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Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I don't understand ho Charlie Aug 28, 2010 10:13 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - or maybe those that believed in a superior being and a life after death were better Tom H. Aug 28, 2010 10:07 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Agree Charlie Aug 28, 2010 10:05 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I'm lukewarm about religion and see both good and evil from all beliefs.&nbs Charlie Aug 28, 2010 10:04 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Educational topics...religion and atheism - This is Charlotte Aug 28, 2010 9:51 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Good topic Tom. I suspect religion evolved as a pseudo science so unscrupulous people could prof Rusty Aug 28, 2010 9:30 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - At some point maybe we could profit from having a discussion, or a presentation, of Tom H. Aug 28, 2010 9:13 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - An ongoing discussion in a seminar type of format like the zoo meeting; the bar is to load and s Rusty Aug 28, 2010 8:39 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - IN order to have such a format, wouldn't meeting at a place such as a coffee shop be more conducive to such a structured social? William Gautreaux [masked] William Aug 28, 2010 8:38 AM
RE: [atheists-767] disclaimer - ooooh, good, perhaps at different happy hours, we can have a facilitator Swati S. Aug 28, 2010 8:34 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I have been thinking for some time; and recent comments confirm; We should have an enlightenment Rusty Aug 28, 2010 8:18 AM
RE: [atheists-767] Definition of atheism... - well said, thanks, Charlotte! Swati J. Shah, MD, MPH New Orlea Swati S. Aug 27, 2010 7:03 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I think we need to separate moral/ethics from being atheist/theist. Some atheists are probably very moral and ethical. Some are not. William Aug 27, 2010 6:37 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - LOL .. yes! Especially when they ADMIT why they blew up that bus or abortion clinic! They freely tell you that it was for God, Jesus, Allah, whomever! William Ga William Aug 27, 2010 6:36 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Whether you are religious or atheist has less to do with your motives than your moral and ethica Rusty Aug 27, 2010 6:20 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - The notion that Hitler/Stalin/Pol Pot were atheists and committed their atrocities because of their lack of religious beliefs has been refuted countless times. Farrar On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 4:23 PM, rshack user 2. Aug 27, 2010 6:14 PM
Hemant Mehta coming to Mobile - I just received two good pieces of news. First, the University of South Alabam mims h. c. Aug 27, 2010 5:58 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Definition of atheism... - An Agnostic is an Atheist because they do not believe; even though they lack evidence to conclud Rusty Aug 27, 2010 4:21 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - But one has to ask the question: did the Russian Nihilists commit those acts of terrorism because of their atheism? Maybe so, maybe not. What about current-day examples of atheist William Aug 27, 2010 4:13 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Definition of atheism... - I read these definitions somewhere. atheist = lacking belief in god theist = having a belief in god agnostic = acknowleding that y William Aug 27, 2010 4:10 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - In a recorded interview with? user 2. Aug 27, 2010 4:08 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - it could happen Rusty Aug 27, 2010 4:07 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Atheist terrorists? I guess there are also A-Leprochaunist terrorists and A-Unicornist terrorists, too. I would say that there are many more Christian terro William Aug 27, 2010 3:59 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - And there could "literally" be terrorists who bomb banana boats because they prefer lemon custard. Farrar On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Rusty < user 2. Aug 27, 2010 3:59 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - William Gautreaux [masked] -----Original Message----- From: R William Aug 27, 2010 3:57 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Like charlotte said, Atheism is simply the lack of belief in a supernatural being(s); Rusty Aug 27, 2010 3:43 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Definition of atheism... - Thanks, Charlotte. That's better than I and my dictionary could have done. Farrar On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Charlotte < charlotte@klasson user 2. Aug 27, 2010 3:37 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Well, I doubt anyone "in transition" would say that Atheism equates terrorism... But okay. From the New Merriam-Webster Dictionary: religion (n)? 