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Meetup Cancelled: Book and Media Club: discussion - The Book and Media Club meetup on  April 4, 2015 has been cancelled due to a lack of a topic or text to discuss. We'll reconvene in May for a discussion of Phil Zuckerman's book Galen Mar 28, 2015 9:43 AM
New leadership required: I’m stepping down - Hello all my fellow freethinkers, I would like everyone to know in advance of the upcoming annual meeting and election that I will NOT be standing for any office. I brought this group into being nine years a Janet Feb 11, 2015 11:32 AM
Capitol Solstice Display will go up! - Fellow freethinkers, For the third year in a row, the group will put a up a Solstice Display in the Capitol Rotunda, a small counterweight to the massive Thomas Moore Society nativity scene. We have bee Janet Nov 3, 2014 12:05 PM
President's report: A new fight for equality in Illinois - Galen Oct 26, 2014 10:16 PM
November Book & Media Meetup (plus some more to come) - Greetings, fellow freethinkers: A quick update to an event this coming week: Our November book and media meetup had not been updated until this evening ( mea culpa, mea maxima culpa ), but now it reflects this month& Galen Oct 26, 2014 8:39 PM
Feds Say Cannabis Is Not Medicine While Holding The Patent on Cannabis as Medicine? - Zak C. Sep 27, 2014 5:01 PM
Upcoming meetups! Also, the deadline looms to speak your mind! - Felicitations, fellow freethinkers! Just a few friendly reminders: Our next regular meetup is this Saturday at 11 a.m. at our normal venue; see Galen Sep 16, 2014 11:13 AM
Re: [safreethinkers] Humanist Group book review - Figures on the planaria short chapter.  Authors ought to go to a forum and see what the readers want them to write about.  If only it worked that way, my autobiography would be that of a saint, philanthropist, and pillar of the community. Mark P. Aug 20, 2014 5:10 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Humanist Group book review - Thanks for the note (I also received an email from Susan Solon, so it seems I am back on the email li Markus K. Aug 20, 2014 12:00 PM
Humanist Group book review - The Humanist Discussion Group will meet Monday, August 25 at 7:00 pm in the ALUUC sanctuary; Randy Pratt will review the book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright followed by discussion. Wright’s book was Mark P. Aug 19, 2014 8:47 PM
We need to hear your voices! - Fellow freethinkers, As part of our ongoing efforts to move the group boldly into the future, your board has been working on getting set up and official. We have made some good strides in the past few months, and now we've come to an important Galen Aug 16, 2014 10:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: discussion - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/wtvlnyskbhb/ When : Saturday, July Janet Jun 22, 2014 1:02 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: discussion - Wish I could make it. Have to go to a wedding. At least it's not my own. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 1, 2014, at 11:34 AM, "Gal Tom Y. Jun 4, 2014 7:16 PM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: discussion - Just a note for everyone - The next Book & Media meetup will be at Markus Kessler's house and will feature a discussion about the origins of Islam led by Markus. This is a great opportunity to hear about some recent scholarship on a religion that m Galen Jun 1, 2014 11:34 AM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: Field trip to the movies! - Hello fellow freethinkers, Please note the changes to the upcoming May Book & Media meetup - we'll be taking a field trip to see a screening of  Hug an Atheist in Peoria (put on by the Peoria Secular Humanist Society). There will b Galen Apr 19, 2014 5:04 PM
Event happening TONIGHT - Just found this in my emails from a while back. I am going to try to go. Anyone else? http://www.meetup.com/BNFree/e­vents/173010262/ Janet Janet Mar 27, 2014 3:41 PM
Fwd: Invitation: Humanism at Work National Conference - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Peoria Secular Humanist Society < [address removed] > Date: Janet Mar 20, 2014 8:09 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Newbie - Welcome, I just opened an introduction on FaceBook with you I think.  I'll go back and let you in the door as this opening of yours is such as I am after before admitting.  Great seeing you here. Mark P. Mar 15, 2014 9:55 AM
