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Meetup "Membership" is Free - Being a member of the Humanist Fellowship Meetup group is free. No dues required. An automatic message was sent out while we were setting up the ability to collect dues. We appreciate dues paying members, of course, but participating in HFSD Me Debbie A. Dec 6, 2014 7:16 PM
Today's HFSD Meeting Cancelled (Oct 12, 10:30 AM) - Unfortunately, our speaker just cancelled! We will not be hosting the regularly scheduled Humanist Fellowship meeting this morning at 10:30 am.  Debbie A. Oct 12, 2014 8:29 AM
Today's HFSD meeting has been cancelled -   Hi all, I regret to inform you that today's HFSD meeting has been cancelled because our speaker, Mike Summers, was called into work at the last minute.  We regret the inconvenience. If you can make it, we encourage you Wilfredo P. Oct 12, 2014 8:22 AM
Meetup details changed: HUMANISM: SPENT FORCE OR CATALYST FOR POLITICAL CHANGE? - I've updated this Meetup. (Sorry, it initially had the incorrect date of Oct. 15th.)  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/21 Wilfredo P. Sep 30, 2014 9:19 PM
Meetup details changed: 99Rise: It's time we march for democracy! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/178868412/ When : Saturday, May 17, Michael S. May 16, 2014 3:15 PM
Saturday's hike at the Blue Sky Reserve -   Hello fellow hikers, Please meet me in the parking lot of the Blue Sky Reserve at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.  If you're going to be late, please call or text me at (619) Wilfredo P. Apr 4, 2014 9:19 PM
DUES NOT REQUIRED - Dear Humanist Fellowship MEETUP members, I just discovered that a letter went out this morning at 3 am - something automatic from our friends at Meetup Headquarter, informing you that you ha Debbie A. Jan 2, 2014 10:02 AM
Please join or donate TODAY! - Dear Members and Friends, The Humanist Fellowship of San Diego is dedicated to advancing the principles and values of Humanism, and encouraging a reliance on rational thinking rather than superstitious dogma. The generous contributions Debbie A. Dec 29, 2013 4:19 PM
Membership in the Humanist Fellowship of San Diego - Everyone is welcome to join the HFSD meetup group and attend our events for free. The Humanist Fellowship of San Diego does rely, howe Debbie A. Dec 5, 2013 2:45 PM
Washington Post article about Sunday Assembly - Join us for Sunday Assembly TOMORROW, Saturday (not Sunday) in Balboa Park. Please register. We start promptly at 2 PM. Check it out for yourself! Debbie A. Nov 8, 2013 8:27 AM
Humanity on Call Meetup Group Merging with Humanist Fellowship of San Diego - An essential aspiration of Humanism is to improve the living conditions of all human beings (not to the exclusion of animals and the environment) throughout the world regardless of faith, creed, or philosophy. Often, the concepts o Debbie A. Oct 25, 2013 3:57 PM
Accounting - Hello! The Humanist Fellowship of San Diego needs the help of a QuickBooks expert (2013) to fine-tune our chart of accounts. Our volunteer board members have done their best, but it has been difficult to apply Debbie A. Oct 9, 2013 9:38 AM
Re: [HFSD] Two Christians debate Evolution Monday, September 30th - I have a community meeting this evening.  This would have been a good one to attend. Diana D. Sep 30, 2013 5:20 PM
Re: [HFSD] Two Christians debate Evolution Monday, September 30th - Conway R. Sep 30, 2013 12:00 PM
Re: [HFSD] Two Christians debate Evolution Monday, September 30th - Thank you for this Debbie! Sean Taylor Taylor Sep 30, 2013 10:56 AM
Two Christians debate Evolution Monday, September 30th - Did God Use Evolution?: A Debate Between Biblical Creation and Theistic Evolution During my recent visit to the Creation Museum I learned about an interesting debate happening Monday, September 30th, 6:30 PM at Shadow Mountain Debbie A. Sep 29, 2013 11:54 PM
