align-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcamerachatcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-crosscrosseditfacebookglobegoogleimagesinstagramlocation-pinmagnifying-glassmailmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1outlookpersonplusImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartwitteryahoo

Mailing List Archive

Subject Sender Date
RE: [skeptics-137] Ted Talk: One Economist's Idea for a New Public/Private Partnership Model - I like the way she thinks. Since there is no "innovati Jeannine Oct 31, 2013 4:03 PM
Tomorrow - Giant Gala book event. Friday 2013Nov01 at 19:00 (7 pm) at JohnM's place - Subject: Giant Gala book event. David Oct 31, 2013 3:38 PM
Davos 2013 - Open Forum: Is Religion Outdated in the 21st Century - cole m. Oct 31, 2013 12:45 PM
Ted Talk: One Economist's Idea for a New Public/Private Partnership Model - Economist Mariana Mazzucato acknowledges that dynamic capitalism requires public/private Penny Oct 30, 2013 8:40 PM
New trend in smart phones? - modular phones you can upgrade by replacing "Lego" like parts in phones? - Kansas City S. Oct 30, 2013 12:34 PM
The Oija Board, and the Idiometer Effect - This is clipped from a lengthy (3-page article) from Scientific American, which details the h Penny Oct 30, 2013 10:49 AM
The Psychological Power of Satan - This, from Scientific American: Penny Oct 30, 2013 9:55 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Stop treating Capitalists as if they're gods... - This needs to be shouted from the rooftops (to borrow from t Jeannine Oct 29, 2013 7:54 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting - Don, Healthcare is a start, but only a start. David Oct 29, 2013 3:34 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting - Sorry for misinterpreting your piece, Dave.  :)   Hit the button just as you did.  Of course, I agree with your point; and healthcare seems like the most obvious place to see it. Don D Don Oct 29, 2013 3:15 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting - David - well said.  The premise I get from your metaphor is that private enterprise will not work out well for everyone.  It looks that way to those who think only of themselves and seems perilously close to sociopathy.  Caleob, I b Don Oct 29, 2013 3:12 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting - Caloeb, I am trying to understand the Libertarian 'ph David Oct 29, 2013 3:10 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting - David, I don't want to put words in your mouth, but it seems like you are trying to go with a syllogism similar to this P1. Libertarianism is a way of seeing the world with premises and assump Caleob K. Oct 29, 2013 1:32 PM
Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting - Libertarian == Cowboy in a modern setting David Oct 29, 2013 12:31 PM
Re: Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Wh - Sam Harris and others will also point to the biology of "goodness" as evolutio Penny Oct 29, 2013 11:58 AM
Re: Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Wh - The idea that we can't be good without a god is an extension of the blank slate id David Oct 29, 2013 11:45 AM
Re: Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Wh - Agreed, John. As you probably know, our own Darrel Ray wrote an excellent bo Penny Oct 29, 2013 11:25 AM
Re: Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Wh - John B. Oct 29, 2013 10:58 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Marlys Kummer D. Oct 28, 2013 7:16 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Marlys - Do the percentages in the two columns for education represent the percentage that ha Penny Oct 28, 2013 6:52 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Marlys Kummer D. Oct 28, 2013 6:12 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Zuckerman has done a great deal of study in the area of 'the belief in god' and if it is necessary for a society to be good. He wrote a book Marlys Kummer D. Oct 28, 2013 5:51 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Drag Down Bigotry - That's awesome! Wish I'd have been there. Jeannine Oct 28, 2013 5:33 PM
Drag Down Bigotry - Penny Oct 28, 2013 4:59 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Tea Party disdains religious right - a new poll shows - The Tea Party may wish to inform their spokespeople of said disdain - e.g. Glenn Beck, Sarah Penny Oct 28, 2013 3:31 PM
A Christopher Hitchens Dream: Atheism on the Rise in Egypt. - Thanks to Iggy's last post, I also found this news at Salon.com. . . Is Egypt go Penny Oct 28, 2013 2:17 PM
