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Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Joanna, I will let you know how it goes :) Yes, I'm looking forward to our kid-friendly events. I'm glad you came up with that idea and it's getting organized. I'd be happy to help out in any way I can. Maybe I can plan one of the monthly events. Laura Laura Sep 27, 2011 10:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Tim C. Sep 27, 2011 10:51 AM
RE: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - I can't believe it's been popular enough to be passed around all these years! I think it's downright stupid. Thanks for checking it out. Laura ---- Marni Tiborsky wrote: > Yes, I have received this, too. According to s Laura Sep 27, 2011 10:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Thanks Ellen. I didn't realize there was any religious component to it. I was in Girl Scouts for a short time when I was a kid and didn't recall any God references. We found out about this Girl Scout meeting from her public school, so I figured it was a s Laura Sep 27, 2011 10:45 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Thanks Tim. Yes, the decision is hers. I just hope I didn't cause any future grief for her. I will be paying attention though. Laura ---- Tim Campbell wrote: > I think this is one of those judgement calls. I think you made the Laura Sep 27, 2011 10:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Thanks Randall. Isn't it crazy how "honoring God" is a test of character? I think honoring our own lives, the lives of others, and the world we live in is a better test of character. Taken from a favorite poem of mine, being faithless is more trustworthy. Laura Sep 27, 2011 10:29 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - I think you did the right thing Laura. Im sure the huddled ladies were a bit shocked at your protest probably because they were go along get along types that give no mind to the pledge or what it means. The "God" thing is probably considered a test of cha user 9. Sep 27, 2011 9:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Tim C. Sep 27, 2011 8:06 AM
Re: [humanism-174] First Cell? - Tim C. Sep 27, 2011 8:02 AM
Re: RE: [humanism-174] new website - Preview not available Mark T. Sep 27, 2011 8:00 AM
Re: RE: [humanism-174] new website - Preview not available Mark T. Sep 27, 2011 7:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Ellen Sep 27, 2011 7:37 AM
RE: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - Yes, I have received this, too. According to snopes.com , it's been floating around since 2001. http://www.snopes.com/glurge/r­apestop.asp Althou Marni T. Sep 27, 2011 7:23 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - It has always been my understanding that Girl/Boy Scouts are religious organizations; however, I Joanna Sep 27, 2011 6:43 AM
RE: [humanism-174] new website - Eric M Sep 27, 2011 1:31 AM
RE: [humanism-174] new website - Eric M Sep 27, 2011 1:30 AM
First Cell? - http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_­weblog/2011/09/did-life-on-ear­th-emerge-from-nonorganic-matt­er-todays-most-popular.html John user 1. Sep 27, 2011 1:15 AM
Re: [humanism-174] new website - Preview not available Mark T. Sep 27, 2011 1:02 AM
RE: [humanism-174] new website - Eric M Sep 27, 2011 12:39 AM
new website - Stupidly, I let the domains clevelandfreethinkers.com and clevelandfreethinkers.org expire... they originally were extra pointers to our meetup site. Mark T. Sep 27, 2011 12:38 AM
RE: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - You've received this before? This email has a challenge to the reader to forward the message and that only a select few are dedicated enough to act on the call to arms. I think we can employ similar tactics to ge them to challenge their own religious Eric M Sep 27, 2011 12:38 AM
RE: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - That's a good sign. A quiet xtian is a thinking xtian, or an unconscious one, either way, it's a good thing. -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of TheTrailerTrashKing Sent: Tuesday, Eric M Sep 27, 2011 12:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - The original story has been flying around the web for several years now. Every time one of my religious friends email it to me I bring up the same point. They never respond. John On Sep 26, 2011, at 11:25 PM, Eric M wr user 1. Sep 27, 2011 12:23 AM
Re: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - Tim C. Sep 27, 2011 12:18 AM
Re: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - LOL! Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Eric M" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Subject: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped Da Laura Sep 26, 2011 11:44 PM
