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Charity Pickup Service - Preview not available Conrad B. Feb 3, 2015 6:28 PM
Secular charities - Think Atheist - Preview not available Conrad B. Feb 3, 2015 6:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Clothes Donation-Secular Charity? Any Near Here? - The Homeless Stand-down thing we did last Saturday takes donations. But it's not strictly anti-religious---it accepts fr Sue B. Feb 3, 2015 6:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Clothes Donation-Secular Charity? Any Near Here? - I'm pretty sure Goodwill Industries has no religious affiliation? Purple Hearts? Planet Aid was flagged by CharityWatch but was determined OK by BBB. On Feb 3,[masked]:34 PM, "Susan H." < Mark T. Feb 3, 2015 5:47 PM
Clothes Donation-Secular Charity? Any Near Here? - Hey everyone, A friend of mine just asked if there was a secular charity in the area where she could donate clothes. I only know secular orgs for donating money. Susan H. Feb 3, 2015 5:34 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Japan's PM vows revenge - There are reports that the pilot was actually murdered a month ago, and over the past few weeks ISIS was just trying to extort what they could. They allegedly have at least one American hostage, an aid worker. On Mark T. Feb 3, 2015 3:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students ... - Tim C. Feb 3, 2015 3:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Japan's PM vows revenge - Kevin Feb 3, 2015 1:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Japan's PM vows revenge - The more enemies,the more chances for martyrdom.The 72 virgins are standing by. Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry From: Andrew Stead <[address removed]> Sender: humanis Conrad B. Feb 3, 2015 1:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Japan's PM vows revenge - These guys seem too cartoonish to be real.  How can they be so competent at capturing and managing territory, while at the same time apparently being determined to turn the entire world against them? Jordan had indicated Andrew S. Feb 3, 2015 12:53 PM
Re: Japan's PM vows revenge - ...And ISIS has burned alive the Jordanian pilot who was their captive. http://www.usatoday.com/story/­news/world/2015/02/0 Mark T. Feb 3, 2015 12:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Stephen Fry's comments about God could get him arrested in many countries around the world - Probably in Ireland where he made them! Chris On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Linas K Muliolis < li Chris K Feb 3, 2015 9:35 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - Who has the time?Between video games,sexting,homework,chasing­ the opposite sex,after school activities,etc.,when is there time to read some old fuddy duddy book?Youngsters don't do oldschool stuff anymore.If it isn't pixelated and hi spe Conrad B. Feb 3, 2015 9:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - But isn't actually READING the bible the best path to atheism? On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 4:39 AM, Conrad Bruton < Linas K M. Feb 3, 2015 8:55 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Iceland to Build First Temple to Norse Gods Since Viking Age - NBC News.com - Hahaha one of my favorite graphics of all time. Guess great minds think alike. On Feb 3,[masked]:50 AM, "Linas K Muliolis" < [address removed] > wrote: Sean Feb 3, 2015 8:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Iceland to Build First Temple to Norse Gods Since Viking Age - NBC News.com - Oops you beat me to it.. On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 8:32 AM, Sean < [address removed] > Linas K M. Feb 3, 2015 8:50 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Linas K M. Feb 3, 2015 8:49 AM
Stephen Fry's comments about God could get him arrested in many countries around the world - http://www.independent.co.uk/v­oices/comment/stephen-frys-com­ments-on-god-could-lead-to-cri­minal-sanctions-against-him-in­-many-countries-10018658.html Linas K M. Feb 3, 2015 8:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Iceland to Build First Temple to Norse Gods Since Viking Age - NBC News.com - On Feb 3,[masked]:06 AM, "Andrew Stead" < [address removed] > wrote: Sean Feb 3, 2015 8:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Iceland to Build First Temple to Norse Gods Since Viking Age - NBC News.com - So they're replacing him with the one-eyed guy hanging from a tree. On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 11:08 PM, Mark Tiborsky < Andrew S. Feb 3, 2015 8:06 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Tim C. Feb 3, 2015 7:31 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students ... - Tim C. Feb 3, 2015 7:29 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - The local coven of Wiccans might want to get in on this.Not quite as bad as Satanists (or are they) and wud show the kiddies that us heathens are a diverse bunch. Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry F Conrad B. Feb 3, 2015 4:39 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - And Sam, it may not be right for us to go to schools to hand out literature, but I fully expect the Satanists to follow up with some literature if this is allowed to proceed. :) They are becoming pretty good at th Susan H. Feb 3, 2015 3:49 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - I don't know if they still do it, but just a few years agom the Gideons came out every year to distribute bibles to the public school close to me. I know, cuz I would be out preaching myself, and I always took a b Susan H. Feb 3, 2015 3:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - So here is another example of the religious trying to take advantage of a situation where there are a lot of young, impressionable kids. If one of these kids were mine I would certainly be asking the school to not allow this literature to be distributed o Sam S. Feb 3, 2015 12:10 AM
