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Re: [humanism-174] Lots of Skepticon 4 videos out on youtube now. - Preview not available Ginger Nov 25, 2011 7:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Do you think most atheists think believers are stupid and/or crazy? -  I can not speak for everyone. But I think it's ridiculous to think religious people are stupid.The fact of the matter is most religious people are just following their ancestors. We are all mostly people capable of intelligent thinking. It's whet Sam S. Nov 25, 2011 7:00 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Lots of Skepticon 4 videos out on youtube now. - Eric M Nov 25, 2011 6:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Lots of Skepticon 4 videos out on youtube now. - Preview not available Sam S. Nov 25, 2011 6:43 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Do you think most atheists think believers are stupid and/or crazy? - Eric M Nov 25, 2011 6:42 PM
Do you think most atheists think believers are stupid and/or crazy? - I think a lot of believers think the majority of us think this. I certainly do not, and most of us used to be believers, sometimes very fervent ones like Matt DIllahunty or people in our own group. There are a lot of factors at play- emotional, lack of ex Ginger Nov 25, 2011 6:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Lots of Skepticon 4 videos out on youtube now. - Cool. I will check the videos out. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Eric M" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Laura Nov 25, 2011 5:53 PM
Lots of Skepticon 4 videos out on youtube now. - Eric M Nov 25, 2011 5:18 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Check out Funds Restored to Build the James Webb Space Telescope | Observatio - I am happy to see our govt' funding something besides war. I know if the Republican fundies had their way this would not be happening. On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 1:35 PM, Tim Campbell < Sam S. Nov 25, 2011 5:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Let us not forget the Great Descecration by PZ Myers- http://scienceblogs.com/pharyn­gula/2008/07/the_great_desecra­tion.php Good thing he didn't grind up a bunch Ginger Nov 25, 2011 4:45 PM
He boiled for your sins - http://shop.cafepress.com/athe­ism?cmp=fb_atheist-f&pid=6­673149&utm_medium=omm&­utm_source=facebo Ginger Nov 25, 2011 4:37 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - How about meat cupcakes? Is it meat or is it cake? Where are the philosophers when you need them. http://www.sodahead.com/living­/meat-cupcakes-gross-or-great/­question-2299733/?uuid=c301f63­5265d4337961b3f11dd2c725a John On Nov 25, 2011, at 9:11 AM user 1. Nov 25, 2011 10:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Lonely Atheist Jew - I thought the same thing...he just doesn't have any atheist friends. Nathan [address removed] On 11/25/2011 9:24 AM, G wrote: > Well just wanting a god, perhaps a just and loving one isn't so bad, but what bugs me is, “I think belief i user 9. Nov 25, 2011 9:58 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Lonely Atheist Jew - Well just wanting a god, perhaps a just and loving one isn't so bad, but what bugs me is, “I think belief is a gift, and that people of faith are lucky. There’s such loneliness in being an atheist, because you’re not part of a community. So this sho Ginger Nov 25, 2011 9:24 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - In researching the answer to this question I came about "substance" theory which seems to be a philosophical idea invented to allow the church to say the wafers to actually turn into the body of Christ while explaining why it doesn't look like muscle cell Ginger Nov 25, 2011 9:11 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Lonely Atheist Jew - Preview not available Ellen Nov 25, 2011 6:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Advent Hell - Yikes, those cute cardboard Advent calendars are surprisingly dangerous... and I thought they just hid pieces of crappy chocolate ;-) On 11/23/11, TheTrailerTrashKing wrote: > http://life.nationalpost.com/2­011/11/22/m Ellen Nov 25, 2011 6:50 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Lol! You all crack me up! On 11/23/11, Ants Fujinaga wrote: > Careful or you'll cause another schism... like the time when they had wars > about whether the substance of the father was identical to the substance of > the son or Ellen Nov 25, 2011 6:35 AM
Re: [humanism-174] God rest ye merry... - We can enjoy Macbeth without believing in ghost or witches, we can read the Odyssey and Iliad without ­believing in cyclopes or Zeus. If we can extract and appreciate the art from one expired religion we can do it for the next.   Ray V Nov 24, 2011 11:20 PM
Re: [humanism-174] God rest ye merry... - Tim C. Nov 24, 2011 11:00 PM
Re: [humanism-174] God rest ye merry... - Tim C. Nov 24, 2011 10:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] God rest ye merry... - Preview not available Willard B. Nov 24, 2011 7:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Preview not available user 2. Nov 24, 2011 6:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] God rest ye merry... - It doesn’t bother me. There is great deal of religious art that I love whether it is Raphael or El Greco. In music Holst's" The Hymns of Jesus" and works too numerous to mention. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir puts on fantastic PBS shows. The quality of th user 9. Nov 24, 2011 6:19 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Science vs. religion- for kids! - Lol. That is similar. I like that one! Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "G" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> S Laura Nov 24, 2011 4:39 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Sam, offer to say grace: Our brains, which art in our heads, treasured be thy names. Thy reasoning come. The best you can do be done on earth as it is. Give us this day new insight to resolve conflicts and ease pain. And lead us not into supernatural e Laura Nov 24, 2011 4:32 PM
