“ I've met so many great people. I hope to do more events like this. ”
— Eric T. on Mar 28, 2015.
“ Great group. ”
— Beth J. on Mar 21, 2015.
“ Since this was a lecture format, I was not able to interact much, so I can't say. ”
— janice on Feb 13, 2015.
“ Welcoming; interesting folks to talk to. ”
— Carol L. on Feb 1, 2015.
“ The greatest group of people you could find anywhere. They're such nice people for a bunch of heathens. :-} I like being part of a group who are orders of magnitude smarter than I. It's liftupping. ”
— Dale on Dec 21, 2014.
“ Wonderful, as always ”
— mardell on Dec 12, 2014.
“ Everyone I've met has been kind and welcoming. Thank you all very much. And, I thank your parents and the people who built the road that took me there today. ”
— Carol L on Nov 23, 2014.
“ Refreshing ”
— Dale H. on Oct 26, 2014.
“ Enjoyed the first philosophy meeting. Looking for some more to come! ”
— Christopher D. on Aug 14, 2014.
“ Very nice people! ”
— Hong W. on May 15, 2014.
“ The greatest Freethought organization on Earth! ”
— Ray V on May 14, 2014.
“ Best time I've had in months!! We should do this again soon! ”
— JJ on May 4, 2014.
“ It was nice to finally meet many of the group face to face. ”
— Michael A. B. on Apr 18, 2014.
“ The presentation of evolution was fascinating. ”
— Naveen on Mar 31, 2014.
“ If I keep hanging around with you guyd, I know I&#039;ll end up in hell!! ”
— Michael A. H. on Feb 26, 2014.
“ Very interesting bunch of people! ”
— Diane on Feb 22, 2014.
“ very interesting group. Fun, too, I would love to come to more events! ”
— Dana Y. on Dec 15, 2013.
“ Lots of fun! A feast of food and conversation. Kudos to the West Siders who braved the snow. ”
— Kat B. on Dec 14, 2013.
“ I had a great time. I found it very interesting. ”
— Susan H. on Dec 13, 2013.
“ good planning - good food - nice people ”
— Roni & Elliott B. on Oct 20, 2013.
“ Good people. I've formed great relationships with people in this group. ”
— Robyn on Oct 5, 2013.
“ Everyone in the group is friendly and easy to talk to. I felt very welcomed by them. A BIG TWO THUMBS UP!!! ”
— Ray G. on Aug 20, 2013.
“ Very good, I like the atmospher. ”
— Chantal D. on Aug 19, 2013.
“ Thanks for attending folks. I thought all went smoothly and I hope everybody had as much fun as I did. I'm impressed the Mayor showed up to greet us. The world is changing. ”
— Mark F. on Aug 18, 2013.
“ Did not get to engage in conversation but everybody seemed friendly and inquisitive about the world around them. ”
— Mike on Aug 3, 2013.
“ Nice folks. ”
— Patty M. on Jul 6, 2013.
“ A great group of friendly and intelligent people ”
— Kathy L. on Jun 17, 2013.
“ I am getting involved in more things now and hope to get to attend more events soon. ”
— Rainy on Jun 12, 2013.
“ very positive ”
— Robert G. on May 26, 2013.
“ Great meetup! Love this group. ”
— Laura on May 25, 2013.
“ Great people. I wish I were well so I could hang out with them more. ”
— Janelle B on May 9, 2013.
“ gotta love these godless people ”
— Alida t. on Apr 25, 2013.
“ great hike, beautiful views. thanks for getting me energized for summer ”
— Nita on Apr 6, 2013.
“ Good and very interesting folks. ”
— ken on Mar 23, 2013.
“ As always, what a wonderful bunch of people. Need to stay in touch more. ”
— Jim L. on Mar 22, 2013.
“ A group of friends imbued with curiosity. ”
— Avtar A. on Mar 8, 2013.
“ I've found what I've been searching for my whole life. I'm serious. I'm so excited to move forward & go to other meetings. Meeting others who share the same mind set & KNOW there is no imaginary being to guide their life. I hope to find intelligant conversation, fun & learn. Now that I know a lot of peeps. it just gets better & better. We must find a wat to separate church & gov't. ”
— laura s. on Mar 8, 2013.