1: the service and worship of God or the supe user 2. Aug 27, 2010 3:35 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Definition of atheism... - I think Charlotte Aug 27, 2010 3:26 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Let's not forget, a lot of the people that join our group are in transition; let's educate Rusty Aug 27, 2010 3:24 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Ahh...interesting. On Aug 27,[masked]:13 PM, "Farrar" < [address removed] > wrote: No, the guy who keeps coming here claiming that Atheism is a religion, Cher Aug 27, 2010 3:16 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - No, the guy who keeps coming here claiming that Atheism is a religion, is evil, etc. He shows up from time to time. And apparently he has a friend. Isn't that sweet? :) Farrar user 2. Aug 27, 2010 3:13 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Me? On Aug 27,[masked]:32 PM, "Farrar" < [address removed] > wrote: I almost forgot: why would a troll join NOSHA's listserv? Surely there are better plac Cher Aug 27, 2010 1:35 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Preview not available Michael I. Aug 27, 2010 1:33 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I almost forgot: why would a troll join NOSHA's listserv? Surely there are better places for you. Farrar On 8/27/2010 1:17 PM, Charlie wrote: > Not all terrorists are fighting for religion. > Aetheism is also a religion. user 2. Aug 27, 2010 1:32 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Aetheism is not a religion. It's a typo. Farrar On 8/27/2010 1:17 PM, Charlie wrote: > Not all terrorists are fighting for religion. > Aetheism is also a religion. user 2. Aug 27, 2010 1:31 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Whoa. Ok hello. I'm pretty much a lurker, but had to comment. Atheism is NOT a religion. I would never argue otherwise. Atheism doesn't define my values. I do. It only defines my thought on the good topic and that I choose to live without relig Cher Aug 27, 2010 1:29 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Not all terrorists are fighting for religion. Charlie Aug 27, 2010 1:16 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I was thinking in retrospect; It is exactly the same, terrorist are a religious faction fighti Rusty Aug 27, 2010 9:17 AM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Not the same. Charlie Aug 26, 2010 10:44 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I agree whole heatedly; but this would be like saying the war against terrorism is govt. i Rusty Aug 26, 2010 1:00 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - I wonder what percentage of Atheists are also Libertarians. Farrar On 8/26/[masked]:27 PM, Charlie wrote: > We have enough govt intererence in our lives and don't need anyone to > enforce more user 2. Aug 26, 2010 12:33 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - We have enough govt intererence in our lives and don't need anyone to enforc Charlie Aug 26, 2010 12:27 PM
Re: [atheists-767] disclaimer - Preview not available Michael I. Aug 26, 2010 11:52 AM
disclaimer - I was watching Chris Angel mindfreak and there was a disclaimer before a stunt " don't try this at home"; and I was thinking there should be a disclaimer before any religious advice, "Don't practice these methods at home they could be detrimental Rusty Aug 26, 2010 11:45 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Make history....be in the photo for the"ImagineNo Religion" billboard... - Preview not available Charlotte Aug 26, 2010 11:18 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Make history....be in the photo for the "ImagineNo Religion" billboard... - Preview not available user 4. Aug 26, 2010 11:14 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Make history....be in the photo for the "ImagineNo Religion" billboard... - Preview not available Charlotte Aug 26, 2010 11:12 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Make history....be in the photo for the "Imagine No Religion" billboard... - Preview not available user 4. Aug 26, 2010 10:55 AM
Make history....be in the photo for the "Imagine No Religion" billboard... - (Message sent from Freedom From Religion Foundation) FFRF Group Photo With Billboard Sunday, August 29 10 AM (rain or shine) Corner of N Rampart St and Canal St You are cordially invited to be part of a gro Charlotte Aug 26, 2010 10:49 AM
New Meetup: A Secular Humanist Picnic for the "Under 35" Crowd - Announcing a new Meetup for The Southeast Louisiana Freethinkers Meetup! What : A Secular Humanist Picnic for the "Under 35" Crowd When Charlotte Aug 26, 2010 2:01 AM
NOSHA Banqet....only 9 days away! - Just a reminder that you are NOT confirmed officially for the banquet until you send in your payment (via the PDF form I have posted in our Meetup file section) OR via paying online with our PayPal link available at the NOSHA webs Charlotte Aug 13, 2010 10:22 AM
New Meetup: NOSHA's 11th Anniversary Dinner with special guest speaker, Ellen Johnson! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Southeast Louisiana Freethinkers Meetup! What : NOSHA's 11th Anniversary Dinner with special guest speaker, Ellen Johnson! Charlotte Aug 6, 2010 5:28 PM
