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FW: Opportunity - daniel m. May 17, 2012 9:39 AM
Group name change - Hello, Skeptics! We've decided to change the name of the group in order to be more inclusive and widen our membership area. There are plenty of exciting events coming up. Also, if anyone has any ideas for new meetups, please don't hesit Star May 5, 2012 9:35 PM
To everyone who is attending the Reason Rally - I'm going with my fiance, my sister, her boyfriend and my parents. My cell phone is[masked] if you want to get in contact with me. We will be staying at the Double Tree hotel in Crystal City (Arlington). We will be there from Thursday until Sunday Star Mar 11, 2012 2:38 PM
New organizer introduction! - Hello! My name is Star and I'd like to introduce myself as the new organizer of the Penninsula Skeptics. I'm looking to make this group a lot more active and foster a community of science-minded individuals who can be wonderful e Star Feb 15, 2012 8:02 AM
(no subject) - daniel m. Oct 12, 2011 5:12 PM
Re: [Peninsula-Skeptics] I'm stepping down as organizer - Hi Dan, I understand that you will be stepping down as the organizer of the group. I am interested in becoming the new organizer, if I am able to meet the requirements of organizer. Is there anyway that I call you to go over any questions that I may ha Dale Coston J. Aug 3, 2011 6:54 PM
I'm stepping down as organizer - hi all, just wanted to let everyone know that I'll be officially stepping down as organizer of the group in a few days. Thanks to all those who attended any of our events. I've met some great people and had some good times, but things Dan Aug 2, 2011 1:08 PM
New Meetup: Humanist Group to Restart at UUFP - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : Humanist Group to Restart at UUFP When : Sunday, January 23,[masked]:00 PM Wher John B Dec 31, 2010 12:42 PM
RE: [Peninsula-Skeptics] Thoughts for Skeptic Tenets - daniel m. Dec 27, 2010 1:38 PM
Re: [Peninsula-Skeptics] Thoughts for Skeptic Tenets - Tim Dec 27, 2010 11:34 AM
Thoughts for Skeptic Tenets - daniel m. Dec 27, 2010 11:14 AM
A truer, condensed version of xmas - Jack Dec 24, 2010 6:06 PM
New Meetup: Socrates Cafe - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : Socrates Cafe When : Monday, January 17,[masked]:00 PM Where : La Bodega Ham John B Dec 21, 2010 9:48 AM
Winter Solstice/Potluck - Preview not available user 3. Nov 21, 2010 2:44 PM
New Meetup: Pub meet @ Marker 20 and a talk at Air & Space Center (Hampton) - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : Pub meet @ Marker 20 and a talk at Air & Space Center (Hampton) When : Tuesday, December Dan Nov 20, 2010 4:59 PM
New Meetup: Socrates Cafe - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : Socrates Cafe When : Monday, December 20,[masked]:00 PM Where : La Bodega Ha John B Nov 18, 2010 1:59 PM
New Meetup: White House Skeptics? - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : White House Skeptics? When : Friday, November 19,[masked]:00 PM Where : (A l daniel m. Nov 17, 2010 7:14 PM
Halloween/Costume/Potluck Party - Preview not available user 3. Oct 11, 2010 2:17 PM
Re: Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Vincent Fabiano added a post - I am interested, but many of your events are during the week, and I live quite far away, plus I have a teen son and a spouse and other commitments which makes this group one of many, many items in my list of Things To Juggle. I'd like to get to one eve darlene Oct 6, 2010 5:36 AM
Vincent Fabiano added a post - Hello all, sorry for any misunderstanding on the previous message about inactive membership. Dan and I just want to keep the membership roll somewhat current, so 6 months inactivity seems reasonable. However, no one will be removed until we send a note user 1. Oct 5, 2010 9:10 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Vincent Fabiano added a post - In keeping with your shared mutual interest of "keeping this group at it's best," I respectfully request to remain a lurker despite a period of inactivity that may span an excess of 6 months. Should a meet up event Michele Oct 5, 2010 7:14 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Vincent Fabiano added a post - I'm skeptical that anyone should take themselves so seriously. Thanks, John B Oct 5, 2010 9:20 AM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Vincent Fabiano added a post - Vince - It is your (and Dan's) group, and you can run it as you please. No question. But I have to question a couple of things in your ultimatum: 1. Your premise that purging "inactive" members will somehow transform the group to "its best". user 2. Oct 5, 2010 4:27 AM
New Meetup: A Visit to the Virginia Living Museum - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : A Visit to the Virginia Living Museum When : Sunday, October 24,[masked]: Dan Oct 4, 2010 8:55 PM