Meetup details changed: FUNdraiser ~ Pizza with a purpose! - Please consider supporting the Humanist Fellowship by having a meal at California Pizza Kitchen at Fashion Valley THIS SUNDAY .  20% of your ent Debbie A. Aug 9, 2013 12:06 PM
Re: [HFSD] Meetup Information: Pride Parade - Oh great... forgot about changing things there! Debbie A. Jul 8, 2013 3:01 PM
Don't miss big community events! Get messages from San Diego Coalition of Reason - Are you signed up to receive monthly newsletters from the San Diego Coalition of Reason? Here is a link to the latest newsletter which was sent earlier today. http://archive.constantcontact­.com/fs188/1108743637753/archi­ve/1114054830973. Debbie A. Jul 8, 2013 1:31 PM
Re: [HFSD] Meetup Information: Pride Parade - I will post this to facebook. user 2. Jul 8, 2013 1:17 PM
Meetup Information: Pride Parade - I've updated the details for the Pride Parade... THIS SATURDAY. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/120368202/ Debbie A. Jul 8, 2013 12:56 PM
How to be a good Humanist: - Comrades,   We are in quick need of some secular humanists to show that they can be good without god.  :-)  For the event this Sunday, June 23rd (from 1:30-3:30) with the Church of God and us non-believers; Taylor Jun 21, 2013 10:48 AM
Church-State Breakup! - Enjoy Comrades: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=WRBrHowWXMU Taylor Jun 3, 2013 1:00 PM
Re: [HFSD] Free streaming of the AHA Conference - Thank you so much for letting us know about the streaming and for having it streamed.  jenelle k. Jun 2, 2013 10:59 AM
Free streaming of the AHA Conference - The AHA is streaming their conference this weekend from San Diego starting tomorrow (Saturday) at 9am, beginning with a panel discussion with Richard Dawkins. NOT ALL EVENTS will be recorded. Click here:  Debbie A. Jun 1, 2013 12:51 AM
Re: [HFSD] Today! Eat Pizza and support the separation of church & state! - Thanks Debbie! My boyfriend and I went there for a late dinner to support the cause. Felt great! -Vicky Victoria de la T. May 19, 2013 10:32 PM
Today! Eat Pizza and support the separation of church & state! - This is a yummy way to donate to separation of church and state. Print out this flyer and hand it to your server at the California Pizza Kitchen on Nobel Drive in La Jolla (off Hwy 5), for dine in, take out, or catering and CPK will donate 20% Debbie A. May 19, 2013 8:46 AM
Important message on HFSD membership dues from Mary Becker -   Hi all, HFSD Board member Mary Becker posted this message on our Discussion page.  I wanted to send it to everyone on the mailing list to ensure that most of our mem Wilfredo P. May 7, 2013 9:08 PM
Camp Counselors Wanted for Camp Quest West this summer! - Camp Quest West, the only secular summer camp specifically designed for kids of humanists and atheists, is in need of volunteer counselors. Here is the message I just received: Debbie A. Apr 29, 2013 2:55 PM
Humanists denied a place at the Interfaith Service in Boston: SPEAK OUT! - Dear Friends, I just signed the campaign: Help Us Tell MA Gov. Deval Patrick & Melissa Rogers: Healing Must Be For Everyone It would mean the world to me if you could also add your name to this important issue. Every name that is ad Debbie A. Apr 27, 2013 11:10 AM
Happy (pagan) Easter: Celebration of the Spring Equinox -   Here's something you can send to your Xtian friends and relatives on Easter Day for their edification. Don't be surprised if they have a nuclear meltdown and/or never speak to you again, however. Wilfredo P. Mar 30, 2013 7:52 PM
Happy (pagan) Easter: Celebration of the Spring Equinox -   Here's something you can send to your Xtian friends and relatives on Easter Day for their edification. Don't be surprised if they have a nuclear meltdown and/or never speak to you again, however. Wilfredo P. Mar 30, 2013 7:49 PM