RE: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - Corrected find an replace. Can you spot the differences? A teenage girl about 17 had gone to visit some friends one evening and time passed quickly as each shared their various experiences of the past year. She ended up staying longer than planned, an Eric M Sep 26, 2011 11:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Thanks for your response, Ginger. I have no problem throwing myself under the bus in situations like that, but I wondered if I should have just kept my mouth shut to protect my daughter from any prejudice. Then again, maybe I'm setting a good Laura Sep 26, 2011 11:30 PM
RE: [humanism-174] god won't let believers get raped - Did a little bit of find and replace to that story. Attack of the Pastafarians tonight! My sister-in-law, who is also an atheist, told me that she was offended by this post of a fb friend of hers. It got "likes" and repostings, but when she wrote her c Eric M Sep 26, 2011 11:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl Scouts - Within the last year I remember reading on their website that they have no official policy that you have to say God nor do they discriminate on the basis of religion or sexuality like the Boy Scouts. As a Brownie I remember saying some oath with God in it Ginger Sep 26, 2011 11:17 PM
god won't let believers get raped - Attack of the Christians tonight! My sister-in-law, who is also an atheist, told me that she was offended by this post of a fb friend of hers. It got "likes" and repostings, but when she wrote her comment, she got nothing. Here's what the post said: La Laura Sep 26, 2011 11:02 PM
Girl Scouts - This evening I took my daughter to an introductory Daisies (the younger version of Girl Scouts) meeting ONLY because she wanted to meet new friends so I'm letting her make the decisions on what she's interested and wants to join. If it was up to me I woul Laura Sep 26, 2011 10:44 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 9:05 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 9:02 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 8:57 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Preview not available Chris K Sep 26, 2011 8:39 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 8:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Preview not available Chris K Sep 26, 2011 8:08 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 7:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - This is the classic Euthyphro dilemma. Is it right because god commanded it or did god command it because it is right? Both possibilities are extremely problematic for believers. Chris K Sep 26, 2011 7:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 7:36 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Campaign aimed at the religious - Preview not available Ginger Sep 26, 2011 7:20 PM
Campaign aimed at the religious - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 6:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] First plug from PZ! - Seriously- these "rationalist rock stars" seldom make it to our area. Register! Register! Register! Students a mere $20. http://action.center Mark T. Sep 26, 2011 5:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] First plug from PZ! - No, because dinners are being pre-ordered. Last year was a pretty nice event. Real cloth napkins and everything. :) On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 5:09 PM, James Parasolick < Ginger Sep 26, 2011 5:32 PM
Re: [humanism-174] First plug from PZ! - On Sep 26, 2011, at 4:38 PM, G < [address removed] > wrote: James P. Sep 26, 2011 5:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] First plug from PZ! - BTW- All registrations must be recieved by tomorrow. I'm not sure if that should be interpreted as today is the last day or not. So do it now! On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 3:49 PM, G < Ginger Sep 26, 2011 4:38 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Arguably - Essays ? By Christopher Hitchens ? Book Review - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 4:06 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Internet the greatest threat to xtians - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 4:06 PM
Internet the greatest threat to xtians - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 4:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Arguably - Essays ? By Christopher Hitchens ? Book Review - I consider you an intellectual omnivore. I suppose that might mean more coming from the New York Times. On Sep 26,[masked]:55 PM, "Tim Campbell" < [address removed] & Willard B. Sep 26, 2011 3:59 PM
First plug from PZ! - Get ready, folks- he may be writing about those he meets at the banquet. Get your tickets! http://freethoughtblogs.com/ph­aryngula/2011/09/26/they-must-­ Ginger Sep 26, 2011 3:48 PM