FFRF protests proposed bible distribution to Ga. students - Freedom From Religion Foundation - Preview not available Conrad B. Feb 2, 2015 11:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Thor liked cross dressing. On Feb 2,[masked]:07 PM, "Mark Tiborsky" < [address removed] > wrote: Sean Feb 2, 2015 11:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - But then if mark orel was gone, the number would not be overly affected but the quality and intellect would be vastly improved. Tim Campbell Tim C. Feb 2, 2015 11:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Iceland to Build First Temple to Norse Gods Since Viking Age - NBC News.com - They must be tiring of that guy nailed to wood! :) On Feb 2,[masked]:16 PM, "Mike" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 11:08 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - I didn't know that almighty Odin is a cyclops! And we can blame this crappy weather on Skadi. On Feb 2,[masked]:20 PM, "Conrad Bruton" < [address removed] > wr Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 11:07 PM
Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Preview not available Conrad B. Feb 2, 2015 10:20 PM
Iceland to Build First Temple to Norse Gods Since Viking Age - NBC News.com - The old God's are making a comeback. Mike T. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/wo­rld/iceland-build-first-temple­-norse-gods-viking-age-n298481­ Sent from my iPad Mike Feb 2, 2015 9:15 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - Yes. M. Orel -------- Original message -------- From: Tim Campbell <[address removed]> Mark R. O. Feb 2, 2015 8:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - I'm not sure what the deal is with that, either. Was there a separate 100 million that was a part of the "negotiations"? Or yeah, could be a mistranslation. I'm just astounded at the blatant projection. How Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 7:59 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - It just takes the right incentive. -----Original Message----- From: Chris K <[address removed]> To: humanism-174 Susan H. Feb 2, 2015 7:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - Tim C. Feb 2, 2015 7:28 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - I noticed that, but then it said 200 million later (ransom amount) so I wondered if it was a typo or a translation error. -----Ori Susan H. Feb 2, 2015 7:15 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - So now you're back... On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 7:04 PM, Linas K Muliolis < [address removed] > Chris K Feb 2, 2015 7:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - Did someone say sex? On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 6:06 PM, Mark Tiborsky < [address removed] > Linas K M. Feb 2, 2015 7:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - I'm for the nudist sect.  You guys can wear the choking woolen clothes and eschew electricity. Chris On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 6:06 PM, Mark Tiborsky Chris K Feb 2, 2015 7:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - We could split into sects. On Feb 2,[masked]:33 PM, "Andrew Stead" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 6:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - Linas- Why are you leaving? Chris On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 5:21 PM, Linas K Muliolis < Chris K Feb 2, 2015 5:46 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - That's it, we've gone way too mainstream. On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 5:21 PM, Linas K Muliolis < linas@muli Andrew S. Feb 2, 2015 5:32 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Milestone - I'm leaving, bye! On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 5:17 PM, Mark Tiborsky < [address removed] > w Linas K M. Feb 2, 2015 5:21 PM
Milestone - I would like to congratulate all who contribute and support this group in any way. We have reached 1,000 members! http://www.meetup.com/clevelan­dfreethinkers/ Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 5:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - Mark- Thanks.  I was wondering why I wasn't getting any emails from the humanism list and realized there was a glitch in my email on meetup.  It's resolved now so you'll be hearing more from me.  ;) Chris Chris K Feb 2, 2015 4:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - This part of the ISIS response kills me: "You have proudly donated $100 million to kill our women and children, to destroy the homes of the Muslims." Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 3:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - Well, I suppose that offering humanitarian aid begets violence, so some are saying that offering humanitarian aid is the wrong thing to do. I mean, it's their culture, religion and right to brutalize others, and w Susan H. Feb 2, 2015 3:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - Hi Chris! Great to hear your voice! According to professional translator Jennifer Crandall, here are Prime Minister Abe's words on the $200 million - “In order to help reduce the threat ISIL poses, we Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 2:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - Yes, if only she hadn't worn that short dress and tube top she wouldn't have been raped and murdered! Chris Chris K Feb 2, 2015 2:29 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Japan's PM vows revenge - Well, if they do take revenge, we can be sure the pretend liberals will be out in droves blaming Japan as the real problem that brought on these brutal executions. They've already started: Susan H. Feb 2, 2015 2:20 PM
