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FFRF sues Congress - It might be hard for them to weasel out of this one. The 2014 Supreme Court decision for Greece vs. Galloway determined that prayers/invocations before government meetings are just peachy, provided all viewpoints are included (nonreligious as Mark T. Jun 1, 2016 5:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland - I wonder if that's supposed to be Krampus in the photo of the festival? These tunnels are pretty cool engineering feats! As for the terror threat, it'll continue to be there but I'd bet that such major landmarks Mark T. Jun 1, 2016 2:38 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland - Good point, Linas.   Still, I wouldn't go in them.  Just so you don't think it is all about ISIS or because they are tunnels, I wouldn't go in a submarine either.  I won't go in anything that is going t sheri p. Jun 1, 2016 1:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland - They haven't touched any of the others which are almost as long. On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 10:17 AM, sheri presloid wrote: > http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36423250 > > I don't mind going through tunnels that take a few mi Linas K M. Jun 1, 2016 1:24 PM
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­europe-36423250 I don't mind going through tunnels that take a few minutes, but I don't think I can go through a tunnel sheri p. Jun 1, 2016 10:17 AM
On sale at Ollies! - My uncle would love this! ha sheri p. Jun 1, 2016 8:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] From my uncle! Super scary! (sarcasm) - Chris, I used to send my uncle a "snopes" correction to EVERY email he sent like this.  I gave up because he never replied back with anything and I know that I made him mad to think his fellow Christians would lie about their rig sheri p. May 31, 2016 11:31 AM
Re: [humanism-174] From my uncle! Super scary! (sarcasm) - Like my goofy sister, the majority of people who pass this kind of stuff along don't bother checking to see if it's true.  http://www.snopes.com/obama Chris K May 31, 2016 10:54 AM
RE: [humanism-174] From my uncle! Super scary! (sarcasm) - Crappy math aside, most of the post was simply not true, exagerated, or misleading. Tim Tim C. May 31, 2016 10:49 AM
Re: [humanism-174] From my uncle! Super scary! (sarcasm) - I love this: they cannot even talk about the Bible, God, pray, or salute the Chris K May 31, 2016 10:38 AM
From my uncle! Super scary! (sarcasm) - First off, we only have around 320 plus million people in the USA.  Now, take away babies and let's say children up to 16 years old.  Lastly, take away other religions that sheri p. May 31, 2016 10:25 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - Welcome to the group, Tessa! 😁 On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Tessa Somich < [address removed] sheri p. May 31, 2016 9:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - Welcome, Tessa, and thanks for joining! :) On May 27,[masked]:05 AM, "Tessa Somich" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. May 27, 2016 11:51 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - Uggggghhhhh. I'm new to this group and I totally thought to myself when reading the review, "This movie sounds god-awful." Hahah. Very aptly named reviews!  On Fr Tessa S. May 27, 2016 11:03 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - I thought it was perfect! ha    Whoever wrote that, definitely summed it up perfectly!  GAM said the movie is only 49 minutes long.  It can be streamed online too.  I am still listening sheri p. May 27, 2016 9:37 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - Wow great rundown Sheri. All christian movies should have this kind of critique. You know, the truth. Sam S. May 27, 2016 9:09 AM
Monkeys can run up vertical cliffs on just their hind legs - http://www.bbc.com/earth/story­/20160518-capuchin-monkeys-inv­ent-new-walk After watching the video and reading the article, down at the sheri p. May 27, 2016 8:34 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - TL:DR  --- stopped after #4 in disgust. On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 7:57 AM, sheri presloid < sher Linas K M. May 27, 2016 8:07 AM
