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Re: [humanism-174] Jesus is having a baby - It is also possible that he thinks she's a virgin because her hymen may still be intact. Which isn't proof of anything, but I read somewhere that many doctors mistakenly assume that if a girl has a hymen, she's a virgin. If I can Sean Feb 12, 2016 1:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Jesus is having a baby - Tim C. Feb 12, 2016 1:24 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Jesus is having a baby - Wow, so the doctor confirms that she is a virgin??? Ummm..... He also says he can't confirm whether it's Jesus's baby until she asks for a DNA test. Really? You have Jesus' DNA on hand, do you?  Marni H. Feb 12, 2016 1:20 PM
Texas pastor begs God to smite UFC fighter - http://www.rawstory.com/2016/0­2/texas-pastor-begs-god-to-smi­te-ufc-fighter-with sheri p. Feb 12, 2016 1:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Jesus is having a baby - Tim C. Feb 12, 2016 12:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Jesus is having a baby - How convenient! On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:43 PM, Sam Salerno < [address removed] > wrote: Chris K Feb 12, 2016 12:53 PM
Jesus is having a baby - Ohio woman claims to be carrying Jesus's child http://worldnewsdailyreport.co­m/pregnant-teenager-claims-jes­us-christ-is-the-father-of-her­-baby/?utm_campaign=shareaholi­c&utm_medium=facebook&utm_sour­ce=socialnetwork We got a live one here Sent from Sam S. Feb 12, 2016 12:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Friday bits - Mark I want to reply to your last story on gods wrath making one less selfish. Now I don't know if that's true or not. People can write anything an Sam S. Feb 12, 2016 12:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Ground control bids farewell to Philae comet lander - It seems like yesterday that it landed!  Geez....Time is flying by! On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Sam Salerno < sheri p. Feb 12, 2016 12:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Ground control bids farewell to Philae comet lander - Well that's a bummer. I can remember when every one was excited about that landing Sent from my iPad > On Feb 12, 2016, at 9:33 AM, Linas K Muliolis wrote: > > Send blankets!!!! > > >> On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 9:27 AM, sh Sam S. Feb 12, 2016 12:01 PM
Friday bits - Richard Dawkins suffers a minor stroke - good news is that he's already at home recovering - Mark T. Feb 12, 2016 11:20 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Ground control bids farewell to Philae comet lander - Send blankets!!!! On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 9:27 AM, sheri presloid wrote: > http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35559503 > > SHORT ARTICLE: > > Mission scientists have decided to give up trying to contact the comet Linas K M. Feb 12, 2016 9:33 AM
Ground control bids farewell to Philae comet lander - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-35559503 SHORT ARTICLE: sheri p. Feb 12, 2016 9:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Gravitational waves from black holes detected - I'm just glad that pic was of Handsome White Jesus because if it were a true depiction of what JC would have really looked like, that would explain ISIS, right???   I was listening to Scathing Atheists this morning a sheri p. Feb 11, 2016 1:40 PM
Iranians speak out over sexual harassment scandal - This woman was on BBC world news.  She was an Iranian newscaster.  She was sexually harassed by two bosses.   http://www.bbc.com/news/ sheri p. Feb 11, 2016 1:34 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gravitational waves from black holes detected - Between the ripples of spacetime might provide a convenient new place for gods to hide! :) http://v Mark T. Feb 11, 2016 1:32 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gravitational waves from black holes detected - I WILL BE THERE!  Oh, my head is spinning with excitement!  I cannot wait to see what the future holds now that this has been found.  I cannot believe they detected 1/10,000 of a proton size!  I am going off memory, so it is either 10,0 sheri p. Feb 11, 2016 1:18 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gravitational waves from black holes detected - Truly mind boggling! Not only the remarkable discovery, but the properties of the waves themselves. We'll have to come up with a suitable Einsteinmas meetup in celebration (he was born on March 14). Mark T. Feb 11, 2016 1:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gravitational waves from black holes detected - It is exciting that it is trending on Twitter.  I saw this post from god and loved it! sheri p. Feb 11, 2016 12:27 PM
US Intelligence: IS determined in 2016 - This, along with attacks occurring weekly (by IS and related groups) in less secure parts of the globe, will end up being the central issue in the Presidential campaign - Mark T. Feb 11, 2016 12:26 PM
Gravitational waves from black holes detected - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-35524440 WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!! sheri p. Feb 11, 2016 11:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: : Chemo Day (one more from the Uncle) - Hey, if there's one thing Religious folks can do, it's make unfounded claims .  It's pretty much in the definition of religion. On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 4:38 PM, S Andrew S. Feb 10, 2016 5:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: : Chemo Day (one more from the Uncle) - I know 93% won't have the courage to forward this on! As if a member of this country, a country that is overwhelmingly dominated by religious imagery and/or rhetoric in almost every way, could possibly claim that the pro Sean Feb 10, 2016 4:38 PM