“ It is refreshing to chat with like-minded people, hear different points of view, expand my awareness. ”
— Karen on Feb 1, 2013.
“ Just the best group ever. ”
— Sam S. on Jan 27, 2013.
“ great group of people, thoughtful and kind and fun ”
— Richard S. on Jan 27, 2013.
“ This group is amazing! ”
— Marni T. on Jan 19, 2013.
“ The lecture was quite interesting! Dinner afterwards at Maya Restaurant was fun, too. Great food and many different conversations going on! ”
— Suzy W. on Jan 18, 2013.
“ The salt of the earth Thanks so much ”
— Shlomoh on Jan 18, 2013.
“ A good group of people. ”
— Bill D on Dec 23, 2012.
“ Stimulating ”
— Margot J. on Dec 15, 2012.
“ The get-together afterwards at the Cornerstone Brewery was great. I got to meet other members and converse with them. Hope to do it again. ”
— Bob G. on Nov 17, 2012.
“ I have attended about three meetings, and the discussions in most cases are interesting and stimulating, making me think about various isusses ”
— Edward B. on Sep 30, 2012.
“ the women I met were fun and since I am new to the group they gave me a lot of information. I would like to attend a regular meeting some time soon. ”
— jackie t. on Aug 31, 2012.
“ Real nice people with great ideas! ”
— Linas K M. on Jun 12, 2012.
“ A1 group of people! ”
— Gordon on Jun 12, 2012.
“ Wonderful bunch of intelligent people. ”
— Dwayne & Julie V. on Jun 10, 2012.
“ Great group of people! Some very interesting characters :) ”
— Jayne E. on Apr 23, 2012.
“ Great group of people, love being around fellow Freethinkers and will defiantly join weekly meetups with the crew... ”
— Mika fruitarian v. on Apr 7, 2012.
“ Very nice to be surrounded by like minds. ”
— Rich on Feb 5, 2012.
“ Peer interaction. ”
— chuck p. on Feb 2, 2012.
“ I'm a member! lol ”
— Tim C. on Jan 15, 2012.
“ We need a bigger room. ”
— Steven F. on Dec 16, 2011.
“ The people are all very nice. I'm glad I joined. ”
— Wendy R. on Dec 5, 2011.
“ My second meetup. Impressed with how friendly everyone I meet is. I find the conversations, as varied as they are, very stimulating, open-minded and intelligent. Thanks, Nita, for suggesting this group to me. ”
— Ken on Nov 29, 2011.
“ We met new thinkers and enjoyed talking with them. We are looking forward to future meetups. ”
— Debra H. on Nov 18, 2011.
“ I've been to three meetups so far. I'm not comfortable in groups but there are a lot of friendly people in this group. The meetups are an opportunity for me to come out of my shell and get to know people while they get to know me. Religion taught me to deny my humanity, my essential self; not so sure who I am, or who I want to become. I feel attracted to non-believers. I never could relate to religion. ”
— William J Dowling J. on Oct 30, 2011.
“ It was my first time at a Freethinkers Meetup. Several members went out of their way to make me feel welcome, and found the members in general to be very intelligent, interesting, and friendly. ”
— Glen on Oct 29, 2011.
“ A great group--fun and diverse conversation, great people to know. ”
— Peter S. on Aug 6, 2011.
“ I think the ones I met were swell folks and I hope to make more of the outings, same for the drinking skeptically group, and I hope to meet more in the future! ”
— Don M on Jul 26, 2011.
“ Generally a good group of people, good petters. ”
— Pitch on May 23, 2011.
“ I think that this group is filled with witty and inteligent individuals. ”
— Melodye G. on May 1, 2011.
“ Fun group of folks. So glad I joined! ”
— Chris K on Mar 27, 2011.
“ Good group for those who like thinking, and like people who think and discuss without fear. ”
— Dave H. on Mar 10, 2011.
“ Food for the Brain .... A mind expanding group - love it ! ”
— Val on Feb 20, 2011.
“ Nice folks so far, I still have my wallet and my smile, so, they must be allright. Actually didn't have time to mingle much due to the late ending and the bitter cold outside, but everyone seemed nice. Looking forward to future meetings ”
— Henry C. on Feb 10, 2011.
“ This was my first venture with the group, combined the Skeptics, and I had a wonderful time. Waiting for the next MU. ”
— Bonita A. D. on Jan 30, 2011.