Vincent Fabiano added a post - To keep our group at its best I am asking that all our members to show up to at least one meetup within the next six months. If you are inactive member after six months your membership in this group will be deleted. However, if for some reason you can't m user 1. Oct 4, 2010 8:52 PM
New Meetup: Things that go bump in the night! - Announcing a new Meetup for Peninsula Skeptics! What : Things that go bump in the night! When : Tuesday, October 19,[masked]:00 user 1. Oct 4, 2010 8:35 PM
RE: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Group name change - daniel m. Oct 4, 2010 4:38 PM
RE: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Group name change - That makes our group initials "PS" Cute :-) user 3. Oct 4, 2010 3:04 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Group name change - Good idea. Thanks, Diane Diane Oct 4, 2010 3:02 PM
Group name change - hi all, Vince and I have decided to change the name of the group from "Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula" to "Peninsula Skeptics" to more accurately reflect our original intent, which is the promotion of skepticism and science. We Dan Oct 4, 2010 2:50 PM
Vincent Fabiano added a post - Please keep all future posts on topics regarding skepticism , science and critical thinking. Any future posts that do not deal with these subjects will be deleted. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. user 1. Oct 4, 2010 9:03 AM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, October 7, 2 John B Oct 3, 2010 5:41 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, September 30 John B Sep 27, 2010 9:31 AM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, September 23 John B Sep 17, 2010 6:39 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, September 16 John B Sep 12, 2010 11:39 PM
New Meetup: World War One Airshow and Dance, Va Bch - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : World War One Airshow and Dance, Va Bch When : Saturda John B Sep 8, 2010 11:59 AM
Party Time! - Preview not available user 3. Sep 7, 2010 2:03 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, September 9, John B Sep 6, 2010 7:03 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] god "Redundant" - Preview not available Matthew R. Sep 2, 2010 9:48 PM
god "Redundant" - Jack Sep 2, 2010 9:13 PM
Vincent Fabiano added a post - Hi all, just a reminder that our group was formed primarily for the purpose of discussing and promoting skepticism and science so if you would like to post an event or start a discussion, please keep the subject science or skepticism related :-) Look for user 1. Sep 1, 2010 8:52 AM
New Meetup: "Agora" movie @ Kimball Theatre (Williamsburg) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : "Agora" movie @ Kimball Theatre (Williamsburg) Dan Aug 31, 2010 8:26 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, September 2, John B Aug 30, 2010 3:45 PM
New Meetup: Pub meet @ Kelly's (Newport News) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub meet @ Kelly's (Newport News) When : Tuesday, Sept Dan Aug 26, 2010 1:03 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, August 26, 2 John B Aug 23, 2010 5:38 PM
New Meetup: Lake Anna Virginia Atheists Cookout - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Lake Anna Virginia Atheists Cookout When : Saturday, S John B Aug 23, 2010 11:35 AM
New Meetup: The Delvers Band, Weekend Pub, Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : The Delvers Band, Weekend Pub, Newport News When : Fri John B Aug 18, 2010 3:52 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, August 19, 2 John B Aug 15, 2010 5:55 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, August 12, 2 John B Aug 7, 2010 6:58 PM
New Meetup: Fabulous Thunderbirds, Hampton Bay Days - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Fabulous Thunderbirds, Hampton Bay Days When : Friday, John B Aug 3, 2010 2:43 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - I don't think the lessons are anything unique to the bible or any other religious text. I think any morality that may be gleaned from them should be common sense and not have to be taken from a book with so many things wrong with it. I think that ther user 1. Jul 31, 2010 11:43 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - Dan, I agree, what is in the bible was written by mere humans. It is not truth. Does that mean the lessons should be discarded? Patrice Patrice Jul 31, 2010 11:24 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - You mistook my response Athena. I don't care which prophet or god said what. That was exactly my point. It doesn't matter. What matters is how we treat one another and religion is an impediment. Patrice Jul 31, 2010 11:20 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - I think it's fair to say there Dan Jul 31, 2010 11:08 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - Patrice, you are assuming that parts of the bible are correct, and that Jesus was an actual human being, for which there is no factual evidence. You are treating this book like it was the actual word of Jesus, and not like it was written by people who liv user 1. Jul 31, 2010 10:30 PM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, August 5, 20 John B Jul 31, 2010 2:55 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - Athena, I think Anne Rice is on the right track. ?Like many, I grew up in a religious environment only to find out through sincere contemplation that the institutions of religion are significantly faulty either out of ignorance or delib Patrice Jul 31, 2010 6:23 AM
Re: Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - Preview not available user 2. Jul 31, 2010 5:42 AM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - It may be partially to appease her fans, or maybe due to her sincere lack of comprehension of the bible. For some atheists/agnostics, this is a step in the path to admitting to yourself that there is no god. It takes time for a mental progression like tha user 1. Jul 30, 2010 11:44 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - Maj Jul 30, 2010 7:22 PM
Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian' - Chris V. Jul 30, 2010 10:04 AM
New Meetup: Pub Quiz in Newport News - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Pub Quiz in Newport News When : Thursday, July 29, 201 John B Jul 26, 2010 2:47 PM
RE: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Re: Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - That's dead on to the point. --- On Wed, 7/21/10, daniel mauro <[address removed]> wrote: Marileigh Jul 21, 2010 10:36 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Re: Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - excellent point --- On Wed, 7/21/10, Zaphod <[address removed]> wrote: Marileigh Jul 21, 2010 10:35 PM
RE: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Re: Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - daniel m. Jul 21, 2010 9:28 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Re: Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - What a great discussion topic. ?Where do I sign up? On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 8:44 PM, Zaphod < [address removed] > wrote: Patrice Jul 21, 2010 8:57 PM
Re: Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - The idea of God sending someone to Hell for not worshiping Him is analogous to an abusive husband killing his wife when she leaves hi Zaphod Jul 21, 2010 8:44 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - I believe it, religion is all about control. --- On Tue, 7/20/10, Chris Veritas <[address removed]> wrote: Marileigh Jul 20, 2010 8:39 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] "Michelangelo put in there as a snub to the Catholic church." - I like that, sticking it to you, in famous artwork thing. --- On Tue, 7/20/10, Chris Veritas <[address removed]> wrote: Marileigh Jul 20, 2010 8:36 PM
"Michelangelo put in there as a snub to the Catholic church." - Chris V. Jul 20, 2010 11:23 AM
Fundamentalist Christians more inclined toward domestic violence - Chris V. Jul 20, 2010 8:57 AM
New Meetup: Dinner, stargazing and a meteor shower. - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What : Dinner, stargazing and a meteor shower. When : Thurs user 1. Jul 17, 2010 10:46 AM
YouTube - Christian Missionary Deconverted to atheism by Tribe (proteanview) - Chris V. Jul 15, 2010 11:34 AM
Meetup details changed: Pub meet @ Marker 20 (Hampton) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Drinking­-Skeptically-on-the-Peninsula/­calendar/13876859/ Dan Jul 9, 2010 8:30 PM
New Meetup: A Skeptical Bicycle Ride to the Edgar Cayce Center - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: A Skeptical Bicycle Ride to the Edgar Cayce Center When: Sunday, July 11,[masked]:00 AM Where: Private home or office 2581 Shore Drive Dan Jul 5, 2010 11:20 AM
New Meetup: Pub meet @ The Taphouse (Hampton) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Pub meet @ The Taphouse (Hampton) When: Wednesday, July 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Taphouse on Queens Way (Hampton) 17 East Queens Way H Dan Jun 22, 2010 1:59 PM
Re: Maj has an idea for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula - I've wanted to see this movie since I heard about it on a recent podcast. Sometimes the Naro will have a discussion after a film. We should check to see if they will do that for one of the showings of this film, and if so, we should try to go to that Zaphod Jun 16, 2010 1:43 AM
Meetup details changed: A Skeptical Visit to the Edgar Cayce Institute - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Drinking­-Skeptically-on-the-Peninsula/­calendar/13692474/ W Dan Jun 6, 2010 2:14 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Meetup details changed: A Skeptical Visit to the Edgar Cayce Institute - Before I commit to this, what are the exact plans for this visit? Aiden Jun 4, 2010 12:51 PM
Meetup details changed: A Skeptical Visit to the Edgar Cayce Institute - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Drinking­-Skeptically-on-the-Peninsula/­calendar/13692474/ W Dan Jun 4, 2010 8:49 AM
New Meetup: more skeptical events - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: more skeptical events When: Thursday, June 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Vince and I were talking about do daniel m. Jun 3, 2010 10:13 PM
Re: Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula Mailing List Daily Digest - Chris V. May 26, 2010 8:18 AM
Sam B. was in a bad motorcycle accident this weekend she is in Riverside Regiona - Chris V. May 25, 2010 8:16 AM
Megan's birthday party - Preview not available user 3. May 24, 2010 12:08 PM
New Meetup: Pub Meet @ Kelly's (Newport News) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Pub Meet @ Kelly's (Newport News) When: Wednesday, June 2,[masked]:00 PM Where: Kelly's Tavern Port Warwick 1010 Loftis Blvd. Newport N Dan May 13, 2010 12:54 PM
New Meetup: Book discussion @ Borders (Newport News) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Book discussion @ Borders (Newport News) When: Tuesday, June 1,[masked]:00 PM Where: Borders Patrick Henry Mall Newport News, VA 23602 Dan May 5, 2010 10:22 AM
New Meetup: Movie - "Waiting for Godot" and Cookout - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Movie - "Waiting for Godot" and Cookout When: Saturday, May 8,[masked]:00 PM Where: Matthew's place 3100 Weathers Blvd. Dan Apr 27, 2010 12:38 PM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] Embracing Life - beautiful. thank you. On Apr 18, 2010, at 5:38 PM, daniel mauro wrote: Ken Apr 18, 2010 6:33 PM
Embracing Life - Check it out. Just a quick, slick, engaging video on the benefit of using seatbelts. I enjoyed it because it implies there's lots of love in the world... http://embracethis.co.uk/ daniel m. Apr 18, 2010 5:38 PM
New Meetup: Jefferson Lab Open House - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Jefferson Lab Open House When: Saturday, May 1,[masked]:00 AM Where: Jefferson Lab National Accelerator 12000 Jefferson Ave. Newport Dan Apr 12, 2010 1:34 PM
New Meetup: Police Moon - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Police Moon When: Thursday, April 1,[masked]:00 PM Where: Weekend Pub 13361 Warwick Blvd Newport News, VA[masked] John B Apr 1, 2010 1:57 PM
New Meetup: Book Discussion @ Borders (Newport News) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Book Discussion @ Borders (Newport News) When: Tuesday, April 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Borders Patrick Henry Mall Newport News, VA 236 Dan Mar 27, 2010 11:00 AM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] YouTube - Richard Dawkins: An atheist's call to arms - Thanks Chris for this video! For those who wish to share it with others this one may seem John B Mar 23, 2010 10:28 AM
Re: [Drinking-Skeptically-on-the-P­eninsula] YouTube - Richard Dawkins: An atheist's call to arms - One argument for the existence of god is that one cannot prove he does not exist. Let us not sta John B Mar 23, 2010 9:59 AM
YouTube - Richard Dawkins: An atheist's call to arms - Chris V. Mar 23, 2010 9:38 AM
'A' Week on Facebook - 29 Mar 10 to 6 Apr 10 - Chris V. Mar 23, 2010 9:05 AM
single skeptics - For the single skeptics seeking to spread your genetic material, just came upon a finally note-worthy dating site for intellectuals: http://www.brainiacdating.com It's completely free and privacy appears to be adequate in the site's terms of service a Matthew R. Mar 20, 2010 12:50 PM
New Meetup: "Creation" The true story of Charles Darwin & his book, On The Origin of Species - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: "Creation" The true story of Charles Darwin & his book, On The Origin of Species When: Sunday, March 21,[masked]:00 AM Where: Naro Dan Mar 13, 2010 11:40 AM
New Meetup: Pub meet @ Kelly's Tavern (Newport News) - Announcing a new Meetup for Drinking Skeptically on the Peninsula! What: Pub meet @ Kelly's Tavern (Newport News) When: Tuesday, April 6,[masked]:30 PM Where: Kelly's Tavern Port Warwick 1010 Loftis Blvd. Dan Mar 13, 2010 11:22 AM
Meetup details : Debate - David Woods (Christian) vs. John Loftus (Atheist) - A new Meetup event has been scheduled. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Drinking­-Skeptically-on-the-Peninsula/­calendar/12818371/ Dan Mar 8, 2010 1:34 PM

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