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Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - What I don't understand is the need to politicize atheism into some formula for religion. Why should we put ourselves in any position to follow the obviously over funded systemic equations for the embodiment of twharting change? I think if we just st user 3. Nov 22, 2007 4:07 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - > Excitement should not be the motivation for most things That's totally opposite from what I think. No excitement? What else is there in life? Hum! Maybe some atheists are boring, LOL. Norma -----Original Message----- From: Lois [mailto:halanow Norma Nov 21, 2007 11:35 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - Lois Nov 21, 2007 12:12 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - Hello anonymous Lori, (if that is your real name, LOL), With all respect to a fellow atheist I have not had those experiences of death wishes upon me. Not to my face anyway. Perhaps I'm selective with whom I share my personal attitudes about life but I Norma Nov 18, 2007 8:24 PM
Message Board Activated - Hi all -- Just wanted to let you know that I've activated the Message Board for this group, so that might be a good way to exchange ideas about topics of discussion, news of note, and other things. We were discussing such options at the recent Sherri A. Nov 18, 2007 3:54 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - user 4. Nov 18, 2007 12:53 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - Hello, Thanks for the well thought out and expressed opinions in the article. I liked it. The only thing I see wrong with the concept of having a book is that once something is in writing, in time humans begin user 5. Nov 18, 2007 11:23 AM
Article: "Why the Atheist Movement Needs a Kick in the A&&" - Lori Nov 17, 2007 3:26 PM
seeking tattoo advice for a fellow skeptic - Hi all -- If you have any ideas, please submit to Belissa! [address removed] We'll be looking forward to hearing what you decide on, Belissa! What Belissa wrote: ------------------------------­---------------- Sherri A. Nov 16, 2007 5:21 PM
Film/video project: need a fellow Atheist - Lori Nov 2, 2007 1:28 PM
New polls and Meetup location idea request - Hi all -- I'm Sherri, your new friendly neighborhood organizer! Amanda is still on board as an assistant organizer, and Michael has kindly stepped in as same. We definitely want to get active! I've posted a couple of polls on the Sherri A. Oct 13, 2007 2:07 PM
Event details changed: Cafe Inquiry - Incorrect details were listed for this event. It is actually taking place tonight, Sept. 26th, at 7:30. For more details, see the full listing: http://skeptics.meetup.com/136­/calendar/ Amanda S. Sep 26, 2007 5:52 PM
New Events for West L.A. Skeptics! - Several monthly events, sponsored by the Center for Inquiry West, have been added to the September and October calendar! These events are all monthly, and information will be updated regularly. Wednesday, Sept. 26th Cafe Inquiry Amanda S. Sep 22, 2007 5:48 PM
September West L.A. Skeptics Meetup CANCELED - There will not be an official meetup this month, due to scheduling and location changes. We'll keep you updated about details for next month's meetup. Cheers, Amanda Amanda S. Sep 5, 2007 10:25 AM
Contact Info for CFI Westside Dinner/Discussion Group - Questions about this group should be directed to Rachel Sene and Jay Johnson, at [address removed]. -Amanda Amanda S. Aug 29, 2007 10:04 AM
Message about Upcoming West L.A. Skeptics Meetups - Hi all, I am in a bind and hoping someone will step up to help me out. This meetup group has been a great success so far, with new members showing up every month. The enthusiasm of people joining the group has been amazing--I would say miraculo Amanda S. Aug 29, 2007 10:00 AM
RSVP for the August 16th West L.A. Skeptics Meetup - Hello Skeptics, It's been a month or two since our last meetup, but fear not--the group is still intact. Our next meetup is scheduled for Thursday, August 16th at 7pm. I KNOW, I KNOW--Thursday nights are tough for some people. I'm ke Amanda S. Jul 22, 2007 3:23 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] When's the next mtg? - user 4. Jul 11, 2007 5:16 PM
When's the next mtg? - Hello, I remember some controversy and seemingly, unnecessarily rude words thrown about, not too long ago. I'm glad that's over. Let's get on with the meeting and the discussing! When will the next mtg be? An Fhomhair (Nayl user 4. Jul 11, 2007 11:42 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - Lois Jun 25, 2007 3:57 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - I really appreciate the kind words--though that's not even me in that photo, but one of our lovely members, Alexa. Of course there are things that could be done to make the group work better and be more welcoming for ne Amanda S. Jun 25, 2007 1:49 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - Lois Jun 25, 2007 12:05 PM
Re: Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - It seems to me a message like this ought to have been sent privately. If there is something about Amanda's behavior that everyone in the group should know, then spit it out. Otherwise, personal differences should remain between those who have them. user 2. Jun 25, 2007 11:20 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - amanda, thanks so much for your time and personal effort to create and maintain the group. i am very appreciative. the meetings are a great idea and it takes a lot of energy to organize strangers into a group. i look forward to more mee ameenah Jun 25, 2007 11:04 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - Hello Amanda, I just wanted to say that I appreciate the fact that you have invested your own time in starting this group. I'm sure that with a few small adjustments it will turn into a fine thing. I'll look forward to future meetings. Fred user 4. Jun 25, 2007 11:01 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - Hello Amanda, I just wanted to say that I appreciate the fact that you have invested your own time in starting this group. I'm sure that with a few small adjustments it will turn into a fine thing. I'll look forward to future meetings. Fred user 4. Jun 25, 2007 10:57 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - You must take yourself off the mailing list by leaving the group. gloria <[address removed]> wrote: Amanda S. Jun 24, 2007 4:03 PM