RE: [humanism-174] The good Rabbi is at it again - Eric M Sep 26, 2011 3:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Google unfurls Dead Sea Scrolls - They describe it as a strange ranting. What if thousands of years from now someone finds a hard copy of some of the following sites and thinks it's a sacred writing? Tooten forbid.   http Ginger Sep 26, 2011 3:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Arguably - Essays ? By Christopher Hitchens ? Book Review - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 2:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] BBC drops Year of Our Lord - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 2:54 PM
Kuwait court jails tweeter for insulting Shiites - Kuwait court jails tweeter for insulting Shiites http://www.breitbart.com/artic­le.php?id=CNG.07e4e485d632e6bd­3d802d6be0ffada7.171&show_arti­cle=1 John user 1. Sep 26, 2011 2:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] The good Rabbi is at it again - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 2:46 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Arguably - Essays ? By Christopher Hitchens ? Book Review - "Intellectual omnivore". Nice. I look forward to it. On Sep 26,[masked]:51 PM, "TheTrailerTrashKing"­ < [address removed] > wrote: Willard B. Sep 26, 2011 2:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] BBC drops Year of Our Lord - Preview not available Randy Sep 26, 2011 1:35 PM
Re: [humanism-174] BBC drops Year of Our Lord - Greg P. Sep 26, 2011 12:54 PM
Google unfurls Dead Sea Scrolls - Google unfurls Dead Sea Scrolls - The Register John user 1. Sep 26, 2011 12:51 PM
BBC drops Year of Our Lord - http://www.express.co.uk/posts­/view/273683/-Atheist-BBC-drop­s-Year-of-Our-Lord John user 1. Sep 26, 2011 12:47 PM
Arguably - Essays ? By Christopher Hitchens ? Book Review - http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09­/11/books/review/arguably-essa­ys-by-christopher-hitchens-boo­k-review.htm?_r=1&WT.mc_id=AR-­PS-E-PS-TXT-ARTS-ROS-0911-NA&W­T.mc_ev=click John user 1. Sep 26, 2011 12:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - Ever heard "Raise Four" by Thelonious Monk? You can probably guess how he got the title. On Sep 26,[masked]:11 PM, "Mark Tiborsky" < [address removed] > wrote: Willard B. Sep 26, 2011 12:20 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - The beginning of "The Simpsons" theme also (on the "Simp" syllable). Diabolus lurks everywhere! :) On Sep 25,[masked]:52 PM, "Willard Brickey" < wbrick Mark T. Sep 26, 2011 12:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] The good Rabbi is at it again - The rabbi is truly clueless. I gave up commenting on his blog as his responses are as unintelligible as his rants. Chris Sent from my ayayayphone Chris K Sep 26, 2011 11:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] The good Rabbi is at it again - Yes, perfectly reasoned argument: we dont' know how life started - therefore GOD did it.  And of course we the religious are under no compunction to explain the where, how, why of this god. Religion - the science of the unknowable. Ray V Sep 26, 2011 11:01 AM
The good Rabbi is at it again - Another offering from Moshe Averick- this from an "intellectual" defender of faith, when I read awful articles like his I realize that we must have already won the intellectual debate & these articles are mostly pouting. Mark T. Sep 26, 2011 10:23 AM
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Re: [humanism-174] Why the Antichrist Matters in Politics - Tim C. Sep 26, 2011 7:16 AM
Why the Antichrist Matters in Politics - Preview not available Ellen Sep 26, 2011 5:23 AM
Undie Run - http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/s­tories/U/US_ODD_UNDIE_RUN?SITE­=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFA­ULT&utm_source=feedburner&utm_­medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%­3A+tbo%2Fap%2Fstrangenews+%28A­P+Offbeat+News%29 Religion mixing with the law aways gets my undies in a user 1. Sep 25, 2011 11:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Faster than light? - Tim C. Sep 25, 2011 9:39 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Faster than light? - Tim if this effect is real then the neutrinos from supper nova should arrive hours, days, weeks, or months before the light from the explosion. Since this doesn't happen it is more likely that some part of the experiment user 1. Sep 25, 2011 9:34 PM
Fwd: [CAA] Solar Imaging - Tim C. Sep 25, 2011 9:25 PM
Fwd: Faster than light? - Tim C. Sep 25, 2011 9:22 PM
Endangered species condoms - It should go without saying that everyone has the right to make their own decisions about these things, we all have to balance our personal feelings toward different values that conflict with one another. But this is a damn clever idea! Ginger Sep 25, 2011 8:54 PM
Becky Fisher is a child abuser - http://blog.case.edu/singham/2­011/09/25/abusing_the_minds_of­_children_in_the_name_of_god That sick woman from Jesus Camp is taking her show on th Ginger Sep 25, 2011 8:44 PM