Don't miss the conference in San Diego! - Dear friends and fellow humanists! We have the opportunity of a lifetime... coming soon to our hometown. This year, the annual conference of the American Debbie A. Mar 27, 2013 10:34 AM
New Local YouTube Channel for San Diego Secular Community - Hello All, Taylor Mar 26, 2013 5:10 PM
Meetup details changed: Amnesty International Film Screening: "Pink Saris" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/108394512/ When : Sunday, April 14, James H. Z. Mar 20, 2013 11:04 AM
Please check out the files for "1493" prior to tomorrow's film viewing -   Hi All, Thanks for submitting your RSVP for the viewing of When Worlds Collide .  It is intended as a follow-up to our discussion of the book  1493 Wilfredo P. Mar 1, 2013 9:06 PM
Darwin Day Proclamation in San Diego! -   Don't forget to sign up for the Debbie A. Feb 14, 2013 11:47 AM
Re: [HFSD] Consider writing a letter to the UT about this cartoon - Thank you Debbie! Just sent an email. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 8, 2013, at 2:09 PM, Debbie Allen < Victoria de la T. Feb 8, 2013 4:49 PM
Consider writing a letter to the UT about this cartoon - All publicity is good publicity. Rick Stravinsky had an excellent editorial in yesterday's UT about the secular community. http://www.utsandiego.com/news­/2013/feb/07/tp-secular-san-di­egans-not-faceless-unknowns/ and today, Steve Debbie A. Feb 8, 2013 2:09 PM
Consider writing a letter to the UT about this cartoon - All publicity is good publicity. Rick Stravinsky had an excellent editorial in yesterday's UT about the secular community. http://www.utsandiego.com/news­/2013/feb/07/tp-secular-san-di­egans-not-faceless-unknowns/ and today, Steve Debbie A. Feb 8, 2013 2:06 PM
Meetup details changed: "So are you like one of those ATHEISTS?" w/Special Guest - Jamy Ian Swiss - I've updated this Meetup (famous skeptic, Jamy Ian Swiss is going to be a guest speaker and we are running out of room). For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup Taylor Jan 22, 2013 12:00 AM
Sam Singleton Supports San Diego Atheists/Humanists - Happy Holidays All, Taylor Dec 21, 2012 5:51 PM
Richard Dawkins endorses atheist to fill DeMint’s seat - YOU CAN VOTE TOO! - Vote for Herb Silverman, the atheist candidate, to fill Jim DeMint's senate seat. THIS IS NOT A JOKE, although you may have heard about this first on the Colbert Report. Herb is gaining ground.   VOTE HERE: Debbie A. Dec 12, 2012 9:17 AM
Re: [HFSD] Support the Humanist community - Join the Humanist Fellowship - I was working on this wh Debbie A. Dec 4, 2012 10:19 PM
RE: [HFSD] Support the Humanist community - Join the Humanist Fellowship - Niiiiiice... From: [address removed] To&# rick s. Dec 4, 2012 9:08 PM
Support the Humanist community - Join the Humanist Fellowship - Dear Meetup friends, The  Humanist Fellowship of San Diego is dedicated to advancing the principles and values of Humanism, and encouraging within our community a reliance on rational thinking rather than sup Debbie A. Dec 4, 2012 7:06 PM
World Folk Music - Tomorrow! Sunday, Dec 2nd, Downtown San Diego Library - Sorry... didn't send along the date. This program is tomorrow. http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/93636962/ When : Sunday, December 2, 20 Debbie A. Dec 1, 2012 11:20 AM
Light the Night Walk - Light the Night Walk is tomorrow!  We are so excited to have you walk with us this year.  Please see below for Walk details.   Debbie A. Nov 2, 2012 12:00 AM
Meetup details changed: Oceanside’s "Pride @ the beach" Festival - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/78638772/ When : Saturday, October 1 user 2. Oct 10, 2012 1:25 PM
Light The Night Walk - in honor of Christopher Hitchens - Friday, November 2 at PETCO PARK Registration: 6:00 PM Remembrance Ceremony: 6:30PM Walk Start: 7:00 PM Join  Debbie A. Sep 17, 2012 2:26 PM