Meetup details changed: "Third Tuesday Happy Hour"....sponsored by NOSHA - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/new-orle­ans-atheists/calendar/14215913­/ When : Tuesday, August 17, 20 Charlotte Aug 6, 2010 5:10 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - Scott, We feel your pain, Scott, but sometimes you just have to know when to fold 'em. It would be a great opportunity to have a "family" picnic actually...especially for people who have younger children. It would be a chance to meet others Charlotte Aug 2, 2010 6:09 PM
Re: Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - I'm 'younger then 35' in mind and spirit and I like picnics. Would I not be welcomed?...lol We're really going to try to make the meetup on the 4th to say goodbye to our godless buddy, Doug. user 1. Aug 1, 2010 8:07 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - I have no suggestions to make, but am watching this thread eagerly. Farrar On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 11:45 AM, Charlotte < [address removed] > wro user 2. Aug 1, 2010 11:52 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - Thank you, Eliot, for volunte Charlotte Aug 1, 2010 11:45 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - Rusty et al, Charlotte Aug 1, 2010 11:22 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - I suppose I could take the initiative and help put some thing together. I'm 24 with a flexible work schedule so I guess that makes me qualified. Maybe a simple coffee shop meet up would be best to begin. I'll be going to the happy hour on the 4th Elliot R. Jul 31, 2010 4:42 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - That's a good idea. I have no problem with meeting people older than I, but having a younger meet up would be interesting just to see where my generations views stand. Also, the ambiance of a loud bar is a turn off if I can't hear people speak. Elliot R. Jul 31, 2010 1:37 PM
RE: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - Hi, I'm the youngun who's not quite old enough for the happy hour user 1. Jul 31, 2010 12:56 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Idea for new freethinkers group... - Our young ones are our future; WE need to encourage them. I noticed we have a new member (Ashly Rusty Jul 31, 2010 10:59 AM
Idea for new freethinkers group... - I've been giving it some thought over the past year and I was wondering if anyone would be interested in having an "under 35" social group? While there are several ways for all of the active NOSHA members to meet at monthly speaker m Charlotte Jul 31, 2010 9:04 AM
No "regular" NOSHA meeting in August.... - This note is to let everyone know that there will NOT be a regular NOSHA meeting in August. We will have our 11th anniversary banquet with special guest speaker, Ellen Johnson, former national president of American Atheists. For more Charlotte Jul 31, 2010 8:37 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Anyone up for a cruise...? - Farrar, That's all the more reason to go if you've never been! Definitely consider it because you can't beat the value for 7 days. If you have more questions, feel free to send me a note. Charlotte On 7/15/[masked]:41 AM, Farrar wrote: Charlotte Jul 16, 2010 8:29 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Anyone up for a cruise...? - I've never been on a cruise, but my girlfriend has and she keeps saying we should take one. Looks interesting to me! We might just join y'all. :) Farrar Charlotte wrote: > We figured that most people (who've taken a cruise out of New Orleans) user 2. Jul 15, 2010 11:41 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Anyone up for a cruise...? - We figur Charlotte Jul 15, 2010 10:13 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Anyone up for a cruise...? - The one going to Belize, Roatan Island, and Cozumel.sounds like more fun. Rusty Jul 14, 2010 12:26 PM
Anyone up for a cruise...? - 7 Day cruise leaving from New Orleans on Saturday, January 8, 2011. Really good rates! Several of us are going on this cruise and we wanted to let others in NOSHA know about it case you'd like to make it a herd. (Don't w Charlotte Jul 13, 2010 9:12 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Any D & D players out there...? - I am, but am still a few months away from getting to NOLA On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Charlotte < [address removed] > wrote: Lancelot M. Jul 13, 2010 8:23 AM
Any D & D players out there...? - Do you play Dungeons and Dragons? A regular member of our NOSHA happy hour group, James, a UNO student and local Renaissance man, is looking for people who might like to join his game. If you are interested, please contact him direct Charlotte Jul 12, 2010 11:15 AM
New Meetup: NOSHA July 2010 - "A Capitalist Oil Catastrophe" - Announcing a new Meetup for The Southeast Louisiana Freethinkers Meetup! What: NOSHA July 2010 - "A Capitalist Oil Catastrophe" When: Saturday, July 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Audubon Zoo 6500 Magazine St Charlotte Jun 27, 2010 1:37 PM
Re: [atheists-767] yes charlie - Preview not available Michael I. Jun 26, 2010 8:43 PM