Two for one at Holden Arboretum - Follow this link. 2 Tickets to be used within the year for $6 http://www.groupon.com/r/uu778­8412 Expires in 1 day, 3 hours, so hurry! Ginger Sep 25, 2011 8:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - That interval always makes me think of Leonard Bernstein's song "Maria" from West Side Story. The first two notes are an augmented fourth apart. On Sep 25,[masked]:59 AM, "Sam Salerno" < Willard B. Sep 25, 2011 4:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Colorful Hinduism - In photo #20, where a family is in their station wagon and a son is holding a statue, you can see the hands and feet of at least two young people on the car's roof rack... wonder how they chose which kids had to cling to the roof of the family car dur Ellen Sep 25, 2011 4:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Austalia's New Cult - I watched the whole thing.  Incredibly sad and disturbing. On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Chris K < [address removed] > wrote: Chris K Sep 25, 2011 3:39 PM
Religion is like a penis - This may have made the rounds before, but I thought it was amusing (and accurate). Greg P. Sep 25, 2011 12:40 PM
Bill Maher quote - Found on a Tumblr blog, but apparently this is from the closing of his film "Religilous". I know this is "preaching to the choir", but Bill Maher makes some great points here. "The irony of religion is that because of its power to divert man to Greg P. Sep 25, 2011 12:35 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Austalia's New Cult - He even looks like Koresh. On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 1:31 AM, Sam Salerno < [address removed] > wrote: Chris K Sep 25, 2011 8:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - I haven't heard a Krimson album yet that hasn't cast its evil upon me. Sam S. Sep 25, 2011 2:59 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - Not quite as many tritones in this one- however, this live rendition of "Lark's Tongues in Aspic II" from 20-odd years earlier is so diabolically evil that it makes that cartoon Marilyn Manson look like Martha Stewart, and Black Sabbath look Mark T. Sep 25, 2011 1:51 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - Blasphemer lol Sam S. Sep 25, 2011 1:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Austalia's New Cult - What's happening to these people is an extreme version of what happens to rest of the reli Sam S. Sep 25, 2011 1:31 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Austalia's New Cult - Yikes! I just finished Pt. 1... they really did a powerful story on this. He seems very Koresh-like. On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 12:49 AM, Joanna < [address removed] Mark T. Sep 25, 2011 1:25 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - Lol! And while I was listening, I felt a compelling urge to blaspheme against Odin & call Him a "winky" :) On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 1:08 AM, Sam Salerno < Mark T. Sep 25, 2011 1:18 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-God musical tones? - Funny, not only did I turn red while watching that video but I grew a set of horns, m Sam S. Sep 25, 2011 1:07 AM
Austalia's New Cult - Thought you'd all like to know that Jesus Christ has returned. Joke's on us naysayers, I g Joanna Sep 25, 2011 12:49 AM
Anti-God musical tones? - Legend has it that the tritone (two notes on the major scale, 3 whole tones apart... equivalent of "Do" together with a note between "Fa" and "So") was banned in Europe in the Middle Ages, by the Roman Catholic church: Mark T. Sep 25, 2011 12:29 AM
Go to Jail or Go to Church - Alabama Judge Gives Criminals Choice: Go to Jail or Go to Church | NBC Miami http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/w­eird/Church-or-Jail-Alabama-Ju­dge-Gives-Criminals-Choice-130­444648.html I wonder what happens if the offender is an atheist? Do they get to st user 1. Sep 24, 2011 2:51 PM
Public Safety Cited - West Hills Retiree Fined For Cross On Front Lawn; ‘Public Safety’ Cited « CBS Los Angeles http://losangeles.cbslocal.com­/2011/09/23/west-hills-retiree­-fined-for-cross-on-front-lawn­-public-safety-cited/ Neighbors worried about property values, n user 1. Sep 24, 2011 2:36 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reject All Religious Superstitions - This is strong in its message, but unlike the American Atheist one, "You know it's a myth" it's not at all ambiguous or potentially condescending. Straight forward, clear, good message. I call it a win. I wish they also i Ginger Sep 24, 2011 10:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Science Denial - Tim C. Sep 24, 2011 10:40 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Pinhead Jesus" & other infidel religious art - If we did a collection of religious themed art, it wouldn't have to be all blasphemous, either. It could be people's experiences with religion, memories, or other reflections represented in various ways. -- Ginger Sep 24, 2011 10:38 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Galileo - Tim C. Sep 24, 2011 10:26 AM

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