Join our Light the Night Team "Coalition of Reason". Help us win incentive prizes like a $5000 grant! -   We are one of 100 freethought teams around the United States walking under the common ban Debbie A. Sep 9, 2012 4:02 PM
Re: [HFSD] Shameless Pandering to Voters - THAT'S WHAT I THOUGHT! Debbie A. Sep 6, 2012 8:50 PM
RE: [HFSD] Shameless Pandering to Voters - A lot of that going on...😉 From: debbie-hfs rick s. Sep 6, 2012 11:31 AM
Shameless Pandering to Voters - Dear Humanist Fellowship Meetup Members, If you are a member of the American Humanist Association, of which the Humanist Fellowship of San Diego is a chapter, you will have received a ballot for the AHA Board of Directors election. I was nomina Debbie A. Sep 6, 2012 11:26 AM
Re: [HFSD] Library discussion tomorrow - OK, will do right now James H. Zimmerman, Jr. Country Specialist, China James H. Z. Aug 20, 2012 10:41 AM
Re: [HFSD] Library discussion tomorrow - Preview not available Debbie A. Aug 20, 2012 10:38 AM
Library discussion tomorrow - Dear all, I just found out that there is a program tomorrow at the James H. Z. Aug 20, 2012 10:21 AM
Pride Parade - Humanists march in support of human rights! - We are parade contingent #134. The time to meet at our gathering place is now 11:30 AM. Because we are in the last quarter of the parade, we do not need to be there before the parade starts (which is at 11 AM). I've updated this Meetup. For mor Debbie A. Jul 16, 2012 11:55 AM
Hi Debbie, I have an idea for a gay vehicle. Do u want a gay car or a humanist car? A gay car could be showgirl. Trim the bottom. Colorful bra the hood. Cardboard feather hat and skirt in rear. I don't have money for this. I could help with designing - On Jul 9,[masked]:44 PM, "tenesee" < [address removed] > wrote: > > Is there any pay for the work? We are really in need of paid work--as unemployed--thanks > donna Jul 10, 2012 6:20 AM
Re: [HFSD] Creative Genius Wanted to design Pride Parade Extravaganza! - Hey Debbie! Me and my friends are excited about the pride parade coming up. We had a couple ideas/suggestions we'd like to share with you regarding our float: 1.) If you're in such a rush to leave after the parade's over, why don't we use my car user 4. Jul 10, 2012 12:48 AM
Re: [HFSD] Creative Genius Wanted to design Pride Parade Extravaganza! - Is there any pay for the work? We are really in need of paid work--as unemployed--thanks --- On Mon, 7/9/12, Debbie <[address removed]> tenesee Jul 9, 2012 7:07 PM
Re: [HFSD] Creative Genius Wanted to design Pride Parade Extravaganza! - Preview not available Debbie A. Jul 9, 2012 12:26 PM
Re: [HFSD] Creative Genius Wanted to design Pride Parade Extravaganza! - We have someone in the Amnesty group who is very good at this stuff. I may talk to him on Wed. James H. Z. Jul 9, 2012 12:17 PM
Creative Genius Wanted to design Pride Parade Extravaganza! - For those of you artistically inclined, I need help with ideas for decorating a vehicle for Pride Parade. The parade is on July 21st, less than two weeks away. I have some banners I can attach to the car, but that's rather boring. Any i Debbie A. Jul 9, 2012 11:59 AM
Win tickets to the Padres Game on July 22 at 1:05 PM - LOTTERY - Buy a ticket and support the Humanist Fellowship Debbie A. Jul 5, 2012 1:51 PM
Louisiana Schools To Teach That Evolution Is False, Loch Ness Monster Is Real -   The dumbing down of America continues!  Is it any wonder that we are far behind many other countries in science?  Of course, this nonsense is pushed by the Christian Crazies. Wilfredo P. Jul 4, 2012 10:03 PM
Re: [HFSD] Conway - send me an email so I can help him!! --- On Tue, 7/3/12, Madeline <[address removed]> wrote: tenesee Jul 4, 2012 12:34 PM
Re: [HFSD] Conway - So sorry to hear this. Someone should call Conway and see what he needs. I'll volunteer to do this if som James H. Z. Jul 4, 2012 11:21 AM
Re: [HFSD] Conway - I sent a e-card and offered help. Thanks for spreading the word. It's amazing he survived this... Debbie Wherever you go, go with all your heart! Debbie A. Jul 3, 2012 10:06 PM
Conway - Hey All, Lots of you know Conway Redding, a very dapper and well-read older member of our community. He got in a rollover accident back East, and he's back home with some major healing to do. As a community, we can be aware that he might need s Madeline Jul 3, 2012 9:59 PM
Why Are Believers Willfully Ignorant About Atheists? -   When believers talk about atheists, they often don't bother to talk to any first. What are they afraid of?   Excelle Wilfredo P. Jul 3, 2012 12:31 AM
I Don’t Believe in a God – What Should I Call Myself? -   This is a good blog post on the issue of what we non-believers should call ourselves.  I've told friends that I personally prefer the term Freethinker .  Here is what the post says about Freethought: Wilfredo P. Jun 20, 2012 9:53 PM
Article on Jerry DeWitt and The Clergy Project -   Jerry DeWitt , a former Pentecostal minister, is now an atheist and the first graduate of the Clergy Project .  He heads the Wilfredo P. Jun 15, 2012 10:25 PM
New Meetup: HASD Invites you to Humanism 101 - World Humanism Day & Why Humanism Is the best - Announcing a new Meetup for Humanist Fellowship of San Diego! What : HASD Invites you to Humanism 101 - World Humanism Day & Why Humanism Is the best Madeline Jun 12, 2012 5:25 PM
Nonbelievers Who Aren't Atheists? by Dave Niose -   Interesting Psychology Today column by Mr. Niose, president of the American Humanist Association.  He says he strongly prefers the term "humanist" over "atheist."  The problem with this is that not all humanists are atheists (in f Wilfredo P. Jun 9, 2012 9:54 PM
Science Series Launch Event on The Galapagos Islands this Saturday, June 2nd -   HFSD members may be interested in this event. Local writer Bette Blayedes Pegas, author of Wilfredo P. May 31, 2012 9:30 PM
"Recovering from Religion? Give Yourself Time" by Valerie Tarico -   This blog post by a former Evangelical Christian turned Freethinker is so good that I felt I had to share it with all members.  It has a plethora of useful information/resources for former religious people who Wilfredo P. Apr 30, 2012 10:56 PM
March 23rd Book Club at LeStat's - Forty Signs of Rain - It would be nice to have a good sized group come to the book discussion. Although I do encourage everyone to read the book (it's well-written and thought provoking with interesting characters), there will be plenty to discuss that doesn't require you t Madeline Mar 16, 2012 8:15 PM
Re: [HFSD] Have you ever wanted to hang out with Richard Dawkins? - T hat is so out of my price range that I have to laugh. But I will be at Golden Hall to hear him speak, along with the other poor people. Ellen Ellen Mar 14, 2012 8:07 PM
Have you ever wanted to hang out with Richard Dawkins? - You are invited to a private reception with Richard Dawkins Friday April 6, 9:00 pm Debbie A. Mar 13, 2012 11:20 PM
The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV - This is a classic essay on MLK that makes some excellent points. As we honor the legacy of Dr. King, we should remember everything he stood for, including the positions he took towards the en Wilfredo P. Jan 16, 2012 12:46 AM
UCSD lecture series to explore the human experience - This UCSD lecture series may be of interest to members. http://www.lajollalight.com/20­12/0 Wilfredo P. Jan 11, 2012 8:51 PM
The Filthy Little Atheist...Founding Father - Great article on Thomas Paine, one of our most important but least respected Founding Fathers. The irony is that he really wasn't an atheist. Note the last paragraph. Wilfredo P. Jan 11, 2012 8:49 PM