Tea Party disdains religious right - a new poll shows - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 28, 2013 1:48 PM
Why is broadband more expensive in the US? - Why is broadband more expensive in the US? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/maga­zine-24528383 The joys of American style free enterprise bringing us l David Oct 28, 2013 10:33 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: God doesn't know my thoughts, so says NT, so how can god judge my actions? - . . . sorry, Igg . . . :-/ Penny Oct 27, 2013 7:54 PM
Re: God doesn't know my thoughts, so says NT, so how can god judge my actions? - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 27, 2013 7:50 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: God doesn't know my thoughts, so says NT, so how can god judge my actions? - Well, Iggy, I can tell you from personal experience (however much that may gall some people) Penny Oct 27, 2013 6:23 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Preview not available Lynne Oct 27, 2013 6:12 PM
Fwd: Invitation: Humanism Study Group - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: The Kansas City Humanism Meetup Group < [address removed] > cole m. Oct 27, 2013 6:01 PM
Re: God doesn't know my thoughts, so says NT, so how can god judge my actions? - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 27, 2013 5:58 PM
God doesn't know my thoughts, so says NT, so how can god judge my actions? - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 27, 2013 5:44 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Yes, your post reminds me of the excellent debate that Iggy posted l Penny Oct 27, 2013 5:39 PM
Compare what the Bible says with reality...............Which is true? - Marlys Kummer D. Oct 27, 2013 4:44 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Minimum Wage Jobs - Does Society Need Them & Should they be respected and compensated properly? - I believe the reason you don't hear of many Christians speaking up in KC is becaus Penny Oct 27, 2013 12:43 PM
Minimum Wage Jobs - Does Society Need Them & Should they be respected and compensated properly? - http://www . youtube .com/watch?v=c2eYIlGRPgY Sending this out to my list of Xians. Hope to hear back from them to see what would Jesus say about respect and ne Kansas City S. Oct 27, 2013 12:20 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Stop treating Capitalists as if they're gods... - Actually, I got the capitalism/free enterprise YouTube lin eric Oct 27, 2013 11:55 AM
Stop treating Capitalists as if they're gods... - A wonderful shot piece about the difference between capitalism and free enterprise! Our home grown Lutheran freethinking agnostic without balls to become atheist Eric D. has delivered again. I wounder Eric how would playing this would go in Kansas City S. Oct 27, 2013 11:41 AM
Some Saudi women defy driving ban in day of protest - cole m. Oct 27, 2013 7:35 AM
CAPITALISM VS FREE ENTERPRISE - Below is a YouTube link to a video by Thom Hartmann about the difference between capitalism and free enterprise. It is a little over 6 minutes in length. from Thom Hartmann http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=xRyMRshHU0M Eric eric Oct 27, 2013 6:28 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: Overland Park, KS - Christians refuse to tip waiter because ‘homosexual lifestyle is an affront to God’ - If he existed, he probably was one. 13 guys hanging out together on a cross countr David Oct 26, 2013 10:23 PM
Is god hiding? - Marlys Kummer D. Oct 26, 2013 6:41 PM
Re: Overland Park, KS - Christians refuse to tip waiter because ‘homosexual lifestyle is an affront to God’ - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 26, 2013 5:17 PM
Overland Park, KS - Christians refuse to tip waiter because ‘homosexual lifestyle is an affront to God’ - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 26, 2013 5:08 PM
Marriage as a 'luxury good': The class divide in who gets married and divorced - Marriage as a 'luxury good': The class divide in who gets married and divorced  http://www.today.com/mone Kansas City S. Oct 26, 2013 3:29 PM
Fwd: [New post] BioLogos eliminates reader comments - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 26, 2013 10:38 AM
Is god still hiding? - cole m. Oct 26, 2013 8:03 AM
Is god hiding? - cole m. Oct 26, 2013 7:59 AM
