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HARPER INDEX - Below are selections from the Index from the September 2013 issue of Harper's. Percentage of all private U S assets owned by white or Asian Americans: 99 Percentage of black and white Americans, respectively, who use marijuana: 14, 12 Factor by eric Aug 22, 2013 4:51 PM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] LAZY READERS! TOMORROW! 7 P.M. - Preview not available cole m. Aug 22, 2013 12:10 PM
How the Bible Came to Mean Some of the Strange Things it Means - I watched this yesterday on TV, and would highly recommend it: Penny Aug 22, 2013 10:58 AM
Meetup details changed: "Evolution thru Literature & Science" by Stephen Dilks PhD & Gerald Wyckoff PhD. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/skeptics­-137/events/128664042/ When : Saturday, August 24,[masked]:0 cole m. Aug 22, 2013 8:28 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] from IGGY - High Speed Internet Service Providers in Lawrence, KS? - We use AT&T u verse and happy with it. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 21, 2013, at 4:45 PM, Kansas City Skeptic < JJ Aug 21, 2013 5:26 PM
from IGGY - High Speed Internet Service Providers in Lawrence, KS? - Please, e-mail me directly [address removed] My son just moved into a house in Lawrence and I was wondering if anyone knows of any High Speed Internet Service Providers there? I am che Kansas City S. Aug 21, 2013 4:45 PM
Hemant Mehta and Rachel Evans talk about this subject on CNN - Marlys Kummer D. Aug 21, 2013 4:19 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Morality study: atheists wanted! - Will do. Cole On Aug 19,[masked]:59 PM, "Josh Hyde" < [address removed] > wrote: cole m. Aug 21, 2013 7:17 AM
Comedian trolls conservatives on Twitter - This is not directly related to skepticism, but it does comment on how some people will take a snippet of information and draw all sorts Penny Aug 20, 2013 10:50 AM
Please read. This is from one of our members, - Preview not available cole m. Aug 19, 2013 11:22 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Breakfast this Wed, 8am at Olathe I-Hop on strang Line Rd and 119th st - Everyone should check out martinmanley.org where the hacker group posted a mirror of martinmanleylifeanddeath.com after Yahoo took down that site. Bart B. Aug 19, 2013 9:07 PM
Morality study: atheists wanted! - Joseph Tennant, a grad student from the University of Chicago, is doing a study on morality and is interviewing local Christians and atheists. There's $10 in it for your time, and it'd really help him out if you could take Josh H. Aug 19, 2013 7:59 PM
Breakfast this Wed, 8am at Olathe I-Hop on strang Line Rd and 119th st - cole m. Aug 19, 2013 11:31 AM
"Just For the Hell of It" this Weds @ 5:30 at Pazon's. - Once a month we meet at the Mexican joint, Pazon's, Just For the Hell of It and talk about whatever we want to talk about. Sometimes we have a topic to discuss, too. JOIN US. If you don't show up we will talk abou cole m. Aug 19, 2013 11:14 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] GOP might boycott CNN, NBC debates | The Columbus Dispatch - Yeah - they're probably still pouting about the cancellation of Sarah Palin's reality TV series. ------------------------------­-------------- On Sat, 8/17/13, cole morgan wrote: Subject: [skeptics-137] GOP might Penny Aug 17, 2013 11:58 AM
GOP might boycott CNN, NBC debates | The Columbus Dispatch - GOP crying again   Keep on quacking. Cole http://www.dispatch.com/conten­t/stories/national_world/2013/­08/17/gop-might-boycott-c cole m. Aug 17, 2013 9:25 AM
"Animal Factories, Latest Poster Child for a Dumb Technology" . . . by technologist Craig Volland, tonight, SATURDAY, August 17, 7pm at Price Chopper. - cole m. Aug 17, 2013 8:08 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Did Cooking Make Us Human? - Subject: [skeptics-137] D Jeannine Aug 16, 2013 11:40 AM