Did a meteorite kill a man in India? - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­asia-india-35538484 sheri p. Feb 10, 2016 4:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: : Chemo Day (one more from the Uncle) - Tim C. Feb 10, 2016 1:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: : Chemo Day (one more from the Uncle) - Universal fact of religion: If it's good, it's God's work. If it's bad, it's your fault.  Typical victim-blaming mentality. On Feb 10,[masked]:59 AM, "sheri presloid" < Andrew S. Feb 10, 2016 9:01 AM
Fwd: : Chemo Day (one more from the Uncle) - See?  My daily email from my Uncle.  I won't send you them everyday, but this one is really stupid.   sheri p. Feb 10, 2016 8:59 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Fwd: Bless me Father for I have sinned.... (from Uncle) - And od course, the "jihadist" was probably a Sikh! I wonder how the jar head knew that this guy burns flags and hates cop Tim C. Feb 9, 2016 1:53 PM
Fwd: Bless me Father for I have sinned.... (from Uncle) - This is what makes me so angry.  I hate religious people and their "cute" god jokes.   Honest to Betsy, my Uncle is the nicest guy you wou sheri p. Feb 9, 2016 12:58 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Man killed by meteorite? - Id like to know what it is after it has been tested Sent from my iPad On Feb 9, 2016, at 11:24 AM, Mark Tiborsky < Sam S. Feb 9, 2016 12:26 PM
Man killed by meteorite? - Or rather, the impact of the palm-of-hand sized object? http://www.chicagotribune.com/­news/nationworld/ct-meteorite-­ki Mark T. Feb 9, 2016 11:24 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - Actually, I got the irony. My own comment was meant to be ironic. Perhaps YOU have the trouble getting irony. Tim Tim C. Feb 8, 2016 1:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Book Review by Tim - Lol. Sam, I think we can safely presume that there were no magic tricks being performed by anyone back then. Miracle-working hod-man requires a shit-pil Tim C. Feb 8, 2016 12:37 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - Russell S. Feb 8, 2016 11:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Book Review by Tim - Nice review Tim. I just wanted to add fact: The fact that every Historian of that time would have been tripping over themselves to record some guy Sam S. Feb 8, 2016 9:10 AM
Book Review by Tim - Tim C. Feb 7, 2016 12:19 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - of course, all will pay tribute to me. On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Tim Campbell wrote: > True. Once you have taken control, all will be well. I will expect tribute > accordingly! > Don Timos > > In a message dated 2/6/201 Linas K M. Feb 6, 2016 2:24 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - Tim C. Feb 6, 2016 2:17 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - I meant generally speaking.. I know we can't tell them what to do over there.. Not til I take over the world... On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 1:04 PM, Tim Campbell wrote: > I am not sure that we have the power to tax or regulate oth Linas K M. Feb 6, 2016 1:32 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - Tim C. Feb 6, 2016 1:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - I guess the catch is that it's a "command" for those who are serving (or have served) in China's official Communist Party, and not a law meant to cover the general populace. But the very idea of any organization issuing edic Mark T. Feb 6, 2016 12:34 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - Yeah I know.. So tax them and regulate the shit out of 'em On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:30 AM, Tim Campbell wrote: > A non religious tyranny is still a tyranny! > Tim > > > > Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device > > > ------- Linas K M. Feb 6, 2016 9:29 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - I still have mixed feelings.. though.. OK, thought shouldn't be regulated/controlled but scheisters should be.. and every religion is run by them, or those fooled by them. On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:18 AM, Sean wrote: > I wo Linas K M. Feb 6, 2016 8:50 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - A non religious tyranny is still a tyranny! Tim Tim C. Feb 6, 2016 8:30 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - I would be lying if I said the irony of it didn't make me laugh a little bit. For thousands of years, apostasy has been a crime. It's funny in a schadenfreude kind of way to see the tables turned. But I don't agree with it and I h Sean Feb 6, 2016 8:17 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - No I spoke too simply.. I side almost entirely with you... A little part of me smirks though. Very small... On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 5:15 AM, Sean wrote: > I don't have mixed feelings. I think this is appalling. China has in Linas K M. Feb 6, 2016 8:02 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - I don't have mixed feelings. I think this is appalling. China has introduced thought crime. Even though they're banning religion, which is something I happen to disagree with on nearly all counts, you cannot and should not legislate t Sean Feb 6, 2016 5:15 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Atheism minus freethought - Mixed feelings. On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 4:52 PM, Mark Tiborsky wrote: > China's ruling Communist Party bans religious belief for members, even after > they retire. > > Granted, religion for the most part is remarkably stupid - Linas K M. Feb 5, 2016 10:59 PM
