humor. Kickoff is this Friday ev SylviaB Oct 7, 2010 1:11 PM
There's more going on than you know! - Did you know that CFI Portland has had 150 events in the past year? We ho DaniT Sep 30, 2010 5:24 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Re: - It looks like a great series. I love Alan Alda when he explains/investigates cool stuff.. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/humans­park/ ~Dan On Thu, Sep 30 Dan L. Sep 30, 2010 4:06 PM
Reminder: BBQ Potluck Saturday in Gresham - Everyone, just a quick reminder that there is a BBQ Potluck at Sherry's house in Gresham this Saturday at 4.00, with an informal membership meeting beforehand so you can keep up with what is happening at CFI and have some input. You SylviaB Sep 23, 2010 2:52 PM
New Meetup: Discussion Group: Emergence? - Announcing a new Meetup for CFI Beaverton Atheists Meetup! What : Discussion Group: Emergence? When : Monday, October 11,[masked]:00 PM Where Glenn P. Sep 23, 2010 12:15 AM
RE: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - All, (sorry for the delayed response) There's been lots of replies to my original posting about this video: "The Secret Life of Chaos (part 1/6) " http://www.youtube Phil Sep 21, 2010 8:26 PM
Sam Harris and Nukes (renamed from "Video - The Limits of Science") - Barret, As you can see, I've changed the subject line. Because you are correct that this email thread is off of the original topic. Thanks for sending the link that gives Sam Harris' response to the criticism that he advocates la Phil Sep 19, 2010 7:54 PM
RE: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - Keith P. Sep 16, 2010 3:30 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - Whoa, hold on. Let's take a step back and acknowledge something we all know. A nuclear first strike against Wasilla Alaska is scientifically proven to be a good idea. :-D Pardon the Dan P. Sep 16, 2010 11:26 AM
RE: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - user 1. Sep 16, 2010 10:27 AM
RE: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - Kurt, Barrett, and all, By any chance, did either of you watch the video link? I plan on repling to your emails this weekend when I have time to write a thoughtful (hopefully) response. So don't think I've forgotten about you Phil Sep 15, 2010 8:53 PM
RE: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - user 1. Sep 14, 2010 9:49 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - ��� Helen D. L. Sep 14, 2010 6:53 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - "I met someone tonight at the CFI Discussion group who claimed to be a polytheist." Tonight,William the?magician was quite the rambling man ~ Tryin to make a livin and doin the best he can;) May jesus buddha alla aliens confusion s yoginasser Sep 14, 2010 12:24 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Video - The Limits of Science - Do you disagree with the statement " Science doesn't explain everything. It explains ever Kurt Sep 13, 2010 11:38 PM
Video - The Limits of Science - Ok, the link I'm forwarding is actually to a video called: �� " The Secret Life of Chaos " But I think it could rightly be named " Phil Sep 13, 2010 8:58 PM
Hello - yoginasser Sep 9, 2010 10:27 PM
(no subject) - http://www.lio0.xpharmx.com -- Robert Greathouse, Portland By Night Mage LARP ST Life Feed: http://cyotee.mp Mage LARP Wiki: http://portlandrpg.wetpaint.co­m Robert G. Sep 8, 2010 7:39 PM
RE: Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - Keith P. Sep 6, 2010 3:16 PM
Re: Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - Helen D. L. Sep 6, 2010 1:45 PM
Re: Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - Clay P. Sep 6, 2010 12:01 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Letter to editor - Helen, You (and anyone else) can sign up here: http://groups.google.com/group­/CFIPDX-list Once you are signed up, if you send a message to Kurt Sep 5, 2010 11:59 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Letter to editor - Helen D. L. Sep 5, 2010 7:26 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - Helen D. L. Sep 5, 2010 3:30 PM
Letter to editor - In case you missed this letter to the editor of The Oregonian today on page D3, attached is a scan. John A. Sep 5, 2010 3:29 PM
Poverty, Affluence, and Affluence - Helen D. L. Sep 5, 2010 2:55 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - Nancy, I've taken the same path: too many emails, then indecipherable digests.? And the digest isn't just wordy- it plops every topic willy-nilly into the same strand. ? It was like someone threw all the pieces of several puzzles into a pile.? Joy Sep 5, 2010 8:18 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - One thing I found is that people are extremely difficult to coax into the action I desire... probably due to my crappy inter-personal skills. The best thing I can do is create things like this Listserv Etiquette page and hope for the best. When I Kurt Sep 4, 2010 10:13 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... Make Digest work acceptably PLEASE! - Kurt and list friends, I would like the Listserv Etiquette page to be emphatic about avoiding messages that make reading the daily Digest version of the list very painful. This is IMPORTANT because whenever a newbie complains of "too many mess Nancy Wirsig M. Sep 4, 2010 8:19 PM
Re: - I've Alma L. Sep 4, 2010 6:12 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] very interesting stuff on Afghanistan - This is a very informative video. The details are far in excess of what we see in the US press and TV coverage. John A. Sep 4, 2010 11:57 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] very interesting stuff on Afghanistan - I'm so glad the Aljazeera we have easy access to has nothing like the Aljazeera actually broadcast in the middle east. At least I hear they're very different. Robert Greathouse, Portland By Night Mage LARP ST Life Robert G. Sep 4, 2010 11:15 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - No, it's more that I'm willing to do what needs to be done. Most of the time when confronted with a issue, neither the stakes nor the consequences are very high, so not much needs to be considered, and compromises can be made. The consequences are Robert G. Sep 4, 2010 11:12 AM