Did Cooking Make Us Human? - cole m. Aug 15, 2013 1:01 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Pentagon to extend benefits to same-sex military couples — including 10 days of marriage leave - Preview not available cole m. Aug 14, 2013 9:15 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Pentagon to extend benefits to same-sex military couples — including 10 days of marriage leave - This is good news for civil liberties. It seems like only yesterday the country was embroiled in DADT, doesn't it? ------------------------------­-------------- On Wed, 8/14/13, cole morgan wrote: Subject: [skepti Penny Aug 14, 2013 8:51 PM
Skeptics: "Animal Factories, Latest Poster Child for a Dumb Technology" . . . by technologist Craig Volland, THIS COMING SATURDAY, August 17, 7pm at Price Chopper. - cole m. Aug 14, 2013 8:41 PM
Fwd: {CommunityofReasonKC} Weekly CoR program reminder for August 18, 2013 - Community of Reason program for next Sunday is announced below. eric Aug 14, 2013 1:19 PM
Pentagon to extend benefits to same-sex military couples — including 10 days of marriage leave - Preview not available cole m. Aug 14, 2013 11:48 AM
Is it time for all religions to accept evolution? - This is a fun one hour video.  cole m. Aug 14, 2013 11:24 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fud this Tue - Hey lunch group,  Here's a link to the chart I mentioned of what to eat when you're craving bad stuff.  http://cdn.thegloss.com/fi Paul Aug 14, 2013 9:37 AM
Not to brag, but then we don't have our personal imaginary friend, so maybe this is bragging. - Marlys Kummer D. Aug 12, 2013 3:29 PM
Not to brag, but then we don't have our personal imaginary friend, so maybe this is bragging. - Marlys Kummer D. Aug 12, 2013 3:17 PM
Fud Philosophy - Our Philosophy Our concept is L.I.F.E.: Low Impact Food for the Environment. We u cole m. Aug 12, 2013 12:57 PM
Fud this Tue - If you are planning to join us this Tue, Aug 13, at 11:15 please tell me. So far 5 are going. Mindy, her colleague, me, Eric Dollard and a mystery guy.  We'll walk around the historic area after the cole m. Aug 12, 2013 12:54 PM
Animal Factories, Latest Poster Child for a Dumb Technology . . . Craig Volland, this coming Sat, Aug 17, 7pm at Price Chopper. - cole m. Aug 11, 2013 11:01 PM
Fwd: We are going to lunch @ Fud for great vegan food this Tuesday - I forgot. Fud does not take cards. Only cash or checks.  JOIN US Cole ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Cole Morgan < cole m. Aug 11, 2013 9:32 PM
Fwd: Tomorrow: Join Richard and 8 other Secular Humanists at "Humanist Group" - This is always a fun group. Cole ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "The Kansas City Humanism Meetup Group" < [address removed] > Date: Aug 11,[masked] cole m. Aug 11, 2013 3:17 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fun video on English - Cole Morgan Bill Bolinger[masked]-1580. I purchased a DVD on Saturday of the Documentary Film of "Black Hand Strawman: The Willard ". Aug 11, 2013 10:34 AM
Fun video on English - I don't know how accurate this is but it is short and entertaining. Just down this group's alley. cole m. Aug 11, 2013 9:49 AM
We are going to lunch @ Fud for great vegan food this Tuesday - Want to join Mindy Walker, her colleague, me and a few others this Tue Aug 13, 11:15 am or so at Fud ?  Many times this place is packed by 11:30 to noon so I go a cole m. Aug 11, 2013 9:40 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Chik fil A in the news again - Again with active links for this site. David Aug 10, 2013 3:58 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Chik fil A in the news again - <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/­wiki/Mammal" title="Wiki mammal">Wiki mammal</a> David Aug 10, 2013 3:52 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Chik fil A in the news again - Having been a publicly nursing mother myself once upon a tim Jeannine Aug 10, 2013 12:52 PM
"Why do we have revisionists in history? Does history change?" by Don Bell tonight, Sat, Aug 10, 7pm at Price Chopper. - cole m. Aug 10, 2013 8:53 AM
PA County Defies State - Issues 100th License for Same-Sex Marriage - Montgomery County Democrats behind the quiet rebellion said they want to be on the right side of history. However, it's not cl Penny Aug 9, 2013 8:15 PM