Atheism minus freethought - China's ruling Communist Party bans religious belief for members, even after they retire. Granted, religion for the most part is remarkably stupid - but other forms of authoritarian thought control can be just as bad! Mark T. Feb 5, 2016 4:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Bears hibernate 'with help' from gut bacteria - "During hibernation, bears don’t eat, drink, urinate or defecate for five to seven months." Sounds like a recipe for waking up very groggy and very crabby! :) Made me wonder about common mammals Mark T. Feb 5, 2016 4:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Mystery of deep-sea 'purple sock' solved - Very interesting Ausha A. Feb 5, 2016 1:50 PM
Funny for a Friday - I was at http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com­/   This was a good one to share: sheri p. Feb 5, 2016 12:13 PM
Bears hibernate 'with help' from gut bacteria - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-35441712 Interesting article, but what I really loved was listening to the bear in his hibernation.  To m sheri p. Feb 5, 2016 11:44 AM
Mystery of deep-sea 'purple sock' solved - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-35482467 Finally found some interesting Ocean animal news!  Very cool! sheri p. Feb 4, 2016 4:26 PM
Ohio Secular Summit: Last chance to register! - Ohio is on the Center for Inquiry's of the 10 worst states concerning religious intrusion in governmental affairs! Tomorrow (Friday 2/5) is the deadline for registering for Ohio Secular Summit 4.0. Some of us will be goi Mark T. Feb 4, 2016 3:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Tim C. Feb 3, 2016 6:20 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - We watched that too. It was disturbing all the crazy stuff they did after he got shot, especially the strange enemas. Chris K Feb 3, 2016 4:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Tim C. Feb 3, 2016 4:37 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Thanks. I heard a very good analogy on the atheist experience. Tracy Harris likened it to giving a bunch of children a gun to play with that most o Chris K Feb 3, 2016 4:33 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Tim C. Feb 3, 2016 4:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Chris, that is a fabulous letter. Thanks for taking the initiative and thanks for the link! On Feb 3,[masked]:26 PM, "Chris K" < [address removed] > wro Mark T. Feb 3, 2016 2:33 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Just sent the following letter to:  https://register.state.gov/con­tactus/contactusform Dear Mr. Secretary- I am writing you because of what many fee Chris K Feb 3, 2016 2:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - I thought Secretaries of State were supposed to be all "worldly" and stuff. Does John Kerry have no clue that apostasy is a punishable offense (which is a disgusting lapse of basic human rights) in 12 nations of the Middle East and Mark T. Feb 3, 2016 2:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - Not to mention - MASS apostasy would probably be very beneficial, especially in the long run, to a large swath of the world. On Feb 3,[masked]:09 PM, "Sam Salerno" < Mark T. Feb 3, 2016 12:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Crapping on apostasy - This is also probably why you won't find an open Atheist in our Congress. Because an Atheist would explain exactly what's going on without the kid Sam S. Feb 3, 2016 12:09 PM
Crapping on apostasy - I'm sure Secretary of State John Kerry thinks he's virtue signaling "tolerance" by using this particular term in this way. In reality, he's crapping all over people who actually LEAVE a religion, while at the same time s Mark T. Feb 3, 2016 11:36 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Are humans driving evolution in animals? - Fascinating, and rather scary! We as a species should probably be paying a lot more attention to this stuff. Found a recent article on dealing with the rapid evolution of bacteria - Mark T. Feb 2, 2016 11:40 AM
Are humans driving evolution in animals? - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-35462335 Very interesting article.  Hopefully, there is time to reverse what humans have done and are doi sheri p. Feb 2, 2016 9:01 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Niekada! :) On Feb 1,[masked]:51 PM, "Linas K Muliolis" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Feb 1, 2016 5:46 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Shut up Mark! lol On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 2:12 PM, Mark Tiborsky wrote: > Thanks for the update, Andrew! And BTW you did answer Linas' question > earlier (message #11 in this thread). And thank you Christel Marie for Linas K M. Feb 1, 2016 4:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Thanks for the update, Andrew! And BTW you did answer Linas' question earlier (message #11 in this thread). And thank you Christel Marie for sharing your related experience. Mark T. Feb 1, 2016 2:11 PM
Great Podcast episode - http://dissonancepod.com/?p=13­15 This is my favorite podcast to just have a belly laugh - Congnitive Dissonance.  This particular podcast, they took the entire Palin sup sheri p. Feb 1, 2016 1:03 PM
Boko Haram rampage - A year or so ago I remember reading about how some in Al Qaeda were taken aback by the brutality of ISIS. Now, I have to wonder if some in ISIS are shocked by the brutality of Boko Haram - but in this case they are directly affiliated (Boko H Mark T. Feb 1, 2016 12:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Hi Andrew, Very good news. I'm glad to read that the principal has c Kevin Feb 1, 2016 11:25 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Hmm.. 9 yrs old.. that might have something to do with the difference between my experience with my kids and yours. My son, at 9 yrs, came up with the question something along the lines of "What's this god bullshit?" on his own.. For a while my daug Linas K M. Feb 1, 2016 11:18 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Sorry, Linas, I thought I'd replied to that one when I was doing replies earlier - it's the Aurora public school district.  