yes charlie - I agree with Charlie. We can move the topic(s) to the Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/group­.php?gid=45510814299) Group discussion board and/or the Googl ricky Jun 26, 2010 8:32 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - I recommend that anyone who wishes to avoid conversations threads from the Meetup group to get comfortable with your "delete" button. Group them and click! And if you find that you want to continue conversing with an individual, feel free to sen Charlotte Jun 26, 2010 5:28 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Michael I. Jun 26, 2010 4:26 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Can you guys keep these emails among yourselves instead of sending them to the whole gro Charlie Jun 26, 2010 4:20 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Michael I. Jun 26, 2010 3:43 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - I don't see any constructive purpose to your alleged attempt to stimulate discussion; I am howev Rusty Jun 24, 2010 9:44 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Rob P. Jun 24, 2010 8:52 AM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Charlotte Jun 23, 2010 10:16 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Michael; I am confused. The last time we spoke you were still defensive of religion and were only open minded toward Atheism. The word existential has nothing to do with religion, it pertains to all that exists. What I wrote was an idea not even a theory; Rusty Jun 23, 2010 9:52 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Michael I. Jun 23, 2010 9:47 PM
schedule conflict - I was realizing today that the first Wed, happy hour that should have been next week, fell on the 30th.and I was wondering if it would be the 30th or the 7th. I set up my bi-weekly schedule to accommodate this event; if it gets pushed back a week I will n Rusty Jun 23, 2010 8:48 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Rob P. Jun 23, 2010 8:39 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Michael I. Jun 23, 2010 4:04 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Ethics is also about empathy, about considering others. I think that's its root. In any case, Michael, please don't tell this atheist what he does and doesn't believe, what forms of thought he will accept, or anything else. You do not speak for me o Rob P. Jun 23, 2010 3:25 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - The distinction is not necessarily what you believe but how you believe it. Existentialism (which I'm glad to finally see in these conversations) has trended towards a reluctance to accept anything based on beliefs or values designed to pre-empti Anthony R. Jun 23, 2010 3:21 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Ethics - Preview not available Michael I. Jun 23, 2010 1:59 PM
Ethics - Ethics is about appropriate social behavior; appropriate by what standard? It appears that when people are debating ethics they speak from the perspective of an individual or a group; which is just a congregation of like minded individuals. either way Rusty Jun 23, 2010 9:11 AM
SAVE THE DATE for the NOSHA banquet! - The NOSHA banquet will be Saturday evening, August 21 at Smilie's located in Harahan in Jefferson. Our featured speaker will be Ellen Johnson, the former national president of American Atheists. Last year we sold out and we'll have a Charlotte Jun 16, 2010 3:26 PM
Stewart heading to Baton Rouge churches.... - If you live closer to the Baton Rouge area, you might want to join Doug Stewart in his quiet vigil to let church goers know what an atheist looks like (or you can simply watch from a distance, but please say hello.) This is where he will Charlotte Jun 11, 2010 9:21 AM
New Meetup: NOSHA June 2010 - "Toward a Consilient Approach to Ethics" - Announcing a new Meetup for The Southeast Louisiana Freethinkers Meetup! What: NOSHA June 2010 - "Toward a Consilient Approach to Ethics" When: Saturday, June 19,[masked]:00 PM Where: Audubon Zoo 6500 Ma Charlotte May 19, 2010 5:40 PM
Re: [atheists-767] Announcing the winner of the National Day of Reason Quiz....! - Wow! I'm so excited! William Gautreaux [masked] -----Original William May 14, 2010 7:28 PM
New Meetup: "Third Wednesdays Happy Hour"....sponsored by NOSHA - Announcing a new Meetup for The Southeast Louisiana Freethinkers Meetup! What: "Third Wednesdays Happy Hour"....sponsored by NOSHA When: Wednesday, June 16,[masked]:00 PM Where: Monkey Hill Bar 6100 Mag Charlotte May 14, 2010 7:21 PM
Announcing the winner of the National Day of Reason Quiz....! - We had three NDR quiz takers with the highest scores at this month's celebration - 14 out of 16 answers correct: Kevin Bladsacker Katie Picone William Gautreaux As agreed to break the tie, we put those three names in a bas Charlotte May 14, 2010 6:58 PM
new book coming out soon, local author - Tom H. May 8, 2010 3:35 PM
New Meetup: NOSHA Meeting May 2010 - Just What Do Secular Humanists Believe? - Announcing a new Meetup for The Southeast Louisiana Freethinkers Meetup! What: NOSHA Meeting May 2010 - Just What Do Secular Humanists Believe? When: Saturday, May 15,[masked]:00 PM Where: Audubon Zoo 6500 Magazin Charlotte May 8, 2010 11:18 AM
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