Re: [safreethinkers] Newbie - Welcome Rug, to the welcome mat! Glad to have you with us. See you when you can make it. Sent from my iPhone Tom Y. Mar 15, 2014 8:38 AM
Newbie - Hi everyone, First, let me just say, I think it's great to have a local group like this. I wish I would have found it much sooner.  Second, I don't know if this kind of use of the mailing rug Mar 15, 2014 2:08 AM
Book and Media Club for March - CANCELED - Hello everyone, This is just a message to inform everyone that the March Book and Media Club meetup (originally scheduled for March 1, this Saturday) has been canceled due to illness. Our next meetup will be a Galen Feb 24, 2014 6:21 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] One more thing - about the Book and Media Club - Intending to facilitate discussion a week from Saturday somewhere yet to be determined to find a solution to a problem concerning time.  The base material presents two contrasting perspectives of time.  Mathis presents a readable short essa Mark P. Feb 21, 2014 5:58 AM
One more thing - about the Book and Media Club - Greetings (again), I nearly forgot to mention one other pressing matter, outside the realm of official business. Our first Saturday meetup has long been the Book and Media Club, which is a smaller, more in-depth discussion about specifi Galen Feb 17, 2014 4:53 PM
From the president: A message for the future - Greetings, fellow travelers in reason: My name is Galen Broaddus, and this past Saturday, I was elected president of the Springfield Area Freethinkers. Many of you may know me as a regular of the various meetups for the past few years, and thos Galen Feb 17, 2014 4:16 PM
Meetup details changed: Vote for your board and officers! (Plus food and discussion) - The details of the next meetup (this coming Saturday, the 15th) have been changed to reflect a change of venue and of content: We will be electing officers (President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and a minimum of two at-large board members. Officers must Galen Feb 9, 2014 8:49 PM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: discussion - I've updated this Meetup. We will be having a (likely animated) discussion on the relationship between science and democracy. For more details, see the full listing: http:// Janet Jan 27, 2014 2:26 PM
Clarification: NEW PEOPLE CAN BE BOARD MEMBERS! - Preview not available Janet Jan 27, 2014 2:10 PM
BYLAWS APPROVED: What now? - The proposed bylaws for our group were approved. The vote, online and off, was unanimous. What does this mean? First, that we need to elect officers and Board members. That will be the busines Janet Jan 20, 2014 3:45 PM
Found a democracy: VOTE on our bylaws! - Preview not available Janet Jan 12, 2014 3:13 PM
Tomorrow’s Party info - Preview not available Janet Dec 20, 2013 3:56 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Book and Media Club delayed by plague - Preview not available Galen Dec 5, 2013 8:21 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Book and Media Club delayed by plague - Sorry about the "itisces?" I was so looking forward to Galen presenting as Marcel Marceau. Get well. Be well. Sent from my iPhone Tom Y. Dec 5, 2013 6:54 PM
Book and Media Club delayed by plague - Preview not available Janet Dec 5, 2013 3:24 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Capitol Solstice Display: Tell me what you want to do - Preview not available brenda Dec 3, 2013 6:16 PM
Capitol Solstice Display: Tell me what you want to do - Preview not available Janet Dec 3, 2013 3:56 PM
Public comment on bylaws - Greetings, fellow freethinkers: As many (or most) of you know, the group is in the process of applying for non-profit status. One of the first steps before we can officially incorporate in this manner is to have a functional set of bylaws for t Galen Nov 23, 2013 12:17 AM
Meetup details changed: Lunch discussion, including bylaws and CFI Meeting updates - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/148809692/ When : Saturday, November 16, 20 Janet Nov 13, 2013 12:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: Movie! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/145477562/ We’ll have a movie morning this time. I‘m of Janet Oct 30, 2013 7:21 PM