Fwd: Jesse Dorsky RSVPed to "Damned Good Company" a book by Luis Granados. Discussion lead by Eric Dollard. on Tue, November 5 - This is always a fun small group.US! Cole ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: State Line FreeThinkers < cole m. Oct 26, 2013 7:03 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Waste of money? Supersticion? Rational? Newtown Votes on $50 Million Gift From State to Rebuild Sandy Hook - Physician, cure thyself. . .   (Psychiatrist?) Don D On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 7:05 PM, eric < Don Oct 25, 2013 9:02 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Waste of money? Supersticion? Rational? Newtown Votes on $50 Million Gift From State to Rebuild Sandy Hook - I read an article a few days ago in which the author asserted that the higher the percentage of psychiatrists in a population, the higher the incidence of suicide. It did not say whether or not it was the psychiatrists who are committing suicide, b eric Oct 25, 2013 7:05 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going To Hell - I think this is right up Fred's alley. "Occupy Jesus" endeavors to take the Penny Oct 25, 2013 6:21 PM
Giant Gala book event. Friday 2013Nov01 at 19:00 (7 pm) at JohnM's place - Subject: Giant Gala book event. David Oct 25, 2013 5:21 PM
Re: Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going To Hell - From: Penny Sent on: Friday, October 25,[masked]:43 PM A funny and sarcastic commentary from Brett Gallaher http://www.huffingtonpost.com/­brett-g Kansas City S. Oct 25, 2013 3:02 PM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT!!!! - Preview not available cole m. Oct 25, 2013 2:29 PM
Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going To Hell - A funny and sarcastic commentary from Brett Gallaher Penny Oct 25, 2013 1:43 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Waste of money? Supersticion? Rational? Newtown Votes on $50 Million Gift From State to Rebuild Sandy Hook - It could be an effort to prevent PTSD. Imagine being a 6 year old kid and going back to the same school where your friends were shot dead. Maybe eventually it would be better for the kids to revisit the school to get back to "normal" or maybe that is a te Lynne Oct 25, 2013 12:40 PM
Fwd: Fw: group might have interest in - Preview not available cole m. Oct 25, 2013 9:07 AM
Waste of money? Supersticion? Rational? Newtown Votes on $50 Million Gift From State to Rebuild Sandy Hook - Newtown Votes on $50 Million Gift From State to Rebuild Sandy Hook  * changing the route parents will drive to school is going to be changed * the route the killer drove will be changed * all constru Kansas City S. Oct 25, 2013 6:40 AM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] JOIN US FRIDAY AT LAZY READERS! - Preview not available cole m. Oct 24, 2013 11:56 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] A rather pathetic piece by Bill Tammeus - Raped MO girl rejects religion - Too often people likes to twist what people say to fit his imaginary friend. What is it, god, jesus, holy ghost then Bill or is it the Pope. He pretends to  know more than he can know. The great pretenders. Isnt that a song cole m. Oct 24, 2013 8:36 PM
Tea Party Leader Wants to File Class Action Suit Against Gays - Tea Party Leader Wants to File Class Action Suit Against Gays Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 7:30 PM
Re: Soup Kitchen refuses atheists volunteers help because of devil's work theydo - I just got a response from a "follower of Christ" on my list.... >>>>>>>>­>> When will you learn this is a free country? Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 7:12 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] A rather pathetic piece by Bill Tammeus - Raped MO girl rejects religion - Number one, Bill set up a straw man argument when he says " Penny Oct 24, 2013 6:53 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. - It was KOFO. Not sure about the time or if it was even live. I'm guessing it was Penny Oct 24, 2013 6:38 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. - Which radio show? What time? On Oct 24,[masked]:20 PM, "Penny" < [address removed] > wrote: cole m. Oct 24, 2013 6:32 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. - FYI - Bret and I played "Johnny Appleseed" today and did an unplanned (i.e. total surprise) r Penny Oct 24, 2013 6:20 PM
Soup Kitchen refuses atheists volunteers help because of devil's work theydo - Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 5:43 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Do Dogs Even Have Brains? - MUST WATCH - I've had my daily intake of stupid. Thank you, Iggy.&n Jeannine Oct 24, 2013 4:33 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] A rather pathetic piece by Bill Tammeus - Raped MO girl rejects religion - It looks like this is the point in Jeannine Oct 24, 2013 4:18 PM