God rest ye merry... - It's been observed more than once in this forum that much of the world's greatest art is religious. Obviously this includes music. I was very involved in music in junior high and high schools. Not even considering instrumental music, I was Willard B. Nov 24, 2011 4:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Thank you G. I am thankful for this group also. Thanksgiving is at my house and already the god talk is starting. Freethinkers please save me!!!!! On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 11:52 AM, G < Sam S. Nov 24, 2011 4:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - LOL!  I'm guessing you meant chakras... hey, at this point, I'm willing to try just about anything  ;-)  If my current job goes away I'd even consider an exorcism... especially since you've already got the priest outfit! Ellen Nov 24, 2011 2:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - I'm thankful for many things. This group is one of them. I was in the kitchen loading my plate when my sister in law said "Chris, come to the table. We're going to say grace.". Chris K Nov 24, 2011 2:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Science vs. religion- for kids! - Tim C. Nov 24, 2011 1:49 PM
Check out Funds Restored to Build the James Webb Space Telescope | Observatio - Tim C. Nov 24, 2011 1:35 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Ellen, is the fact that your jobs keep disappearing due to some supper natural force that we don't know about? Shall we hold a seance to align the auroras or something? I think we should have as special meet user 1. Nov 24, 2011 1:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Likewise to everyone's sentiments. This group is a big part of my Ohio "family" and the main reason I've stayed here even when my jobs kept disappearing and my closest family is 5 hrs away. Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving! Ellen Nov 24, 2011 1:17 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - And of course my two cents :) This group is the greatest. I don't think anyone realizes how truly special all you guys are to me, for so many reasons. This group is more like a family to me than my own!  Happy Thanksgiving! :) Marni H. Nov 24, 2011 1:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Same here to all of you. Thanks! I've become more enlightened, educated, and confident since joining. And, for that I'm eternally grateful. Nathan user 9. Nov 24, 2011 12:37 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Tim C. Nov 24, 2011 12:27 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Thanks for this Ginger. I agree. This is a great group, because of the fact, that it is made up of great people. I am thankful that I am part of it! Have a Happy Thanksgiving everyone.                               ­                        Randy Nov 24, 2011 12:24 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Me too,  have a great day everyone. Ray  On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 11:52 AM, G < [address removed] > wrote: Ray V Nov 24, 2011 12:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - Me, too!  I am thankful for all the great people I have met, the enduring friendships that have developed, and the island of sanity & learning which y'all provide. Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone :) Mark T. Nov 24, 2011 12:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - I second that sentiment. Have a nice day everyone! Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "G" <[address removed]> To: <humanism-174@meetup. Laura Nov 24, 2011 12:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] One thing I am thankful for... - DITTO!! --- On Thu, 11/24/11, G <[address removed]> wrote: mardell Nov 24, 2011 12:05 PM
One thing I am thankful for... - All of you! I am thankful for this group! Hope you have a nice thanksgiving and spend it with the many people you care about. -- *  *  * Ginger Nov 24, 2011 11:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Science vs. religion- for kids! - Here is a similar one someone linked to in the comments- http://youtu.be/Ln8De-KH2aE On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 10:21 AM, G < Ginger Nov 24, 2011 11:51 AM
Science vs. religion- for kids! - http://freethoughtblogs.com/ph­aryngula/2011/11/24/yes-the-re­ligion-and-science-conflict-on­ly-cuter/ -- Ginger Nov 24, 2011 10:21 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Careful or you'll cause another schism... like the time when they had wars about whether the substance of the father was identical to the substance of the son or whether there was an iota of a difference! On Wed, Nov Ants F. Nov 23, 2011 11:16 PM
Climategate II - Uh oh, here comes Climategate II http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/n­ews/jamesdelingpole/100119087/­uh-oh-global-warming-loons-her­e-comes-climategate-ii/ John user 1. Nov 23, 2011 7:43 PM
Hate crime charges filed in Amish beard cutting - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/23/­justice/amish-beard-charges/?h­pt=hp_t3 John user 1. Nov 23, 2011 7:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Well that explains the halo over your head when you are outside at night! Ray  On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Mark Tiborsky < spony Ray V Nov 23, 2011 5:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - I want to know what part of jesus Im chewing on........ ---- G wrote: > Had they been activated by the Priest yet so they'd turn into Jesus? If > not, they only turned into simple sugars. What if someone unfit receives > the user 9. Nov 23, 2011 4:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Jacoby skewers ridiculous GOP "faith forum" - Great column! That obnoxious self serving pile of muck at the forum was a disgrace to political discourse. The anti -intellectual wave rolling over the republican field apparently has reached a new low....... ---- Mark Tiborsky wrot user 9. Nov 23, 2011 4:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Had they been activated by the Priest yet so they'd turn into Jesus? If not, they only turned into simple sugars. What if someone unfit receives the host? That happened to my brother by accident. Did the wafer still turn into Jesus? Ginger Nov 23, 2011 3:25 PM
Jacoby skewers ridiculous GOP "faith forum" - I love it when Susan Jacoby comes out a-swingin' :) "Imagine that the year is 1932 and presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt, instead of addressing himself to the economic paralysis that has gripped the nation, talks endlessly a Mark T. Nov 23, 2011 3:13 PM
Advent Hell - http://life.nationalpost.com/2­011/11/22/my-atheist-brothers-­and-sisters-be-prepared-for-ad­vent-and-the-rough-road-ahead/­ John user 1. Nov 23, 2011 3:02 PM
Lonely Atheist Jew - http://www.jewishtribune.ca/Tr­ibuneV2/index.php?option=com_c­ontent&task=view&id=5103&Itemi­d=53 John user 1. Nov 23, 2011 2:58 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Lol! I may have told this on the forum before- Since I was never a Catholic I never received communion. However- when I was around 11 or 12, my friend Jim T. served as an altar boy at Holy Cross Church... he stole a pack of Jesii wafers, and we Mark T. Nov 23, 2011 2:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - No idea about these generational names, but everyone around me is spawning like nobody's business. I'm holding out. On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 4:44 AM, Laura < Ants F. Nov 23, 2011 7:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - I actually quite liked the wafers. I found them subtle, unlike the silly arguments that went along with them. On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:52 PM, Randy < randyman72@gmai Ants F. Nov 23, 2011 7:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - I know, it is weird to think about. Time goes by fast. I just read about why each generation was labeled in that way. There are other labels that I am more familiar with. When I get on my pc I will have to email some links. Interesting Laura Nov 23, 2011 7:44 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Perhaps not unexpectedly, I can't think of too many people I know who fall into the "silent" category! I suppose because there are so many baby boomers- the parents of gen xers Ginger Nov 23, 2011 7:33 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - The Greatest, the Silents, the Millenials.... I feel stupid now. I've never heard of those labels before. I'm curious about the Silents label. I learn something new every day! Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone Laura Nov 23, 2011 7:20 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Thank Goodness! - Very good points. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "G" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Subject: [humanism-174 Laura Nov 23, 2011 7:00 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Announcing new meetup: The Big Lebowski Movie Night - To err is human, to Arrrrrgh is pirate. Ray  On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Randy < [address removed] > wrote: Ray V Nov 23, 2011 2:10 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Announcing new meetup: The Big Lebowski Movie Night - "To err is human, to forgive, divine."! On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Tim Campbell < [address removed] > wrote: Randy Nov 23, 2011 1:54 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - "Our Guy of Guacamole". MMMM! Sacrilicious! On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Mark Tiborsky < [address removed] > wrote: Randy Nov 23, 2011 1:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] G.O.P. (Goofy Outmoded Peons) - "Nun buns" are an "Immaculate Confection"! On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 7:26 PM, G < [address removed] > wrote: Randy Nov 23, 2011 1:43 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Thank Goodness! - Tim C. Nov 23, 2011 12:17 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Sex abuse allegations at St. Ignatius HS - Tim C. Nov 23, 2011 12:15 AM
Sex abuse allegations at St. Ignatius HS - They are from 30 years ago or more. But no signs that the school is trying to cover anything up (maybe long ago, but not now). In fact, new allegations came forth after they alerted alumni in a letter. All information is being sent to the authorities. How Ginger Nov 23, 2011 12:11 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Thank Goodness! - Preview not available Sam S. Nov 23, 2011 12:07 AM
Re: [humanism-174] republicans in a nutshell - This is hard for me to watch as they pile on the goo....! The maudlin groveling over God and sucking up to voters over their faith. The only time I would ever consider praying is if one these people win the election.....LOL ---- G user 9. Nov 22, 2011 11:05 PM
Thank Goodness! - Preview not available Ginger Nov 22, 2011 10:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] republicans in a nutshell - Click this link and you will be taken to Rick Perry- http://youtu.be/aY8Zw5NzUXQ?t=­42m24s   He talks about how astonishing it is that one of them may get the opportunity to rule with their "intellect& Ginger Nov 22, 2011 9:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] No Ice Cream for Atheists - I have not yet met one person on this planet who agrees with everything that I agree with. And if anyone claims that they have, I'm calling bullshit. On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:06 PM, James Parasolick Sam S. Nov 22, 2011 9:46 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Ohio Billboards.. - PZ posted on it! http://freethoughtblogs.com/ph­aryngula/2011/11/22/another-wi­ldly-successful-billboard-camp­aign/ Ginger Nov 22, 2011 9:38 PM
Re: [humanism-174] No Ice Cream for Atheists - Well, that's the great thing about not having any popes over atheism. We don't have to agree about everything, and in this case James P. Nov 22, 2011 9:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Expedition 29 Crew Lands - Or controlled crashing, as I've heard it described by some. ;-P On Nov 22, 2011 James P. Nov 22, 2011 8:57 PM
republicans in a nutshell - This post in Jerry Coynes WEIT blog pretty much says it all   http://whyevolutionistrue.word­press.com/2011/11/21/republica­ns-insane-want-to- Sam S. Nov 22, 2011 8:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] G.O.P. (Goofy Outmoded Peons) - I'm a "nun-faithist"? For some reason I keep picturing a nun wearing a coffee cake on her head.   Or maybe that's the "nun bun" trying to give me a revelation. Ginger Nov 22, 2011 7:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Santorum- Biblical law nothing like Sharia law - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 7:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Santorum- Biblical law nothing like Sharia law - I often wonder how these self righteous people are all over a woman's personal rights to do as she wants with her body, but have no problem sending our kids off to war. On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Tim Campbell Sam S. Nov 22, 2011 7:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Santorum- Biblical law nothing like Sharia law - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 7:12 PM
Santorum- Biblical law nothing like Sharia law - Good to know! http://freethoughtblogs.com/di­spatches/2011/11/22/santorums-­plan-for-christian-sharia/   Ginger Nov 22, 2011 7:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] EU bans the use of claim that "water prevents dehydration" - Dr. Novella discusses and some of the comments help to understand more of what is happening here as well. http://theness.com/neurologica­blog/i Ginger Nov 22, 2011 6:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] G.O.P. (Goofy Outmoded Peons) - Herman Cain "A wider gap between people of faith and people of nun-faith (his pronunciation)." "As people of faith we have not fought back" WTF?  What a joke these people are.  On Tue, N Chris K Nov 22, 2011 4:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] delightful - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 4:32 PM
Re: [humanism-174] delightful - Yeah, piss on 'em and make sure you have a video camera handy and post it on the Internet! Haha! Nathan Sent from my iPhone On Nov 22, 2 user 9. Nov 22, 2011 4:29 PM
Re: [humanism-174] delightful - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 4:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] G.O.P. (Goofy Outmoded Peons) - Haven't watched one debate once, but maybe I will if I: Need a good belly laugh Need my hiccups frightened out of me Have a hairball lodged in my throat and need some involuntary parastaltic contraction of the Ginger Nov 22, 2011 4:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] G.O.P. (Goofy Outmoded Peons) - Gag me with a spoon. When they try to out -God each other I get embarrassed. It stinks to Heaven (so to speak)! LOL ---- Mark Tiborsky wrote: > Republicans compete for the title of "Christiest". To his credit, Ron Paul > is the le user 9. Nov 22, 2011 3:58 PM
Re: [humanism-174] delightful - Preview not available Ginger Nov 22, 2011 3:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] delightful - No argument from me on that. Sent from my ayayayphone On Nov 22, 2011, at 3:01 PM, Marni Tiborsky < evolutiongirl321@gmai Chris K Nov 22, 2011 3:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Ohio Billboards.. - Maybe this can be referred to FFRF. It's not really a church/state issue. But they have had their tussles with billboard reps. On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 12:33 PM, Marni Tiborsky < Sam S. Nov 22, 2011 3:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] delightful - Preview not available Marni H. Nov 22, 2011 3:01 PM
delightful - http://milesamoore.com/2011/11­/11/eu-censors-jailed-afghan-r­ape-victim/ Sent from my ayayayphone Chris K Nov 22, 2011 2:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] No Ice Cream for Atheists - The human animal is pretty f'd up as far as I can tell! Ray  On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Tim Campbell < [address removed] Ray V Nov 22, 2011 2:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - They should do something Mexican with the wafers, instead of Our Lady of Guadalupe it could be Our Guy of Guacamole. On Nov 22,[masked]:02 PM, "Tim Campbell" < camtimothy@ao Mark T. Nov 22, 2011 2:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Young people less religious (surprise, not) - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 2:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Announcing new meetup: The Big Lebowski Movie Night - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 2:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] No Ice Cream for Atheists - Tim C. Nov 22, 2011 2:00 PM

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