Atheists in Foxholes poem - I'm posting this in honor of our Freethinking troops and veterans. Enjoy! --Wilfredo Atheists in Foxholes Wilfredo P. Jan 6, 2012 9:18 PM
Civil rights hero Gordon Hirabayashi,[masked] - Civil rights hero Gordon Hirabayashi, best known for being one of the few people to openly defy the government's unconstitutional internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, has died. He was 93. All humanists should know Wilfredo P. Jan 4, 2012 9:49 PM
Virginia Holiday Battle Includes Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster - Yes! It's only right that Pastafarians receive equal representation! Wilfredo P. Dec 22, 2011 1:10 AM
Happy Winter Solstice! - This is an excellent explanation of the winter solstice from Jim Walker of http://nobeliefs.com . Enjoy! Wilfredo P. Dec 21, 2011 9:57 PM
The Myth of Christian Christmas in America - This is a perfect follow-up to Tom Flynn's presentation "The Trouble with Christmas." It covers some of the same topics that Tom did in his recent talk to us. Wilfredo P. Dec 19, 2011 10:46 PM
Merry Solstice? - Preview not available Wilfredo P. Dec 19, 2011 2:52 PM
Vanity Fair: In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 1949–2011 - Please also check out the related links, including a video and slideshow, at the bottom of this article. Wilfredo P. Dec 18, 2011 12:11 AM
Horror Stories From Christian Group Homes For Troubled Youths - Sending children to these fundamentalist Baptist troubled teen boarding homes is child abuse in my opinion. Please read the powerful reader comments after Wilfredo P. Dec 17, 2011 11:39 PM
Tom Flynn's "The Trouble with Christmas" presentation on YouTube - Hello members, If you attended the Dec. 17th presentation by Tom Flynn, I'm sure you'll agree with me that it was superb! It was one of our most successful Wilfredo P. Dec 17, 2011 11:23 PM
Thousands abused in Dutch Catholic institutions - Just terrible--and proof of my contention that the Catholic Church is the biggest pedophile club in the world. It's worse than NAMBLA! I think it's safe to say that this sort of abuse happened in Wilfredo P. Dec 16, 2011 7:37 PM
Is ‘All-American Muslim’ begetting all-American bigotry? - By now, I'm sure you've heard about Lowe's ridiculous, cowardly decision to pull advertising from Discovery Channel/TLC's All-American Muslim , a reality show depicting the lives of Muslim American f Wilfredo P. Dec 13, 2011 9:16 PM
Study: Atheists distrusted as much as rapists - Gee, I wonder what these people think of Catholic priests? I'd like to ask them when was the last time they heard of large number of atheists molesting/raping children and whether they have heard of at Wilfredo P. Dec 12, 2011 8:50 PM
Christians Once Banned Christmas and The History of Christmas - Here are some fun and educational links you can send to your Xtian friends and relatives! Wilfredo P. Dec 10, 2011 10:28 PM
Rick Perry complains about gays serving in military - I am posting these idiotic comments by Rick Perry as a prime example of what turned me off about religion many years ago: ignorance, intolerance, hate, narrow-mindedness and the arrogant "holi Wilfredo P. Dec 10, 2011 10:21 PM
In recognition of International Human Rights Day - This was an excellent column in today's Union-Tribune by Milburn Line, executive director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego. It is very relev Wilfredo P. Dec 10, 2011 10:02 PM
FACEBOOK - You may not know, but the Humanist Fellowship is on the web, Facebook and Meetup. In addition, we ar Debbie A. Nov 17, 2011 10:54 PM
Meetup details changed: Mark Twain's Birthday Party!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­fellowship/events/39532332/ When : Sunday, November 20, Madeline Nov 13, 2011 12:05 PM

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