Assistant Organizers - If anyone would be willing to help me out by volunteering as an assistant organizer for this group, your help would be hugely appreciated! Please contact me if interested at [address removed]. Amanda S. Jun 24, 2007 3:54 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - user 3. Jun 24, 2007 3:54 PM
July Meetup Postponed; RSVPs - Hi all, The previously scheduled Westside Skeptics meetup for July has been postponed while a few members figure out details for the best time and location for the next meetup. Details will be forthcoming. This is going to be a good one and you Amanda S. Jun 24, 2007 3:51 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - user 4. Jun 12, 2007 12:43 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - Here's the original email: From: Bobbie Kirkhart < [address removed] > To: user 4. Jun 11, 2007 8:11 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - user 4. Jun 9, 2007 8:23 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - Nayla here, and am interested in going to this meetup. I can drive. I live on the Westside. It'll be my first time meeting you guys! Yay! On 6/2/07, Alexa Hanson < user 4. Jun 4, 2007 3:51 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] A Joke - Boooo! And, heh. -Amanda Mitchell <[address removed]> wrote: A liar, a thief and a child molester walk into Amanda S. Jun 4, 2007 12:12 PM
Freethinkers Toastmasters - Lois Jun 2, 2007 2:52 PM
meetings for Freethinkers - Lois Jun 2, 2007 2:44 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - user 4. Jun 2, 2007 12:42 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - hey, the 17th is my birthday. and i'm planning on spending it with skeptics! see you there... ameenah On 5/28/07, Amanda < ameenah Jun 2, 2007 11:23 AM
A Joke - A liar, a thief and a child molester walk into a bar, and the bartender says, "What can I get for you, Father?" -Dan Barker, Freethought Radio Choose the right car based on your needs. Check out Mitchell Jun 1, 2007 11:51 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - I'd be interested to go... I'm located in Valencia/ Magic Mountain. I have a civic that seats 4 and don't mind driving. If you're close to my place just hit me up (925)[masked] - Andy On 5/28/07, Johnny May 29, 2007 1:05 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - Giddy-up! I'm in! Actually, I'm an Eastsider. I just come to the Westside cause I dig on you peeps so much, yo! 'Bout time you suckas come to my side of town. I'm just a couple miles from Echo Park so I'm good with my bike or the bus. Mitchell May 28, 2007 12:08 PM
Fwd: [atheists-212] June Meeting, Special Event - Any Westside skeptics interested in going to this and possibly carpooling, let me know. I think it would be a great way to get to know each other a little better, and to show those Eastsiders how the Westside rolls. I have a pickup truck that seat Amanda S. May 28, 2007 11:52 AM
Message about Meeting Times & Parking at Century City Mall - Hi all, Last time, we had some misunderstandings about parking, and a few people who didn't get their parking validated and stayed over 3 hours were charged steep parking rates. You can get your parking tickets validated at the mall Amanda S. May 20, 2007 1:17 PM
Montel Williams Being Honored - Montel Williams is being honored by the National Center For Victims of Crime with a leadership award. Go to Robert Lancaster's post on the JREF forum for a link to let them know how terribly wrong and misguided they are in doing so.   Mitchell May 18, 2007 7:02 PM
Jerry Falwell Dead At 73 - Makes you almost wish there were a heaven and hell as there would be a special corner in hell reserved for the good reverand! Building a website is a piece of cake. Yahoo! Small Business gives you Mitchell May 15, 2007 11:36 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] Sam Harris-Chris Hedges Debate - I heard about this. I'm planning on attending. On 5/13/07, Mitchell < [address removed] > wrote: user 3. May 14, 2007 12:03 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Sam Harris-Chris Hedges Debate - Cool. I will definitely try to make it. Yes, we need more women on this side of the debate in general. Nice to meet you. Is there much communication on this list-serve? I miss list-serves. On 5/14/07, user 4. May 14, 2007 12:00 PM
Re: [skeptics-136] Sam Harris-Chris Hedges Debate - Hey Nayla, welcome to the group! Hope we will see you this Sunday at Ummba Grill. We need more women! Cheers, Amanda Nayla <[address removed]> wrote: Amanda S. May 14, 2007 11:37 AM
Re: [skeptics-136] Sam Harris-Chris Hedges Debate - Oh, damn! I have class, though I can't help but already side with the Atheist. Hello, everyone! I'm Nayla. On 5/13/07, Mitchell < user 4. May 14, 2007 8:23 AM
Sam Harris-Chris Hedges Debate - Thought some of you might be interested in the upcoming Sam Harris-Chris Hedges debate at UCLA's Royce Hall. Info can be found here: http://www.truthdig.com/debate­ Mitchell May 13, 2007 8:17 AM
Hello Fellow Skeptics! - Greetings! Bummer about the meeting being cancelled. If anyone's interested in a field trip, I'm planning on going out to Cal Tech next Sunday to check out Dr. Carol Tarvis' lecture, "Mistakes Were Made (But N Mitchell Apr 22, 2007 3:16 PM
Important Message about Skeptics Meetup Tomorrow - Hi everyone, I'm sorry about this last minute notice, but I think it's best to cancel our official meetup tomorrow. For one thing, the forecast is predicting rain and cold weather, so our outdoors location is now looking less than i Amanda S. Apr 21, 2007 2:17 PM
West L.A. Skeptics Meetup now on Sundays - Hey all, A couple of general announcements: 1. There's been a little bit of confusion regarding the date and day of the week of our meetups, so I want to clear that up. I've permanently changed the day of the meetup from Thursday nig Amanda S. Apr 16, 2007 4:30 PM
NEW: The West L.A. Skeptics Meetup Group Mailing List - Announcing our new mailing list! It's a great new way to talk in between Meetups right from our email. This means we can discuss where to meet, what to talk about and who's bringing what without having to keep checking the Meetup.com website. T Amanda S. Apr 6, 2007 9:52 AM

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