P&P: TONIGHT: DR. MINDY WALKER ON "THE FORCES OF EVOLUTION" - Preview not available Fred Aug 9, 2013 4:57 PM
Chik fil A in the news again - http://shine.yahoo.c David Aug 9, 2013 4:16 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Why bat shit crazy (R) are bat shit crazy :o) - Georgia Republicans like disgraced chef Paula Deen more than civil rights leader Martin Luther King - Should interracial marriage be allowed? Duh! I eric Aug 8, 2013 4:55 PM
Why bat shit crazy (R) are bat shit crazy :o) - Georgia Republicans like disgraced chef Paula Deen more than civil rights leader Martin Luther King - Approval by (R) in Georgia Paula Deen 74% MLK 59% Sexual orientation job discrimination is favored by Georgia (R) 29% vs. general population 17% 24% of (R) in Georgia don't thi Kansas City S. Aug 8, 2013 4:40 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Lying for Jesus - State-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Talk Women Out Of Birth Control, Condoms: Report - Let us know how it goes. Dealing with your "contacts" over the years must have been a character builder for you. Not sure I c Penny Aug 8, 2013 3:09 PM
Lying for Jesus - State-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Talk Women Out Of Birth Control, Condoms: Report - Would Jesus approve? (if he actually existed?) Just asking. Sending this out to the list of my Christian contacts (most are bat shit crazy creationists) hope to hear from them a simple answer - "No, Jesus would not approve of lyin Kansas City S. Aug 8, 2013 11:15 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [Provocateurs] This Friday: DR. MINDY WALKER ON "THE FORCES OF EVOLUTION" - I love NSC, but no, I hadn't seen it. Very cute - and thanks for posting! Penny Aug 8, 2013 10:56 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [Provocateurs] This Friday: DR. MINDY WALKER ON "THE FORCES OF EVOLUTION" - Preview not available Jeannine Aug 8, 2013 9:22 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [Provocateurs] This Friday: DR. MINDY WALKER ON "THE FORCES OF EVOLUTION" - Bill Bolinger My car is at the body shop being repaired and I could use a ride Friday night for Mindy Walker,s prese Willard ". Aug 7, 2013 11:46 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Will lowering corporate taxes create jobs? - You know, I don't understand why our government doesn't just say, look you say you'll create jobs if we reduce the taxes but we want more than just your word for it. So the deal is, create x number of new jobs by such and such a date and yo Lynne Aug 6, 2013 7:03 PM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] This Friday: DR. MINDY WALKER ON "THE FORCES OF EVOLUTION" - Preview not available cole m. Aug 6, 2013 2:26 PM
Will lowering corporate taxes create jobs? - Not according to Robert Reich. Penny Aug 6, 2013 11:14 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [humanism-37] Discussion Topics for August 12 meeting & Changes for September - Did you check out that great post by P.Z. Myers? He was totally fired up. Penny Aug 5, 2013 6:47 PM
Aron Ra Reveals the Tricks and Tropes of Professional Creationists - Preview not available Kansas City S. Aug 5, 2013 4:12 PM
Fwd: [humanism-37] Discussion Topics for August 12 meeting & Changes for September - This is always a fun group. I want to be a human in my next life. Cole ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: greg < cole m. Aug 5, 2013 12:55 PM
Carpooling for this exciting Tuesday! - cole m. Aug 4, 2013 11:02 PM
FUD! Great lunch meetup Tuesday. - This will be a fantastic lunch experience Tue, Aug 6, 11:15 or so to 1pm or so!  June and Leroy Seat will join me and a few others for a great vegan lunch at Fud.   http://eatfud.com/  Check out the menu. It& cole m. Aug 4, 2013 10:32 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] How to conduct an interview - Thanks Dave. Downloaded and read it. I don't think the interview yielded much in the way of new insight, but I thought Penny Aug 1, 2013 2:13 PM