Second Glance - God Awful Movie review - http://godawfulmovies.libsyn.c­om/gam039-second-glance This week's movie from God Awful Movies is cal sheri p. May 27, 2016 7:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Switzerland: Muslim students must shake teacher's hand - I think it is a matter of where do you draw the line? Just my thought. On May 25,[masked]:04 PM, "Sean" < [address removed] > wrote: sheri p. May 25, 2016 6:37 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Switzerland: Muslim students must shake teacher's hand - I'm particularly disturbed by the statement released by the authorities. "Public Interest" takes precedence over "Freedom of Belief"? No, it doesn't. Or rather, shouldn't. Their belief is stupid, but the idea t Sean May 25, 2016 6:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Switzerland: Muslim students must shake teacher's hand - Strange story! Of course, the Muslim handshake prohibition is blatantly idiotic - but ENFORCEMENT of handshakes (in general) is kinda creepy as well! On May 25,[masked]:12 PM, "sheri presloid" < Mark T. May 25, 2016 5:32 PM
Switzerland: Muslim students must shake teacher's hand - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­europe-36382596 This is very interesting.  It might seem so minute in the grand scheme of things, but I bolded, Italized and made sheri p. May 25, 2016 4:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Neanderthal stone ring structures found in French cave - Definitely very cool stuff Sent from my iPad On May 25, 2016, at 3:28 PM, Stephanie < Sam S. May 25, 2016 3:59 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Neanderthal stone ring structures found in French cave - Thank you for the link, Stephanie!  I do love reading about Neanderthals and all that stuff!   On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 3:28 PM, Stephanie < sheri p. May 25, 2016 3:43 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Neanderthal stone ring structures found in French cave - Stephanie May 25, 2016 3:28 PM
Neanderthal stone ring structures found in French cave - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-36381786 I love this stuff!!!!!!!!!  I actually got goose bumps.  So cool.... sheri p. May 25, 2016 3:10 PM
Re: [humanism-174] The gene's still selfish: Dawkins' famous idea turns 40 - Unless I missed it in another post, I didn't know about the Arabic translation piece in HuffPo!  Very very interesting!  The comments are great too.. Thanks, Mark! sheri p. May 24, 2016 11:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] The gene's still selfish: Dawkins' famous idea turns 40 - Great interview! I was pondering this part: Dawkins said, "Religion is not really a field that you can have. It's a non-field. And insofar as religion makes claims in the area of science - which it does, because it Mark T. May 24, 2016 11:14 AM
The gene's still selfish: Dawkins' famous idea turns 40 - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-36358104 sheri p. May 24, 2016 9:14 AM
Re: separation of church and state - This is why I would suggest you join freedom from religion foundation. Take action when you become aware of violations to the establishment clause in your area. Thomas J. R. May 24, 2016 8:41 AM
Re: [humanism-174] separation of church and state - At least both FFRF and the school administrators did their part. Unfortunately, no law against semi-spontaneous student led paeans to imaginary beings? On May 23,[masked]:55 PM, "josephine koslowski" &l Mark T. May 23, 2016 1:40 PM
separation of church and state - josephine k. May 23, 2016 12:54 PM
Mount Everest and Tibetan genome - This article is about the three people who recently died on Mount Everest. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­asia-36355920 sheri p. May 23, 2016 10:41 AM
Fossil gives clues to extinction 250 million years ago - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-36333459 Wow! sheri p. May 23, 2016 10:31 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Freethought Emergency Fund at work - The first instinct of any man would be to protect a young woman, but this idiotic ideology has perverted these Bangladeshi men. Good work on the p Jerry C. May 21, 2016 11:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - Tim C. May 21, 2016 4:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - We know what they came here for. It was to give us tiny Sam S. May 21, 2016 12:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - There is no way that humans could have built the pyramids. I believe this because I am human, I personally can't think of a way to do it, and I'm quite obviously so much smarter than those ancient desert-dwellers. An Sean May 21, 2016 10:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - Ancient aliens and God: the refuge of those who don't understand science! So many popular books for those who don't understand Tim C. May 21, 2016 10:07 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - Love your response. Well thought out. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE DROI Colleen G. May 21, 2016 8:06 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - I was wondering how the ancient aliens tie into this as well :) Also - not a daily rant, but criticism of religion (all of them) would surely be an integral part of the course. There is much to analyze critically - no, make Mark T. May 21, 2016 1:05 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - Jackie, I'm guessing it would cover a lot of things - atheism and agnosticism in antiquity, how the enlightenment came to precipitate skepticism about religion, the arguments in favor of nonbelief in God (which heavily o Mark T. May 21, 2016 12:53 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - I'm not sure where to start...but, I have to ask...can you clarify the statement you made that science doesn't make sense to you? Also, while I cannot claim to know what exactly this will entail, th Eyrika May 21, 2016 12:45 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - Id be interested in how exactly they go about having this class. Technically I guess I would be considered an atheist, but I also would not qualify the guidelines with the types of beliefs I have. What I find ironic is, in my experience. Some of the athei Jackie May 20, 2016 10:51 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Free Ticket to Aquarium - Expires May 24 - Stephanie May 20, 2016 8:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Separate Bathrooms by Religion? Oklahoma Opens New Front in Transgender Debate - "New bill requires students who request it to have access to bathrooms which ban christians for fear of proselytizing bas Chris K May 20, 2016 7:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Free Ticket to Aquarium - Expires May 24 - I would love to to have the ticket. I have 2 nephews, Mary G O. May 20, 2016 7:01 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Free Ticket to Aquarium - Expires May 24 - Stephanie May 20, 2016 6:18 PM
Ticket to Aquarium - Expires May 24 - Stephanie May 20, 2016 6:03 PM
Separate Bathrooms by Religion? Oklahoma Opens New Front in Transgender Debate - josephine k. May 20, 2016 5:45 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Professorship in Atheism? - josephine k. May 20, 2016 5:32 PM
Professorship in Atheism? - As Coyne says, there are "already a gazillion religious studies professors on Earth" - so it's about time! Mark T. May 20, 2016 3:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Freethought Emergency Fund at work - She worded this perfectly for all of us!  I wish her continued success in being vocal! sheri p. May 20, 2016 8:38 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' - Just like people will always find a loophole for attention or chaos. Always someon looking to break rules or create attention Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2016, at 2:56 PM, Stephanie wrote: > > Can't stop life. Microor Jackie May 19, 2016 5:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' - I agree with this Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2016, at 2:56 PM, Stephanie wrote: > > Can't stop life. Microorganisms were here well before us and will be here long after. They can mutate faster than anything and pass o Jackie May 19, 2016 5:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Children More Likely To Be Molested At Church Than In A Tr... - Tim C. May 19, 2016 5:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Freethought Emergency Fund at work - Tim C. May 19, 2016 5:06 PM
Freethought Emergency Fund at work - The Center for Inquiry's Freethought Emergency Fund has helped to bring a Bangladeshi freethinker out of harm's way - http://www.cen Mark T. May 19, 2016 4:29 PM
Fired for allegedly saying Jews killed Jesus - At least Atheists were not blamed for this one! ha http://www.nydailynews.com/new­-york/catholi sheri p. May 19, 2016 3:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Children More Likely To Be Molested At Church Than In A Transgender-Friendly Bathroom - In my opinion the bathroom thing is not wanted because of what will be wanted after this. Just like the trans genders wanted to be accepted, and th Jackie May 19, 2016 3:08 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' - Can't stop life. Microorganisms were here well before us and will be here long after. They can mutate faster than anything and pass on resistance just by touch contact with each other. Not to mention viruses which aren't even alive and take down our immun Stephanie May 19, 2016 2:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' - Maybe by then, we'll have the second movie to Innerspace! You can star in it, Linas! On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 11:56 AM, Linas K Muliolis sheri p. May 19, 2016 12:32 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Children More Likely To Be Molested At Church Than In A Transgender-Friendly Bathroom - http://occupydemocrats.com/201­6/04/13/gop-congressmen-get-ki­nky-bathrooms-transgender-folk­/ Linas K M. May 19, 2016 12:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Children More Likely To Be Molested At Church Than In A Transgender-Friendly Bathroom - Not to mention that these people have been in the bathroom with trans people already--they just didn't know it. It's so stupid...my country makes me sick most of the time...bunch of f'n idiots that have nothing better to do then Eyrika May 19, 2016 12:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] The Freedom of Silence movie - THANKS!  