Do Dogs Even Have Brains? - MUST WATCH - Do Dogs Even Have Brains?  1,150,191 views 2,186 likes  16,620 dislikes 'nuff said..... www.youtube.com/watch?v Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 4:05 PM
A rather pathetic piece by Bill Tammeus - Raped MO girl rejects religion - I am sending this directly to Bill Tammeus himself as I communicate with him by e-mail every now and then. Hope he can follow up on the discussion on this posting at  http://www. Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 3:33 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. - I can think of one case where it may be prudent to not s Jeannine Oct 24, 2013 3:08 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. - John Oct 24, 2013 9:32 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - P.S. Zuckerman reminds me of Jerry Coyne's debate with Catholic Theologian John Haught that also was not published at first. Jerry Coyne (Evolutionary Biologist, author of "Why Evolution is True") beat the crap out of Haught i Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 8:47 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - From: Penny Sent on: Wednesday, October 23,[masked]:32 PM According to commenters below the article, the church finally posted it after Zuckerman called them out. Pastor Rick Stedman said "After the debate, I honestly thought the vi Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 8:43 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. - I couldn't agree more, Cole. Remaining silent, or acting "cowed" only serves to make on Penny Oct 24, 2013 8:01 AM
Richard Dawkins Explains Why He Doesn't Debate Young Earth Creationists - Richard Dawkins Explains Why He Doesn't Debate Young Earth Creationists  global.christianpo Kansas City S. Oct 24, 2013 7:14 AM
Remaining silent won't make the problem of prejudice go away. -  In fact, this silence causes a number of problems for the community to which nonbelievers find themselves membe cole m. Oct 24, 2013 7:12 AM
IS IT UNETHICAL TO HIDE YOUR NONBELIEF? - cole m. Oct 24, 2013 6:06 AM
The rise of atheism in America - cole m. Oct 24, 2013 5:56 AM
Is atheism on the rise? - Is atheism on the rise?   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D­emographics_of_atheism   cole m. Oct 24, 2013 5:15 AM
Phew! Kentucky’s ‘God plaque’ law won’t be used to jail atheists - Preview not available cole m. Oct 24, 2013 5:04 AM
What should we do, God? A Year in Jail for Not Stating the Power of God? How Kentucky Office of Homeland Security May Be Violating the Separation of Church and State. - Preview not available cole m. Oct 24, 2013 4:47 AM
Fwd: Vote NOW for the YouTube Music Awards - Preview not available cole m. Oct 24, 2013 4:21 AM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] LAZY READERS IN 2 DAYS!!! - Preview not available cole m. Oct 24, 2013 3:05 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - In the first video below the debate, Pastor Rick Stedman goes on to say that John David Oct 24, 2013 12:51 AM
Fw: ▶ Eric Idle - "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" - STEREO HQ - YouTube - Thought you might enjoy this. Thanks to Dick. David Oct 24, 2013 12:01 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - At the end of the debate, Marshall told a story about a girl being escorted i David Oct 23, 2013 11:46 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - Did you watch the post-debate responses? I haven't done that yet, but thought Marshall' Penny Oct 23, 2013 11:31 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - Preview not available Jeannine Oct 23, 2013 9:49 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - According to commenters below the article, the church finally posted it after Zuckerman calle Penny Oct 23, 2013 5:32 PM
Fwd: [New post] Again? Phil Zuckerman wins debate with Christian, church refuses to post video - Preview not available Kansas City S. Oct 23, 2013 4:59 PM
Employee Price tickets availble through me at The New Theatre....Sunday - Thursday Last Day Nov 3ed - Marlys Kummer D. Oct 23, 2013 2:38 PM
Jon Stewart: Tea Party Is Basically The Alien 'Chestburster' - Jon Stewart: Tea Party Is Basically The Alien 'Chestburster' - http://huff.to/1aFQ1Ch DaveN David Oct 23, 2013 11:16 AM
Pope Expels German 'Luxury Bishop' From Diocese - cole m. Oct 23, 2013 7:37 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Republican Senator Mike Lee says conservatives haven't focused enough on family - I agree. They should focus on their families and stay out of politics :) -Lynne On Oct 20,[masked]:21 PM, "Kansas City Skeptic" < [address removed] > wrote: Lynne Oct 22, 2013 4:23 PM

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy