Re: [humanism-174] negative Atheist press

From: Sam S.
Sent on: Monday, December 31, 2012 12:16 PM
Awesome ideas Joanna. I'm up for trying some of this stuff. Shirts, shaking hands, awesome stuff. I know you are a busy woman, but you have great ideas. Happy New Years.

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 11:17 AM, Joanna <[address removed]> wrote:
I think the volunteer activity being planned is a great start. Unfortunately, I can't participate because I have other plans for the 12th, but if we continue to do such activities and wear our atheism on our sleeves doing so, it could make a difference. Of course, we can make a difference with the people who directly touch our lives.  For the others, perhaps we can set aside atheist attention days. Design ourselves some t-shirts that have labels: "Mom, wife, content developer, blood donor, volunteer...ATHEIST" and wear those out on these days with a goal of shaking a stranger's hand and talking with them about these perceptions. Or, we hand out some cards or something. 
 


 

 

 

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From: Sam Salerno <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Mon, December 31,[masked]:59:05 AM

Subject: Re: [humanism-174] negative Atheist press

 You guys all have good points. I would like to see some positive Atheist representation out there though.I know we're good and intelligent people. But this is the kind of shit that gets passed around the world about us. And all is fair in the market place of ideas. But like I said, I would like to see some of our real ideas out there.

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Tim Campbell <[address removed]> wrote:
They have Pat Robertson and Glenn Beck, and centuries worth of ignorance and bigotry and the conning of the people.  We have this:
 
In a message dated 12/31/[masked]:11:19 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Eh. It doesn't bother me because it's a demonstration of ignorance that I've seen a bit too much. If it's an Internet video, I just roll my eyes and move on. If someone in real life presents something like this to me, I'll challenge them to prove any of those points about real-life atheists.  All we can do is be the best humans we can and try to change this ignorant perception. I'm excited to see what we can do with the NEOFS.  Chin up and smile. :) An atheist thinks your cool.
 



 

 


 

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From: Sam Salerno <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Sun, December 30,[masked]:43:17 PM
Subject: [humanism-174] negative Atheist press

Does this bother anyone else but me?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fdnWwlZCsSw




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