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Richard Dawkins on The Daily Show talks about his new book "An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist" - Richard Dawkins on The Daily Show - Tue 24-Sep 11:00-11:30 PM EDT In this exclusive, unedited interview, Richard Dawkins takes issue with religion's anti-scientifi Kansas City S. Sep 26, 2013 10:11 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Engaging in arguments? - is it productive? - 'Popular Science' Shuts Comments, Citing Internet 'Trolls' - My first experience with dealing with the religious on line took place when I made the simple comment recommend the Nova film Becoming Human on TV Marlys Kummer D. Sep 26, 2013 8:23 AM
There is no population explosion on this planet - Penny Sep 26, 2013 12:32 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Psychic fair on Oct[masked] - As Penny reminded, you need to decide between reusable characters or non. Re-usable: 36^10 - a large number 36 to the 10th power. N David Sep 25, 2013 10:45 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Psychic fair on Oct[masked] - Make sure you do it as a permutation, not a combination. A combination would be 10 letters out of 26, a permutation would mean puting the letters in the corr David Sep 25, 2013 10:23 PM
RDF: Stand up and be counted - The Penny Sep 25, 2013 9:46 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Psychic fair on Oct[masked] - Well, I'm not that great at math, but I'm thinking the probability of getting all 10 characters correct (out of 36 possible characters) w Penny Sep 25, 2013 9:37 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Psychic fair on Oct[masked] - Yes. Hiten Soni, MD All things are possible. On Sep 25, 2013, at 8:58 PM, Penny < JJ Sep 25, 2013 9:31 PM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] GET SMART THIS FRIDAY AT LAZY READERS - Preview not available cole m. Sep 25, 2013 9:00 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Psychic fair on Oct[masked] - Sounds fun to me. Would you be using the English alphabet plus Arabic numerals (i.e. 36 total)? Are you planning to throw in Penny Sep 25, 2013 8:58 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Engaging in arguments? - is it productive? - 'Popular Science' Shuts Comments, Citing Internet 'Trolls' - I'd be perfectly happy if science blogs shut off comments or limited comments to people with some sort of scientific credentials. A Penny Sep 25, 2013 8:28 PM
Psychic fair on Oct[masked] - Friends, JJ Sep 25, 2013 7:41 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Sometimes the bible is just too easy a target ... - They did a great job on that video. Comments are interesting too (people are actually looking up the scriptures), and best of all, over 3 Penny Sep 25, 2013 6:19 PM
Engaging in arguments? - is it productive? - 'Popular Science' Shuts Comments, Citing Internet 'Trolls' - I'd be curious to know if completely ignoring arguments from laymen on scientific matters, as well as completely ignoring and not engaging in any debates with the religious people yields more productive results and they are just ov Kansas City S. Sep 25, 2013 5:42 PM
Sometimes the bible is just too easy a target ... - Jeannine Sep 25, 2013 5:14 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available cole m. Sep 25, 2013 2:54 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available cole m. Sep 25, 2013 2:50 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Was this a Christian hosted bible study? Penny Sep 25, 2013 2:38 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Cheers! Penny Sep 25, 2013 2:34 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available eric Sep 25, 2013 2:25 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available Jeannine Sep 25, 2013 2:15 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available eric Sep 25, 2013 1:58 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available cole m. Sep 25, 2013 12:49 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Preview not available Jeannine Sep 25, 2013 11:23 AM
Richard Dawkins on last night's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - Dawkins said the astronomer Martin Rees, professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge and the UK's Astrono Penny Sep 25, 2013 9:51 AM
Vatican excommunicates priest. Priest shrugs it off. - Penny Sep 25, 2013 8:35 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Don't Worry, Be Happy - Jeannine Sep 25, 2013 8:10 AM
Don't Worry, Be Happy - A friend included me in an email about this song this morning. It's been played a lot recently on a few radio stations. Enjoy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=Oo4OnQ cole m. Sep 25, 2013 7:29 AM
LUKASHENKO CHIPS - Iggy will love this. A Dutch artist has designed snack chip bags with pictures and names of dictators in her "Dictator Series." I guess you could call them, "dictator taters." The story is on the BBC website today (link below). The bag at the we eric Sep 24, 2013 5:05 PM
Tonight: Another Kansas Freethought night about FreeThought @ 7pm at Price Chopper. - cole m. Sep 24, 2013 2:26 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Preview not available Jeannine Sep 24, 2013 12:21 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] KFS meetup tomorrow - Tom Sep 23, 2013 10:42 PM
KFS meetup tomorrow - You forgot to announce it. Or it wasn't announced to me. I pushed announce this meetup and it went out. You might send out a reminder sometime early tomorrow to get more people. Cole cole m. Sep 23, 2013 10:39 PM
Fwd: [Provocateurs] GET SMART THIS FRIDAY AT LAZY READERS - Preview not available cole m. Sep 23, 2013 10:33 PM
Fw: [skeptics-137] Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - Here it is. The original source was Herb Silverman (Secular Coalition of America), interviewed by the Guardian at an FFR Penny Sep 23, 2013 7:48 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - It wasn't a confirmed number. If I remember right, it came from another member of Congress or a reporter - someone who claims that Penny Sep 23, 2013 7:21 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Preview not available Lynne Sep 23, 2013 6:02 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - Penny, do you know what that 27 number is based on? Is it just a statistical guess based on demographics or did someone quote-mine Congress to find things a closeted atheist might say? -Lynne On Sep 19,[masked]:07 PM, "Penny" < Lynne Sep 23, 2013 5:57 PM