I don't have Netflix, but I am sure I can get this movie somehow. On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 12:20 PM, Eyrika < sheri p. May 19, 2016 12:23 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Children More Likely To Be Molested At Church Than In A Transgender-Friendly Bathroom - I went through a lot of the comments and the people (assuming they are religious) were saying that "no study" was conducted on trans people and bathroom molestation. None of the people who understood the article sheri p. May 19, 2016 12:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] The Freedom of Silence movie - It is on Netflix streaming right now! I'm going to try and watch it today and report back. :-D On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 8:47 AM, sheri presloid < Eyrika May 19, 2016 12:19 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' - Naw.. By 2050 nanotechnology will have long been adapted to go after superbugs.. :) On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 11:51 AM, sheri presloid wrote: > http://www.bbc.com/news/health-36321394 > > This is definitely scary. 2050 is Linas K M. May 19, 2016 11:56 AM
Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' - http://www.bbc.com/news/health­-36321394 This is definitely scary.  2050 is NOT that far off! sheri p. May 19, 2016 11:51 AM
Children More Likely To Be Molested At Church Than In A Transgender-Friendly Bathroom - http://americannewsx.com/relig­ion/child-abuse-church-transge­nder-bathroom/ Linas K M. May 19, 2016 11:44 AM
Etobicoke man’s vanity plate deemed ‘inappropriate’…15 years later - https://www.thestar.com/news/g­ta/2016/05/05/etobicoke-mans-v­anity-plate-deemed-inappropria­te15-years-later.html sheri p. May 19, 2016 11:18 AM
Mega-tsunamis in Mars's ancient ocean shaped planet's landscape - https://www.theguardian.com/sc­ience/2016/may/19/mega-tsunami­s-in-mars-ancient-ocean-shaped­-planets-landscape?CMP=fb_a-sc­ience_b-gdnscience Linas K M. May 19, 2016 10:33 AM
Re: [humanism-174] The Freedom of Silence movie - I know!  After hearing the podcast, I was laughing at how this film was made.  Sounds like a hoot. I tried looking it up on the library's website, but they don't have it.  sheri p. May 19, 2016 8:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - Sherri- Lmao about golden showers. I have "gone there" in those types of conversations myself, so I know exactly what you are talking about. On a side note...i LOVE seat warmers!! That is because I am Eyrika May 19, 2016 12:44 AM
Re: [humanism-174] The Freedom of Silence movie - I must see this. Eyrika May 19, 2016 12:20 AM
The Freedom of Silence movie - http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/6/3/­d/63df0cebd604b3b1/GAM-2016-05­-10.mp3?c_id= sheri p. May 18, 2016 10:08 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Mark O's mom - Sorry to here this news. Sam S. May 17, 2016 6:47 PM
Mark O's mom - I'm sad to report that longtime member Mark Orel's mother, Coletta, passed away this past Sunday. Mark-O brought his mom to a few group events, she was a wonderful, sunshiney person! Here is some information on services for anyone who Mark T. May 17, 2016 5:33 PM
Italy unearths huge Roman barracks during Rome metro dig - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­europe-36311156 This is so awesome!   I could only imagine how exciting it must have been when they s sheri p. May 17, 2016 1:13 PM
Tiny Thinkers books - I am listening to David Smalley on Cognitive Dissonance.  They are talking about a series of books for children 3 to 8 and it seems really good! You can buy it: sheri p. May 17, 2016 10:01 AM