very interesting stuff on Afghanistan - http://english.aljazeera.net/p­rogrammes/peopleandpower/2010/­09/201091142034452109.html Phil Sep 4, 2010 9:52 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 4, 2010 2:55 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... any additional suggestions? - Helen D. L. Sep 4, 2010 2:44 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 4, 2010 2:42 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - It's more a metaphor. But in a broader sense, who are we to judge the capabilities and worth of anyone's undertaking? I'm not an objective observer anymore then anyone else in the world. The ant may not be con Robert G. Sep 4, 2010 1:56 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... any additional suggestions? - Thanks for the suggestions. I've updated the "Listserv Etiquette" document. Michael, Helen, or anyone else ... if you want to join our new listserv , please join the group: Kurt Sep 4, 2010 1:34 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Ugh, small talk is so boring. And I can pontificate for hours. I mean look at us, we've taken over this thread. I think that's why I like geeks and specialists, they can obsess almost as much as I can. Robert Greathouse, Robert G. Sep 4, 2010 1:15 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 4, 2010 12:57 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Preview not available Helen D. L. Sep 4, 2010 12:45 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 4, 2010 12:35 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Thank you,?I'm flattered. I try. I see no meaning in life. It just is. Life happens and you clean up after it. There is no purpose to life. Rain, wind, mountains, stars, it all just happens. With no intended Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 11:32 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Pardon my little interjection, but you just reminded me of Albert Camus (the philosopher), who I was learning about via podcast today. Basically finding meaning in the absurdity of life which arises by our wanting life t Dan P. Sep 3, 2010 10:36 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Preview not available Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 10:30 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - True, our neurodiversity makes us unable to instinctively read emotions in others, and identify our own emotions. Most of the time for me it's like I'm watching it happen, while I'm experiencing it. It's hard for others to understand. Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 9:57 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... any additional suggestions? - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 9:11 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... any additional suggestions? - I'd add one that seems appropriate for most listservs: Keep it short. By this I mostly mean truncate long messages when replying. For instance, I've chopped about 5-6 pages of reply after reply after reply from the bottom of this mes Michael G. Sep 3, 2010 9:02 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 8:52 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 8:16 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 8:12 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... any additional suggestions? - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 8:03 PM
RE: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Keith P. Sep 3, 2010 12:06 PM
RE: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Keith P. Sep 3, 2010 11:53 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - I think it's important to disclose this sort of thing so people understand why I act odd and have weird opinions on things. If you'd like to discuss it more feel free to email me off the list. I have no problem with discussing it in a public forum Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 11:21 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - You were under no obligation to disclose this personal information about yourself. That is what made it bold and gutsy. It was personally fascinating to me. John A. Sep 3, 2010 10:51 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Preview not available Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 10:35 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Gutsy, bold? I know the definition, but I don't understand what you mean. It's who I am, and something I have to deal with. It's not going away, I can't take a pill, get a prosthetic, or undergo therapy. Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 10:26 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - I find your statement "But on another level I don't really get some of the complexities of human interaction. I'm autistic, high functioning, but still lacking natural empathy. I feel John A. Sep 3, 2010 10:01 AM
[cfi-bam] listserv etiquette ... any additional suggestions? - Keith, thanks for pointing those out. On our new listserv I created a listserv etiquette document that if people followed most the time would make our listservs flow better. Can anyone think of anything I missed? Kurt Sep 3, 2010 8:34 AM
RE: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Keith P. Sep 3, 2010 7:40 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 1:23 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - I was just making a joke as I found the juxtaposition of complex math and multidimensional graphs and politics humorous. But on another level I don't really get some of the complexities of human interaction. I'm autistic, high f Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 1:14 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - I would answer that this is not unique to our government. The list can apply to human nature or anything else. So to answer your question, right after Adam and Eve. John A. Sep 3, 2010 12:53 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 12:41 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - John, I generally agree with you. I only have to ask when did our government get so complicated you need 5 dimensional math to just describe your political standing? :) lol On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 12:16 AM, Helen Lipson Robert G. Sep 3, 2010 12:28 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 12:18 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 3, 2010 12:16 AM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - I got 100 and 100, complete libertarian. Not quite accurate, but good enough for this graph. On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Helen Lipson < hdlipson@comc Robert G. Sep 2, 2010 9:48 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Although I did not attempt to extend it beyond two dimensions and only used one dimension extensively in my post, the answer is that there are N dimensions where N is as large a numb John A. Sep 2, 2010 7:19 PM
Re: [cfi-bam] Politics and definitions - Helen D. L. Sep 2, 2010 5:58 PM

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