Japan's PM vows revenge - Not sure if Islamic State has pissed off China or Russia yet, but add Egypt and Japan to the list. "The prime minister’s call for revenge after the killings of the journalist, Kenji Goto, and another hostage, Haruna Y Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 1:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Yeah. I didn't use that defense. It's popular because it works, I guess. And in a custody battle, one wins, one loses, and I understand that, but this went far beyond that, and the damage continues today. I think Susan H. Feb 2, 2015 11:45 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - All I kept hearing from her was "But I'm the mother!" Yeah?  So what?  I'm the father and kids needed both of us, and both of us to be working together, not fighting. Linas K M. Feb 2, 2015 11:38 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Mars Opportunity Rover - That was superb! Thanks Randy! On Feb 2,[masked]:43 AM, "Randy Pelton" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Feb 2, 2015 11:29 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Oh, Linus. I'm sorry it was so difficult for you. I understand the kind of pressure you were under. I also went through a divorce that turned ugly over child custody. I'm not going to share a lot of details here, Susan H. Feb 2, 2015 11:29 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Yes I know..  I understand that many of these groups are against any real productive feminism.. Also - I didn't even watch the video before commenting.. it was just my two cents about my experiences. Linas K M. Feb 2, 2015 11:08 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Forgive me, "in their place" should have been in quotes to express my mockery of the phrase.. I hope the whole group knows I despise the idea. On Feb 2,[masked]:50 AM, "Sean McClish" < Sean Feb 2, 2015 10:51 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - And I totally apologize for the name misspelling, Linas! Monette Richards President Center for Inquiry - Northeast Ohio Monette R. Feb 2, 2015 10:51 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - I was gonna say, I think the people like Linas (and me, frankly) who are genuinely concerned about men's rights are completely different from those who start websites and movements with the aim to try to keep women in their place. Sean Feb 2, 2015 10:50 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Linus, Very few people refuse to acknowledge that there are certain disadvantages that men face that women don't in this country. But that's not what MRAs are about. They take these issues and us Monette R. Feb 2, 2015 10:46 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Though I understand the Ohio laws have changed since my divorce I can clearly and distinctly state that Ohio leaned HEAVILY towards women in custody battles, regardless of what was right or best for the kids. I obviously Linas K M. Feb 2, 2015 10:35 AM
Richard Dawkins on the type of society he wants to live in - Wanted to share this short 3-minute vide Randy P. Feb 2, 2015 8:33 AM
Mars Opportunity Rover - Thought you all might be interested in a Randy P. Feb 2, 2015 7:42 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fighting crazy with crazy - I hear this is the same woman. She looks the same, but I haven't been able to confirm it. Either way, here is another great video with lots of fun crazy. Susan H. Jan 30, 2015 7:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fighting crazy with crazy - Obama and Perry going at it in Texas or something?? I'm sure Bush plays into it somewhere... Didn't notice the specific locale. On Friday, January 30, 2015, Linas K Muliolis < linas@muliol Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 4:18 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Tim C. Jan 30, 2015 4:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - But how many viruses are there, which strain is afflicting you, and what's the applicable vaccine? On Friday, January 30, 2015, Tim Campbell < [address removed] > wrote: > Have to agree with Kevin.  Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 4:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fighting crazy with crazy - lol On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 3:50 PM, Susan H. < [address removed] > wrote: Linas K M. Jan 30, 2015 3:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fighting crazy with crazy - Oh, that was funny. Next time I see Santa, I'm gonna scream at him that he is a false prophet and it's the Easter Bunny that rises every year to bring new life. Susan H. Jan 30, 2015 3:50 PM
Fighting crazy with crazy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=t4-C0aZ3V1Q&feature=youtu.be­ Linas K M. Jan 30, 2015 3:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Tim C. Jan 30, 2015 3:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Please add USA to that list of religious countries. Even the secularists seem religious to me--at least in much of their rhetoric... I like humanism, but it's still a category. Usually prefer some form of eastern thought--in terms of en Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 3:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Another book to add to my list! *sigh* it keeps growing. But it will have to wait until after I finish the Harry Potter series (on book 4) because that's been on my apostate todo list for en Susan H. Jan 30, 2015 3:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Kevin Jan 30, 2015 2:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Hmmm. Kinda hits a few nails directly! Tim Sent via the Samsung G Tim C. Jan 30, 2015 1:15 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - yep. think I know a few people into that