Dreaming brain rhythms lock in memories - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-36275143 Love articles on the brain!  Very interesting! sheri p. May 16, 2016 4:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - See?  I picked a safe kinky topic! ha ha  I really could have made that worse! LOL I have to laugh, Conrad because I absolutely hate seat warmers.  I hate seats that are warm, period.  Won't sit in a chair that wa sheri p. May 16, 2016 3:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - They'll fight as hard as they can to keep gays from living comfortably because they "disagree with their lifestyle" but they apparently won't lift a finger to help anyone trying to escape the truly awful conditions in Africa Sean May 16, 2016 3:39 PM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - Golden Showers??? Oh ok,they are warm and feel good,kinda like an electric blanket,right????? ------------------------------­-------------- On Mon, 5/16/16, sheri presloid wrote: Subject: Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophob Conrad B. May 16, 2016 3:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - Golden Showers??? Oh ok,they are warm and feel good,kinda like an electric blanket,right????? ------------------------------­-------------- On Mon, 5/16/16, sheri presloid wrote: Subject: Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophob Conrad B. May 16, 2016 3:24 PM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - Well said, Eyrika! I heard on a podcast where they were talking about homophobic people DO NOT approve of THAT lifestyle.  Well, what exactly does that mean?  Homosexuals have jobs, kids, mortgages, families, bills to p sheri p. May 16, 2016 3:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - I just watched that video last week or so...how funny. This cartoon is just so awful. I cannot imagine how I would react if my kid came home and said her religious friend at school started talking about "Paradise" Eyrika May 16, 2016 2:44 PM
This creepy, homophobic Jehovah’s Witnesses cartoon teaches kids to ‘change’ gay couples - http://fusion.net/story/298377­/jehovahs-witnesses-homophobic­-kids-video/ I heard this on Ardent Atheist and it is creepy alright.. sheri p. May 16, 2016 2:18 PM
Creationism (with a twist) in Youngstown - The article's title is kinda click-baity - but, referenced by the links within it, probably not inaccurate: Mark T. May 16, 2016 11:38 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Man seeks restraining order against God - Hilarious story, and some good caustic comments such as this one: "If the the god of the bible/torah/koran were real, he would be history's greatest maniac. We'd all need a restraining order. Instead, the duped Mark T. May 13, 2016 2:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - We will be in Hocking Hills May 27th to May 29th.. Supposedly it will be in full swing! :) On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM, sheri presloid wrote: > Thanks for the info, Linas! > > > On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Linas K Linas K M. May 13, 2016 2:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - Thanks for the info, Linas! On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Linas K Muliolis < linas@muliolis.c sheri p. May 13, 2016 1:59 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - Tomorrow night for anyone that is interested, not that I can go, but... http://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/Main/EventsProgramsCalendar/All-About-Cicadas-8925.aspx On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 7:44 PM, Mark Tiborsky wrote: > "Brood Linas K M. May 13, 2016 1:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Man seeks restraining order against God - This is great! Damn god is just plain rude! Colleen G. May 13, 2016 12:09 PM
Man seeks restraining order against God - YOU GOTTA LOVE THIS SHIT! HA HA HA HA http://www.timesofisrael.com/m­an-seeks-restraining-order-aga­inst-god/ sheri p. May 13, 2016 11:22 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - Some Brood numbers are missing.. It shows it going to 23 I think it was but not all 23 are shown.... 11,12,15,16,17,18,20 and 21 are missing. I googled Brood XI - and it might be extinct. http://www.cicadamania.com/cic­adas/brood-xi-alive/ T Linas K M. May 13, 2016 8:00 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - "Brood V" would have been a great band name. :) The evidence (or lack thereof) now points to me simply being wrong about the year. I couldn't find anything else in the data above, or online at all, that would p Mark T. May 12, 2016 7:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - Here you go Mark - http://www.cicadamania.com/whe­re.html Shows you which brood was in Ohio which year. This is Brood V for 2016. We also had them in 2001, 2002, 2008, but it was a different brood. Actually some years there are overlapping broo Linas K M. May 12, 2016 12:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Cicadas - Did you see this pic from the Metro Parks? https://www.instagram.com/p/BD­ojhGEkE8P/ On Thu, May 1 sheri p. May 12, 2016 10:48 AM

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