It does seem that the majority of kids there are religious, based on the reports of Thomas being teased for b Andrew S. Feb 1, 2016 10:59 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Glad to hear it - I asked a question last week... I didn't hear back.. maybe you don't want to disclose, I was just wondering what school district this was? And as I mentioned - so nice that my daughter reports back that a very sizable chunk of her Linas K M. Feb 1, 2016 10:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Good luck, Andrew.  It will be interesting to see if the father of this girl cries out that his religious freedom was attacked. On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at sheri p. Feb 1, 2016 10:51 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Thank you all for your responses, advice, suggestions and support.  It's an enormous help to have a community of friendly, like-minded folks I can turn to for help with things like this. As was suggested, we contacted t Andrew S. Feb 1, 2016 10:48 AM
Saudi Arabia's new wave of artists challenge boundaries - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­middle-east-35440743 Very interesting.  Make sure you watch the video. sheri p. Feb 1, 2016 9:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Great video by the great Christopher Hitchens and the horrible Mother Teresa - Saw the video a few years ago.. I can't say I think she meant to be evil. I am guessing she was simply delusional.. I mean, if you truly believe in an immortal soul that will reap untold rewards, especially if you suffer more.. well.. sigh.. ye Linas K M. Jan 31, 2016 10:15 AM
Re: Great video by the great Christopher Hitchens and the horrible Mother Teresa - I found this video vey interesting but I have heard and read about the Mother Thersa phenomenon before . Once again we have an example where people were snookered into believing nonsense. This is why we must continual to push critical thinking. Thomas J. R. Jan 31, 2016 9:33 AM
Great video by the great Christopher Hitchens and the horrible Mother Teresa - Mark H. Jan 30, 2016 6:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Curiosity Self-Portrait at Martian Sand Dune - That is amazing. I clicked on the MAHLI link, many more great images there - http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spacei­mages/index.php?sear Mark T. Jan 29, 2016 4:36 PM
Ancient Babylonians 'first to use geometry' - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-35431974 sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 4:12 PM
Curiosity Self-Portrait at Martian Sand Dune - http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spacei­mages/details.php?id=PIA20316 Awesome Pic! sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 3:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - Whew!  I thought I was going crazy! ha ha ha It is like PigPen!  Just sticking around the Milky Way! sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 12:36 PM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - Yes you read it right.. my first comment was before I read the article On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:24 PM, sheri presloid wrote: > I'm confused. Am I reading this wrong? Did this not start from the Milky > Way and is coming ba Linas K M. Jan 29, 2016 12:29 PM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - I'm confused.  Am I reading this wrong?  Did this not start from the Milky Way and is coming back to the Milky Way? sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 12:23 PM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - Tim C. Jan 29, 2016 12:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Gargantuan omelettes - It makes sense! On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Mark Tiborsky sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 11:56 AM
Gargantuan omelettes - Ancient humans consumed huge eggs from extinct birds - http://m.livescience.com/53528­-humans-contributed-to-flightl­ess-birds-ext Mark T. Jan 29, 2016 11:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - I think it started from the Milky Way and is not just "lingering" back to it.  Ew! ha ha ha On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:26 AM, Linas K Muliolis < sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 11:36 AM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - That was my first thought but it's approaching the Milky Way not exiting. On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 9:58 AM, sheri presloid wrote: > In the comments, someone mentioned that the Milky Way farted. ha ha ha > > Just reading how la Linas K M. Jan 29, 2016 11:25 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Andrew,  I think I would contact the principal and have a very serious discussion about discrimination. That while discrimination may be more commonly spoken about in regards to being against those who are religi Christel M. Jan 29, 2016 11:01 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Hi again, Andrew, Just one more thought I'd like to add: I would tak Kevin Jan 29, 2016 10:04 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Good response, Andrew, to a rather silly series of non sequitur questions from Joe v. What really does your reading or not reading the b Tim C. Jan 29, 2016 10:01 AM
Re: [humanism-174] YHWH's attempt to asphyxiate - In the comments, someone mentioned that the Milky Way farted. ha ha ha Just reading how large this is and how many years it will take to come back into the Milky Way really puts into perspective what a short amount of tim sheri p. Jan 29, 2016 9:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 5:35 AM, Linas K Muliolis < [address removed] > wrote: Andrew S. Jan 29, 2016 9:29 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Trouble at school - Andrew S. Jan 29, 2016 9:29 AM

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