On Friday, January 30, 2015, Mark Tiborsky < [address removed] > wrote: > I like this excerpt from one of the definitions of "postmodernism" at Urba Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 12:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - I like this excerpt from one of the definitions of "postmodernism" at Urban Dictionary - not exactly concise, yet hits the nail right on the head: "Postmodernism... seeks to duplicate the form of rational inqu Mark T. Jan 30, 2015 11:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Apathetic? - mos def On 1/30/15, Sean wrote: > "Legacy media accuses young people of being apathetic while actively > attempting to remove them from the discussion...it's gotten so bad that the > most trusted news show among people under 40 Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 11:16 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Humanist campaign challenges blasphemy laws - Entymologically I never liked "blasphemy". Too angry... Out of control... I prefer "heresy" (see crusades, inquisition, etc). The inquisition and the crusades were a heresy, or rather based on heresy...as they were based on false teaching. I've Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 11:14 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Cognitive dissonance is a coping mechanism and should never be used selectively. Something from my past there as well... Where does it go? (similar stance on elective abortion--though plenty more to hash out on that topic in the area of maturity and re Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 11:04 AM
Apathetic? - "Legacy media accuses young people of being apathetic while actively attempting to remove them from the discussion...it's gotten so bad that the most trusted news show among people under 40 is on Comedy Central." Sean Jan 30, 2015 10:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] More ISIS insanity - I'd prefer they turn over Bush and all his ilk first... On 1/29/15, Sam Salerno wrote: > You are quite right about that Susan > > Sent from my iPad > >> On Jan 29, 2015, at 1:05 PM, "Susan H." wrote: >> >> Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 10:49 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Humanist campaign challenges blasphemy laws - Great article and a great organization (IHEU). On Jan 30,[masked]:35 AM, "sheri presloid" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Jan 30, 2015 10:44 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Distant exoplanet hosts giant ring system - I think it's time for a healthy dose of "The Adventures of Baron von Munchausen(sp). Though I doubt he would like the term "dose"... On 1/28/15, Steven Finley wrote: > I’ll drink to that... > > > From: Tim Campbell > Sent: Tue Jonathan Jan 30, 2015 10:29 AM
Humanist campaign challenges blasphemy laws - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­europe-31047401 sheri p. Jan 30, 2015 9:34 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - It was exhausting. That was the very first thing I noticed the moment I realized I as an atheist. That I felt energized and my brain felt like it had been oiled because it was working without constant resistance. Susan H. Jan 30, 2015 8:50 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - The mental judo must have been tiring. I can relate! Tim Sent via Tim C. Jan 30, 2015 12:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Ah! Tim Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S™III, an AT&T 4G Tim C. Jan 30, 2015 12:22 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - You are so kind Tim! I wish that was true. No, I wasn't doing that at all. I completely rejected Evolution---while I allowed for more time for the creative days, which may have made me an old earth creationist, I Susan H. Jan 29, 2015 9:10 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Tim C. Jan 29, 2015 7:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Tim C. Jan 29, 2015 7:17 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - Cognitive dissonance. I actually had to look into it when I came out of my religion because I looked back on my life with such confusion. I understood and loved science. I understood evolution. I didn't object to Susan H. Jan 29, 2015 6:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Post-Seculars? - I never did see a really good definition of post-seculars. It seems redundant. I’m feeling rather secular myself. Which tells me we are still in the secular stage. > On Jan 29, 2015, at 5:31 PM, Linas K Muliolis wrote: > > Wei Sam S. Jan 29, 2015 6:07 PM
Post-Seculars? - Weird. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/­2015/01/29/post-secular-evolut­ion_n_6571154.html?ncid=fcbkln­kushpmg00000063 Linas K M. Jan 29, 2015 5:30 PM
Re: [humanism-174] More ISIS insanity - You are quite right about that Susan Sent from my iPad On Jan 29, 2015, at 1:05 PM, "Susan H." < Sam S. Jan 29, 2015 4:04 PM
ISIS/Boko Haram alliance? - Excerpt: "The terrifying prospect that two of the world’s most ruthless, bloodthirsty jihadi groups could be moving toward creating an extremist alliance that extends from western Africa to Southeast Asia left Washing Mark T. Jan 29, 2015 2:08 PM
Re: [humanism-174] More ISIS insanity - LOL. Andrew, I made my comment about Obama before I watched the video link you posted--just saw it--hysterical. I just wrote something like this about finding common group with radical Muslims, and after all don't Susan H. Jan 29, 2015 1:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] More ISIS insanity - I'll be anyone's friend if there's a kiss in it!  Just give me five minutes to join the militia... On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 1:05 PM, Susan H. < Andrew S. Jan 29, 2015 1:07 PM

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