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RE: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Japan has high % of non believers. For kids they like Shinto because it is user 1. Sep 19, 2010 11:36 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - I think that there's a fairly pronounced divide between those of us who appreciate ritual but just can't stand the (lack of) ideas behind religious ones, and those of us who dislike rituals to begin with. Personally, I enjoy rituals and wa Marlowe F. Sep 19, 2010 8:50 PM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Thanks Alex and Mike - now I don't feel so bad! I do think it is great t kevin s. Sep 19, 2010 8:43 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Mike: I completely agree with you. If I may advance a reckless simile here - these formerly religious ceremonies that have been stripped of their religious content seem to be like tofu bacon for vegetarians: the taste and texture of meat without t Alex Sep 19, 2010 8:19 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Kevin: I too am not big on ceremony. I actually don't like ceremony. &nb Mike J Sep 19, 2010 8:01 PM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Thanks Michelle and Simon for the comments. It is great that we have the kevin s. Sep 19, 2010 7:22 PM
New post on HAO blog - Preview not available Seanna Sep 19, 2010 4:45 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Ok you cranky people, I guess I will have to instill some "faith" in the humanist child-welcoming p Simon P. Sep 19, 2010 11:38 AM
Re: HAO-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - Hello: I thank everyone, who has commented on the suggested topic for tomorrow Mike J Sep 18, 2010 4:48 PM
Re: HAO-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - Preview not available Marlene K. Sep 18, 2010 2:48 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - No, the concept has never really appealed to me either. I guess it's because I didn't have a baptism, and those in my family who have did so more privately. Since my family's tradition is secular already, I didn't have anything to replace Marlowe F. Sep 18, 2010 10:44 AM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - Thanks Marlowe. I am going with the baby naming ceremony but that would kevin s. Sep 18, 2010 9:48 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] next Citizen question - My understanding is that one of the services officiants provide is a baby naming ceremony, but I really don't know any of the details. In my family, the tradition is the introduction to the family. This generally takes place at the first big fa Marlowe F. Sep 18, 2010 9:14 AM
Re: HAO-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - Hello: I have added a suggested topic to discuss at tomorrow's meeting: Mike J Sep 18, 2010 8:30 AM
next Citizen question - Here is the next Citizen question - and they are tailoring it for us hum kevin s. Sep 17, 2010 10:59 PM
HAO-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - We are hosting another Living Without Religion meeting on Sunday Sept. 19th at 10 am at Mike J Sep 17, 2010 12:06 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - By the way, Robert Ingersoll has weighed in on this discussion as well: "I wish to see an eternal divorce and separation between church and schools. The common school is the bread of life; but there should be nothing taught in the schools except what Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 2:48 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Donnie - This is not what has happened in other provinces. Several provinces that have had a dual school systems have since switched to secular only (including Quebec, if I'm not mistaken). They have not become "failed provinces" (not yet, a Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 2:45 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - I suspect a fight with Catholics will force the Catholics to create an alliance with Creationists. The Catholics will vote for the Con user 1. Sep 16, 2010 2:39 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - I think the teaching of the Catholic faith can be accomplished by parents and the church Mike J Sep 16, 2010 2:38 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 2:16 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 1:41 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Bradley C. Sep 16, 2010 1:37 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Alex Sep 16, 2010 1:26 PM
Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 1:05 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - I agree I think it would be best to advocate that schools should just teach subjects nec Mike J Sep 16, 2010 12:54 PM
Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - I would be careful of only using the argument that secularism is the best compass to pro Mike J Sep 16, 2010 12:47 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Alex Sep 16, 2010 11:56 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 11:42 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 11:40 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Alex Sep 16, 2010 11:19 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 10:50 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 10:46 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Matthew E. Sep 16, 2010 10:33 AM
Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Preview not available Marlowe F. Sep 16, 2010 10:27 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - That second article is definitely the most reasonable and carefully argued article I've read in support of funding of religious schools. The author asks (and answers) a difficult question: "So, why should religious parents be forced to pay more (or g Alex Sep 16, 2010 9:52 AM
Re: hao-list Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - The second article could be good news. We have usually been the ones argruing that secula Simon P. Sep 16, 2010 8:48 AM
Two Opinion pieces in today's Ottawa Citizen that are of interest - Hello: The following two articles in today's Ottawa Citizen and printed on page A1 Mike J Sep 16, 2010 7:54 AM
[secularhumanism-7] "New film is a spectacular tour of a 33,000-year-old art gallery" - Will the movie user 1. Sep 15, 2010 10:03 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Geo-centrists are still kicking - They are christian apologists ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A­pologetics Steve Sep 15, 2010 8:13 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Geo-centrists are still kicking - Are they now going to insist that science classes "teach the debate"? I'm fairly sure the geocentric model was disproved with the invention of the telescope. And who are these physicists and other PHD's endorsing it? On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 7:48 Alex Sep 15, 2010 7:51 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Geo-centrists are still kicking - This is a joke, right? On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 4:06 AM, Steve Fanjoy < [address removed] > wrote: Matthew E. Sep 15, 2010 7:48 PM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] Geo-centrists are still kicking - Wow just wow. From: [address removed] Su Chris B. Sep 15, 2010 7:03 PM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] Fw: Urgent: "Fox News North" attacks Avaaz - amazing response! - Preview not available user 1. Sep 15, 2010 4:21 PM
Fw: Urgent: "Fox News North" attacks Avaaz - amazing response! - Could it be that Avaaz requesting that the police investigate tampering has got Kory Ten Mike J Sep 15, 2010 12:19 PM
Marci McDonald Tickets - Tony M. Sep 15, 2010 10:58 AM
"New film is a spectacular tour of a 33,000-year-old art gallery" - I'd love to see this film... Cave of Forgotten Dreams. But then again the PMO will probably forbid the Museum of Civiliz Steve Sep 15, 2010 4:07 AM
Geo-centrists are still kicking - ? http://www.catholicintl.com/ga­lileowaswrong/ Steve Sep 15, 2010 4:06 AM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] Cdn Scientists Need Harper's Approval to Speak to the Media - How can Science be allowed to say the world is older than the Bible? user 1. Sep 14, 2010 2:44 PM
Cdn Scientists Need Harper's Approval to Speak to the Media - http://www.vancouversun.com/ne­ws/Tightened+muzzle+scientists­+Orwellian/3515345/story.html Steve Sep 14, 2010 3:11 AM
If you can't win do you plan to profit from loosing? - Interesting comment on some Christian lies. Is the war winnable? Or do you just plan (to profit) from the inevitable? http://progress-index.com/news­/op-ed/letters/there-is-no-wor­d-god-or-jesus-in-the-constitu­tion-1.1002183 Donnie McLeod user 1. Sep 13, 2010 9:11 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Google Instant and the search for god - The meanie in me would say that anyone sufficiently in the 21st century to know how to operate a computer has already given up the futile search for God ;) On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Steve Fanjoy & Marlowe F. Sep 13, 2010 1:09 PM
Google Instant and the search for god - http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/­12/search-for-god/ ?? Steve Sep 13, 2010 1:04 PM
New Meetup: After the Living Without Religion Meetup lunch - Announcing a new Meetup for Humanist Association of Ottawa! What : After the Living Without Religion Meetup lunch When : Sunday, September 19,[masked] Mike J Sep 13, 2010 12:12 PM
New Meetup: Living Without Religion - Announcing a new Meetup for Humanist Association of Ottawa! What : Living Without Religion When : Sunday, September 19,[masked]:00 AM Wh Mike J Sep 13, 2010 12:11 PM
Re : [secularhumanism-7] A video of a guy burning a few pages of the Qu'ran at Ground Zero yesterday (9/11) - Wow... just wow! It only makes me wanna burn other magic books to see people's rea user 9. Sep 12, 2010 3:13 PM
A video of a guy burning a few pages of the Qu'ran at Ground Zero yesterday (9/11) - All I can say is what a reaction : Mike J Sep 12, 2010 8:05 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Imagine no religion - waaaaaaaaaaaaay cool, dude! The Nolan Mike On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 7:48 PM, Mike J < [address removed] > wrote: Mike N. Sep 12, 2010 6:02 AM
Fwd: greetings from KUHA Uganda....Book lists of needed books - Hi Guys; The school has no constant supple of electricity so DVD and TV are problematic.. I asked Brother Robert, Humanist, Kasese to get a list of what he needed and set it up so people could do as much or as little or nothing if they wanted and t Mike N. Sep 12, 2010 6:00 AM
The Politics of Venom - A very interesting piece by Paul Wells on the politics of venom: Mike J Sep 11, 2010 2:14 PM
Imagine no religion - One picture is worth a thousand words: Mike J Sep 11, 2010 12:48 PM
Dan Gardner's column for 9/11 - very well written - I am attaching Dan Gardner's column for 9/11 which is very well written a Mike J Sep 11, 2010 11:58 AM
Stephen Hawkins to show up at Larry King Live Tonight! - Hi Novak: Yes, I know -this is a very quick notice, but Mr. Hawkings i Sylvia O. Sep 10, 2010 8:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Sunday Unsermon - Sorry, the initial date I posted this as was wrong. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ottawa-h­umanist/calendar/1472572 Tony M. Sep 10, 2010 2:32 PM
New Meetup: Sunday Unsermon - Announcing a new Meetup for Humanist Association of Ottawa! What : Sunday Unsermon When : Sunday, September 26,[masked]:00 AM Where : Tony M. Sep 10, 2010 2:31 PM
Another manifestation of evangelical bigotry - US pastor defiant as Clinton slams Koran-burning: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp­/100908/world/us_attacks_relig­ion_islam_afghanistan George Sep 8, 2010 9:14 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: hao-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - Cliff: Thank you for your message. I hope all is okay with your family issue Mike J Sep 7, 2010 11:37 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: hao-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - Hi Michael, I am sorry I didn't make to the meeting last Sunday. I have had a very hectic week and then was away last weekend and as a result have not been checking my email like I should.? Also sorry I couldn't make it to the pride parade Clifford B. Sep 7, 2010 11:01 AM
UK's Nick Clegg and Australia's Julia Gillard - Public Atheists in Public Service -?UK's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Australia's new PM Julia Gillard are?atheists?and do not shy away from it. Can you name any Canadian politicians that are confirmed atheists? Stev Steve Sep 7, 2010 8:11 AM
Re: Petition to support the Commissioner of the CRTC - Please note the following: What Harper and Sun Media want is that CRTC makes the&n Mike J Sep 6, 2010 11:07 PM
Petition to support the Commissioner of the CRTC - You can help support the Chairman of Canada���s Radio-television and Telecommunicati Mike J Sep 6, 2010 10:47 PM
CBC Ideas - Listen to four sharp philosophers discuss secularism - In the car this afternoon I caught part of the following discussion aired on CBC's "Ideas in the Afternoon". Here is a link to the original show about a month ago. So far I have heard lots of intelligent, principled discussion, even whe Steve Sep 6, 2010 3:46 PM
CBC Tapestry on Losing Religion & its author William Lobdell - http://www.cbc.ca/tapestry/201­0/09/losing-religon.html ? Steve Sep 5, 2010 2:28 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] What Beck reveals about Stephen Harper's Canada - user 8. Sep 5, 2010 9:56 AM
Save with one school system - The Ottawa Citizen has printed a letter to the editor by Sheila Ayala entitled "Save with Mike J Sep 4, 2010 1:11 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Ask the Experts Rabbi Reuven Bulka - Preview not available Seanna Sep 3, 2010 10:45 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Ask the Experts Rabbi Reuven Bulka - I am sure, through the sufficient exercise of reason, free will, moral insight and the help of mental health professionals, that Rabbi Bulka could be cured. http://en.wikipedia.org/w Steve Sep 3, 2010 10:29 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Ask the Experts Rabbi Reuven Bulka - I just saw three young Arab men, at the bus stop, looking at an Xtra magazine not realiz Mike J Sep 3, 2010 9:51 PM
Ask the Experts Rabbi Reuven Bulka - kevin s. Sep 3, 2010 9:42 PM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Thanks! I was just asked to answer some questions from hotmail to help w kevin s. Sep 3, 2010 1:37 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - I got an in bound mail with some cc email address, to make the mail seem legitimate, the names seemed to me to be un-robotic. Is user 1. Sep 3, 2010 1:07 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Hawking, God and Gravity (was: New books to review) - Article on same subject. Comments also interesting reading. George Sep 3, 2010 10:59 AM
Re: hao-list Living Without Religion Meeting on Sunday - We are hosting another Living Without Religion meeting on Sunday Sept. 5th at 10 am at t Mike J Sep 3, 2010 10:50 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Preview not available Seanna Sep 3, 2010 10:17 AM
Marci McDonald Tickets - Hey everyone, Just wanted to remind you all that tickets for the Marci McDonald talk and book signing on Sept. 22nd are now available onlin Tony M. Sep 3, 2010 10:15 AM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Can happen to anyone. Have you changed your password? That usually puts Tyler L. Sep 3, 2010 9:33 AM
RE: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Yes it seems to have been a spam using my e mail. It seems to have stopp kevin s. Sep 3, 2010 9:06 AM
Hawking, God and Gravity (was: New books to review) - Interesting discussion about this on Slashdot: http://science.slashdot.org/st­ory/10/09/02/1235245/Hawking-P­icks-Physics-Over- Steve Sep 3, 2010 8:25 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Hmm... "angelfire"... sounds like the devil is in his details ; ) On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 7:13 AM, Marlo Steve Sep 3, 2010 7:19 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Yup, I think that Kevin's been "compromised." I've received a couple e-mails from him that are blank with no subject line and have angelfire links. I think a nasty is just going through his contact list. Marlowe F. Sep 3, 2010 7:12 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] - Preview not available Seanna Sep 2, 2010 9:58 PM
(no subject) - http://ponamesi.angelfire.com/­ kevin s. Sep 2, 2010 9:36 PM
New books to review - I stumbled upon this review of the new Stephen Hawking book "The Great Design" (to be published soon): http://www.reuters.com/article­/idUSTRE6811FN20100902 Novak Sep 2, 2010 7:03 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] What Beck reveals about Stephen Harper's Canada - Jesus that is scary. ------------------------------­- Secular methods have been proven to user 1. Sep 1, 2010 9:11 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] What Beck reveals about Stephen Harper's Canada - Secular Mark F. Sep 1, 2010 8:55 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] What Beck reveals about Stephen Harper's Canada - Harper ignores the knowledge of the RCMP, criminologist and climatologists. Would he listen if you told him the 12 steps is unproven. user 1. Sep 1, 2010 8:00 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-7] What Beck reveals about Stephen Harper's Canada - Not to be dismissive, but I've been to enough AA meetings and NA meetings(years ago)to state that Harper would be disappointed. The majority of those in recovery do not have a personal relationship with Jesus(or they keep it to themselves), in my expe Matthew E. Sep 1, 2010 5:19 PM
Re: Re: [secularhumanism-7] Three things not everyone knows about Islam - Thanks for the clarification. On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 11:12 AM, Marlowe Filippov < [address removed] > wrote: Matthew E. Sep 1, 2010 5:05 PM
What Beck reveals about Stephen Harper's Canada - user 1. Sep 1, 2010 3:28 PM
Re: Re: [secularhumanism-7] Three things not everyone knows about Islam - user 1. Sep 1, 2010 2:44 PM

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