How to conduct an interview - A few days ago, Barack Obama gave a speech at the Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was interviewed by fre David Jul 31, 2013 9:21 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] 48% of Americans are completely wrong! - two sides of the same coin ;-) Penny Jul 31, 2013 9:07 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] 48% of Americans are completely wrong! - Penny, yes you are right! I must have been in a pessimistic mood not to notice that. -Lynne On Jul 31,[masked]:09 PM, "Penny" < [address removed] > wrote: Lynne Jul 31, 2013 8:29 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] 48% of Americans are completely wrong! - And the good news is that 50% say they don't care or they think it's good that religion is on the decline. Thanks for the link. Penny Jul 31, 2013 7:09 PM
48% of Americans are completely wrong! - I thought it would be fun to re-title the article. www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/­2013/07/31/many-americans-see-­gr Lynne Jul 31, 2013 6:15 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] How Fox News Turned a Scholarly Tome on Jesus Into a Bestseller - Don Jul 31, 2013 7:06 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - The interviewer hadn't even read the book! And once she was caught out, she didn't recover, but, just kept following her prepare David Jul 30, 2013 7:36 PM
How Fox News Turned a Scholarly Tome on Jesus Into a Bestseller - Reza Aslan's book has become a bestseller thanks to the poor interview by Fox News and the great job of spreading the word. The interv David Jul 30, 2013 6:36 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - Maybe it's because they think they need to have someone shak Jeannine Jul 30, 2013 3:42 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - I enjoyed watching Mr. Aslan school the reporter! She Jeannine Jul 30, 2013 12:49 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - I like this guy. Reza is tough like Don Bell. He doesn't put up with people's crap. This shows Fox news in its regular media bias. Two thumbs down for Fox News Cole cole m. Jul 30, 2013 8:52 AM
Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - Facts have a liberal bias :o) When duchery is not enough, Faux News to the rescue! Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News Kansas City S. Jul 29, 2013 5:31 PM
How do we know what we know? - How do we know what we know? Check out the post on my website. David Jul 29, 2013 4:38 PM
How do we know what we know? - How do we know what we know? Check out the post on my website. http:/ David Jul 29, 2013 4:30 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - I was forced to overhear FoxNews recently because one of my students (in college) meets me at a McDonalds for lessons and the tv there happened to be on Fox News. The woman on the tv talking about a crime story was just screaming at the audience the wh Lynne Jul 29, 2013 12:11 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: {CommunityofReasonKC} Community of Reason program activities for August, 2013 - Hey Eric. I would like to to schedule al four of these Speakeslrs  for Oct. Can u connect me. I wont schedule them until after they talk at COR Cole On Jul 29,[masked]:56 AM, "eric" < cole m. Jul 29, 2013 8:41 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] GOP Unraveling / Neanderthals fighting Cro-Magnons - Preview not available cole m. Jul 29, 2013 8:32 AM
Fwd: {CommunityofReasonKC} Community of Reason program activities for August, 2013 - Below and attached is the Community of Reason schedule for August. eric Jul 29, 2013 7:55 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - I watched the video. Aslan handled this idiotic inte eric Jul 29, 2013 7:51 AM
Reza Aslan, author, historian and religious scholar vs. Faux News - Penny Jul 29, 2013 12:11 AM
Obamacare: States reporting lower than expected premiums - Good news for the uninsured. The Connecticut exchange announced “the average cost for an individual-market HealthyCT plan drop Penny Jul 28, 2013 8:02 PM
Million-selling speaker for Evangelical Alliance exposed as serial fantasist - Anyone ever heard of Tony Anthony, a self-proclaimed Kung-fu master and reformed killer, who sold over 1.5 million books and was the s Penny Jul 28, 2013 7:14 PM