Nov 2nd meeting - Janet, I just found out that my sister from Atlanta will be visiting the 1st wk of Nov so I will be unable to attend the Book and Media mtg on Nov 2nd. I wanted to let you know right away so you can have time to decide if this is the topic you e brenda Oct 20, 2013 1:14 PM
Meetup details changed: Eating together!! Buffet time. - I've updated this Meetup. It will be an informal talk fest at the restaurant. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/140732222/ Janet Oct 16, 2013 8:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club:CANCELLED - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/142840762/ Due to lack of volunteer presenters, and a confl Janet Oct 4, 2013 1:19 PM
Sample bylaws available on Meetup site - Preview not available Janet Jul 17, 2013 8:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Special Brown Bag lunch working Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. It’s going to be different from usual!  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/127264042/ Janet Jul 17, 2013 8:11 PM
SOLSTICE PARTY tomorrow! Please RSVP! - Preview not available Janet Jun 14, 2013 2:40 PM
Fwd: The Weekly Wrap Up: "A Stunning Blow to Evangelicals" - Preview not available Janet May 31, 2013 2:25 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Documentary "Unbelievers" -   A less than 20 minute video of interest considering the topic this year maybe. http://www.ted.com/talks/jonat­han_haidt_on_the_moral_mind Mark P. May 5, 2013 8:27 AM
Re: [safreethinkers] Documentary "Unbelievers" - Thank you,  Brenda.  On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 4:45 PM, brenda < [address removed] > wrote: Mark P. May 4, 2013 7:38 PM
Documentary "Unbelievers" - brenda May 4, 2013 4:45 PM
Meetup details changed: Book and Media Club: discussion - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/116597212/ When : Saturday, May 4, 20 Janet May 1, 2013 9:42 PM
Meetup details changed: The Springfield Area Freethinkers Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/110795612/ When : Saturday, April 20, 2013 Janet Apr 19, 2013 3:10 PM
Meetup details changed: The Springfield Area Freethinkers Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/103378352/   Sorry for the late update, I got conf Janet Mar 15, 2013 9:00 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Re: Letter to the editor - p { margin: 0; } Hey Janet, Nick C. Feb 28, 2013 11:23 PM
Re: Letter to the editor - Preview not available Janet Feb 28, 2013 6:58 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Letter to the editor - p { margin: 0; } Janet, Your final piece looks great. I came up with this the second time around. Hopeful Nick C. Feb 26, 2013 5:31 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Letter to the editor - Preview not available Mark P. Feb 26, 2013 4:43 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Final version of letter to the editor - Preview not available Janet Feb 26, 2013 3:46 PM
Final version of letter to the editor - Preview not available Janet Feb 26, 2013 3:35 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Letter to the editor - Preview not available Janet Feb 26, 2013 2:29 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Letter to the editor - p { margin: 0; } Hey Janet, Nick C. Feb 25, 2013 5:39 PM
Letter to the editor - Preview not available Janet Feb 25, 2013 4:45 PM
Re: It’s time to FIGHT BACK! - Preview not available Janet Feb 24, 2013 5:50 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] It’s time to FIGHT BACK! - Preview not available Nick D. Feb 24, 2013 4:41 PM
Information for replying to Paprocki’s Column - Preview not available Janet Feb 24, 2013 4:15 PM
It’s time to FIGHT BACK! - Preview not available Janet Feb 24, 2013 3:45 PM
Think about for Meetup - Preview not available Janet Feb 15, 2013 8:49 PM
(no subject) - http://www.my-vitamin-c.com/mp­ov/dws Thea C. Feb 8, 2013 4:55 AM
For Book & Media Club - Preview not available Janet Jan 30, 2013 9:03 PM