“ Love the group! Fun & friendly people! ”
— Karen S on Jan 9, 2011.
“ Bunch of hacks! lol. No, everyone is so nice in the group, it's just refreshing to have totally open and critical discussions in a respectful forum. ”
— Chris on Dec 10, 2010.
“ They are part my Family, I wish to share them with the World:) ”
— Lisa M. on Oct 17, 2010.
“ Because we're awesome, duh lol! Because we are passionate about what is true, because we value reasonable, democratic discourse and have fun while doing so. ”
— Miguel on Sep 26, 2010.
“ Really nice group! ”
— Shellie L. on Sep 20, 2010.
“ Thinking is still free (for now). Be a freethinker with us! ”
— Jack L. on Aug 29, 2010.
“ I think favorably of the Freethinkers.....a more diverse group (philisophically) than I expected and quite able to explore issues while getting along....this response based on the emails as much as this meeting. ”
— Chris L on Jul 4, 2010.
“ It represents a wide variety of people, experience and ages. It is supportive, friendly and intelligent. ”
— Rafiq M. on Jul 4, 2010.
“ If you're tired of the dogma spouted by people and politicians bent on eliminating one of Norman Rockwell's famous four freedoms, the freedom of religion--a freedom that exists only as long as we maintain the separation of church and state--you will find this group a breath of fresh air. ”
— Cloudberry on Jun 20, 2010.
“ Where else can you enjoy sustained rational conversation? ”
— Jay D. G. on Jun 13, 2010.
“ Gracious and interesting people. ”
— Frank S. on Jun 13, 2010.
“ This is a truly gracious and interesting group of people. Join us for lively conversation, friendly debates and to hear some fascinating "testimonies" of formerly religious people! ”
— Sharon W. on May 23, 2010.
“ Freethinkers think freely. ”
— Mark R. O. on May 23, 2010.
“ You are not alone! ”
— Jim H on May 23, 2010.
“ I am very proud to be a part of this meetup group! It is chock full of interesting, intelligent, fun people. ”
— Mark T. on May 13, 2010.
“ There isn't enough mainstream discussion on important topics that effect us all. ”
— Chris B. on Apr 28, 2010.
“ The people seem genuinely nice and it is an excellent way to have good conversation without feeling the need to self-censor. ”
— Tiffany on Jan 10, 2010.
“ This group allows people to voice their opinion without feeling like they are going to be crucified for doing so... no pun intended.... well maybe a little. ”
— Greg on May 19, 2009.
“ To be part of a free - thinking group of people who know how to relax, and ejoy. ”
— Mary V on Mar 22, 2009.
“ A meetup group is a great way to express feelings and ideas without someone thinking you have three heads. Also, many felt the same way I did, I am a good person, not the immoral whack job they portray us to be. It is their effort to keep people from joining groups like this if they have any fear of being "different" from the norm. ”
— Tom S. on Nov 23, 2008.
“ The idiots are taking over and we gotta stop 'em! ”
— Wes on Aug 3, 2008.
“ To find open-minded people to talk to and be able to express themselves without fear. ”
— Ants F. on Mar 28, 2008.
“ I enjoyed the spring hike as well as the fellowship both during the hike and afterwards at the restaurant. I've been on other hikes which either left me exhausted or couldn't even finish, so I really enjoyed that this one was do-able and enjoy-able. ”
— Sue B. on May 3, 2015.
“ Thanks for having another Carl Sagan Day. I didn't want the chiropractic injury to prevent me from coming. Thanks Lisa for your assistance. I will be getting a muscle relaxer and physical therapy. Thanks Sam, for getting my car out. That little kitten is adorable. ”
— Ausha A. on Nov 10, 2014.
“ Lots of real people. ”
— NKC on Apr 18, 2013.
“ it's better than joining a group of lemmings who just want a great view of the bottom of a cliff because they believe there are a bunch of pillows down there to give them a soft landing. And the 71 virgins. (Tricked ya into believing there was 72, didn't we?) ”
— Chris S. on Feb 14, 2009.
“ With the next meeting I would really like to have the group make a decision regarding getting something posted online on our own website. Even a number of limited comments and short articles would be a good introduction to people who have not visited Meetup.com. DaThinker - Over and Out! ”
— Mark on May 24, 2007.