GOP Unraveling / Neanderthals fighting Cro-Magnons - Penny Jul 28, 2013 7:02 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] ?Jesus isn?t a dick, so keep him out of my vagina.? - Awesome dad defends awesome daughter?s message to Texas lawmakers - Amen. Awesome girl. Awesome parents. Penny Jul 28, 2013 2:16 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Neuroscientists Plant False Memories in Mice: Location Where Brain Stores Memory Traces, Both False and Authentic, Pinpointed - Fascinating and exciting research. Environment, social networks and pop-culture no doubt play a part in memory encoding. Joseph Penny Jul 28, 2013 2:04 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] One Nation Under Nothing - Yeah, I missed you guys too. Sorry about that. Started to get in my car around 6:30 and noticed an oily, pink po Penny Jul 28, 2013 1:41 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] from IGGY - Fred, learn from mistakes of others and repent :o) - I think our progressive Christian friends may listen selectively. Penny Jul 28, 2013 1:38 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] One Nation Under Nothing - Preview not available cole m. Jul 28, 2013 1:34 PM
One Nation Under Nothing - Penny Jul 28, 2013 1:21 PM
Neuroscientists Plant False Memories in Mice: Location Where Brain Stores Memory Traces, Both False and Authentic, Pinpointed - "Whether it's a false or genuine memory, the brain's neural mechanism underlying the recall of the memory is the same," says Susumu Tonegawa, the Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience and senior author of a paper d Kansas City S. Jul 28, 2013 1:18 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: from IGGY - Fred, learn from mistakes of others and repent :o) - How do we know what we know? David Jul 28, 2013 1:08 PM
“Jesus isn’t a dick, so keep him out of my vagina.” - Awesome dad defends awesome daughter’s message to Texas lawmakers - http://www.salon.com/2013/07/2­2/awesome_dad_defends_awesome_­daughters_message_to_texas_law­makers/ Kansas City S. Jul 28, 2013 12:32 PM
Re: from IGGY - Fred, learn from mistakes of others and repent :o) - Comments on Richard Dawkins site are quite telling.  Seems to me that all my conversations with Fred circled around "feelings of god, personal relationship, etc, etc." - in short, unprovable personal experiences Kansas City S. Jul 28, 2013 12:14 PM
from IGGY - Fred, learn from mistakes of others and repent :o) - Too bad, my friend, you are pissing against the winds of history with clinging to Jesus as your guidance councilor. Kansas City S. Jul 28, 2013 11:29 AM
TONIGHT, 7 p.m.: July Lazy Readers plus discussion: A FUTURE WITHOUT TRIBES - Preview not available Fred Jul 26, 2013 1:22 PM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AT PRICE CHOPPER: JULY LAZY READERS! - Preview not available cole m. Jul 25, 2013 10:24 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Article about the corporate "junk" food culture - My thanks to Diane for the link to salon.com.  As for beer, wine, Gra eric Jul 25, 2013 3:57 PM
My website finally made it to Canada, though I am back in KC - I made it back to KC, but my website has only made it to Canada. I need a good internet connection for my laptop t David Jul 25, 2013 3:22 PM
Article about the corporate "junk" food culture - A very interesting article on Salon about the horrible stuff that big food corporations are trying to sell us as “food” a Diane Jul 25, 2013 3:21 PM
How a PA Police Chief & School Board member feels about liberals - Mark Kessler says he's not about an armed revolt. His videos make me wonder exactly what he is about. Nancy Pelosi describ Penny Jul 25, 2013 12:55 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Brazil's new generation of Thalidomide babies - Glad you made it back safe and sound. Thalidomide will be a tough issue in countries where birth control may be discouraged. An Penny Jul 25, 2013 9:20 AM

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