Meetup details changed: The Springfield Area Freethinkers Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/94911852/ When : Saturday, January 19, 2013 Janet Jan 18, 2013 11:33 AM
Fwd: Weekly Wrap Up: 2013 Lobby Day Dates Announced for this Spring on Hill - Preview not available Janet Jan 4, 2013 5:00 PM
Capitol Display is up - Preview not available Janet Dec 21, 2012 8:03 PM
Parking and access for Capitol today - Preview not available Janet Dec 21, 2012 11:12 AM
LOCAL SECULARISTS ERECT TO CAPITOL HOLIDAY DISPLAY - Preview not available Janet Dec 20, 2012 4:45 PM
Text for Solstice celebration - Preview not available Janet Dec 20, 2012 11:48 AM
Re: Capitol Solstice Display installation FRIDAY - Preview not available Janet Dec 19, 2012 8:03 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Capitol Solstice Display installation FRIDAY - Preview not available Galen Dec 19, 2012 5:03 PM
Capitol Solstice Display installation FRIDAY - Preview not available Janet Dec 19, 2012 2:35 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Check your calendar, TELL ME NOW - Preview not available Mark P. Dec 17, 2012 6:06 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Check your calendar, TELL ME NOW - Preview not available Janet Dec 17, 2012 3:52 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Check your calendar, TELL ME NOW - I will be there, either day should be fine Markus Quoting Janet : > I’m getting ready to submit the form that will allow us to put up our > Solstice display in the Capitol Rotunda. I must tell them when we will be > there Markus K. Dec 17, 2012 3:28 PM
Check your calendar, TELL ME NOW - Preview not available Janet Dec 17, 2012 1:17 PM
Re: Look what our neighbors are up to! - Preview not available Janet Dec 16, 2012 10:35 PM
Re: Look what our neighbors are up to! - Preview not available Janet Dec 16, 2012 10:31 PM
Solstice Placard - Preview not available Janet Dec 16, 2012 8:02 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Look what our neighbors are up to! - Preview not available Galen Dec 16, 2012 7:06 PM
Look what our neighbors are up to! - Preview not available Janet Dec 16, 2012 6:46 PM
Re: Who has time, talent, and software? - Preview not available Janet Dec 13, 2012 6:29 PM
Fw: CFI Contributes to Major New Report on the Global Persecution of Atheists - Thought this report would be of interest. Jackie Dec 12, 2012 6:14 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Who has time, talent, and software? - I think that's going to look great. Jackie Dec 12, 2012 6:12 PM
Who has time, talent, and software? - Preview not available Janet Dec 12, 2012 12:21 PM
Re: [safreethinkers] Solstice Party menufun addition and request - Preview not available Janet Dec 12, 2012 11:12 AM
RE: [safreethinkers] Solstice Party menu—fun addition and request - Preview not available Aimee Dec 11, 2012 4:42 PM
Solstice Party menu—fun addition and request - Preview not available Janet Dec 11, 2012 3:09 PM
Article: inspiration - Hello all, I just came across this long but really excellent article on the atheist movement in Texas, especially the Dallas area. Wow, they are really active! Janet Dec 5, 2012 5:17 PM
Holiday display - Preview not available Janet Nov 28, 2012 8:36 PM
Meetup details changed: SPECIAL: HOLIDAY PROJECT WORK MEETING - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/safreeth­inkers/events/92730702/ When : Saturday, December 1, 2012 Janet Nov 26, 2012 5:44 PM
Group holiday project - Preview not available Janet Nov 26, 2012 5:36 PM
Monday Nov[masked] Humanist Group at ALUUC - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} > HUMANIST GROUP AT ALUUC user 3. Nov 21, 2012 11:27 PM
Local happenings - Links to stories of interest: The mayor of Springfield is using the city's official site to promote his prayer breakfast: Www.springfield.il.us/ Local Christian lobbyists are working to defeat Janet Oct 27, 2012 7:04 PM
Re: Thanks to all who helped! - Thanks Nick! Looking forward to working with you. Janet On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Nick Conner < [address removed] > wrote: > To Janet, Galen, Ray, Jackie, and everyone else invol Janet Oct 26, 2012 9:30 AM
Re: [safreethinkers] Thanks to all who helped! - To Janet, Galen, Ray, Jackie, and everyone else inv Nick C. Oct 23, 2012 6:21 PM

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