The Big Questions - Obesity - Faith - NHS - This is a lively two part episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=Vt1JA1vSef4 Cole cole m. Sep 23, 2013 12:57 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Kissing Hank's Bottom - It's one of my favorites.  In addition to the written story, someone filmed it and put it on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=fDp7pkEcJVQ (of Andy B. Sep 23, 2013 11:58 AM
Fwd: [COR_Members] Fwd: Help Us Spread the Word for Concert For the Climate - Preview not available eric Sep 23, 2013 8:21 AM
Letter To Santa - Anyone else see this: an 8 year old boy sent a letter to Santa to help his twin sister who was being bullied at school. He mentioned Go Craig Sep 21, 2013 6:47 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - So maybe they're trusting in God to provide for the poor? Right-wingers know that if the poor can't get food from the government, t Penny Sep 21, 2013 3:31 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - Ok folks, Gilbert has another response, "God had a food assistance program, every Saturday for 40 years in the desert Kathryn Sep 21, 2013 2:45 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Pastor Hagee: Navy Yard Shooting a Sign of Jesus' Imminent Return - Gilbert says, and yes it is Gilbert not me, "I love that Eric, I'm going to use that one. But who's counting?" I like Kathryn Sep 21, 2013 2:36 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - Did I miss a few zeroes? DaveN David Sep 21, 2013 1:55 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Re: Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - A bigger problem than the actual fraud is the cost of catching the fraud. Suppose David Sep 21, 2013 1:50 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Pastor Hagee: Navy Yard Shooting a Sign of Jesus' Imminent Return - People have been saying that for nearly 2000 years. How many times can you cry wol David Sep 21, 2013 1:14 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Pastor Hagee: Navy Yard Shooting a Sign of Jesus' Imminent Return - The 13,654,788th sign of the end times since Jesus walked eric Sep 21, 2013 12:51 PM
Puppy prejudice: Are black animals less likely to be adopted? - Puppy prejudice: Are black animals less likely to be adopted?  http://www.today.com/pets/pupp­y-prejudice-are-black-an Kansas City S. Sep 21, 2013 12:49 PM
Re: Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - From: Lee Gross Sent on: Saturday, September 21,[masked]:07 PM What is gut wrenching is how the religious justifications are twisted to meet the argument for denying 3.8 million poor food assistance. What good is religion in the light of th Kansas City S. Sep 21, 2013 12:46 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - What is gut wrenching is how the religious justifications are twisted to meet the argument for denying 3.8 million poor food Lee G. Sep 21, 2013 12:07 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - Charlie Rangel: "I just talked to Moses, and he's not in support of this legislation . . . " LOL! cute Re Penny Sep 21, 2013 11:59 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] After 36 Years Aloft, Voyager 1 Exits Our Solar System, Still Sending Data - Thanks for the tip, Jeannine Cole On Sep 21,[masked]:58 AM, "Jeannine" < [address removed] > wrote: cole m. Sep 21, 2013 11:44 AM
Pastor Hagee: Navy Yard Shooting a Sign of Jesus' Imminent Return - Pastor Matthew Hagee says the Navy Yard shooter is a sign of the end-times and Jesus' imminent return  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=7bdZWqgBqwE Kansas City S. Sep 21, 2013 11:30 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] After 36 Years Aloft, Voyager 1 Exits Our Solar System, Still Sending Data - From: Jeannine Sent on: Saturday, September 21,[masked]:58 AM If you need a little awe and wonder in your life, check out The Universe series, Se Kansas City S. Sep 21, 2013 11:28 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] After 36 Years Aloft, Voyager 1 Exits Our Solar System, Still Sending Data - Preview not available Jeannine Sep 21, 2013 10:58 AM
Republicans Prey on weak, hide behind religion - http://video.msnbc.msn.com/the­-ed-show/53064847 Kansas City S. Sep 21, 2013 9:50 AM
After 36 Years Aloft, Voyager 1 Exits Our Solar System, Still Sending Data - Preview not available cole m. Sep 21, 2013 8:36 AM
Tonight @ the Skepticst, Sept 21, 7pm @ Price Chopper. Don't miss this! - Tonight at the Skeptics: Think you know something about GPS?  What is GIS information and how is it used to make informed decisions that help i cole m. Sep 21, 2013 8:28 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Prayer - Funny. Cole On Sep 20,[masked]:24 AM, "Don" < [address removed] > wrote: cole m. Sep 20, 2013 11:37 AM
Prayer - For those that are too legit to quit, we thank you, Lord. Don D Don Sep 20, 2013 9:24 AM
Fwd: Tomorrow: You're hosting "FOOD and dRINKS at the FOUNDRY in WESTPORT" - Come join us Friday night. This might be our last time at the Foundry for awhile. I have a surprise new location next month. We will talk about this change when we are together Friday night. Join us for the fun. Cole 91 cole m. Sep 19, 2013 11:40 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - Francis certainly seems like a wonderful guy, and he may be a humanist at heart. He may also be successful in attracting followers. Penny Sep 19, 2013 7:15 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - Allegedly, there are 27 closeted atheists in Congress. For me, it correlates to the notion of Christian bullying, and I would also Penny Sep 19, 2013 7:07 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - Everyone should be able to be openly true to his or her co eric Sep 19, 2013 6:59 PM
This Woman Healed Her Own Vagina Tumor with Jesus - She brings up two miracles she particpated in  1) woman who had a damaged cheeck bone and god grew it - can be easily verified by medical records of the car accident, hospital records and tehn follow up doctor records? Kansas City S. Sep 19, 2013 6:27 PM
Here Are All The Atheists In Congress - It is statistically improbable that there are only 1-2 atheists in the US Senate and Congress as well as in state legislatures in 50 states. These people are well educated, with good education comes a high correlation/causation of non belie Kansas City S. Sep 19, 2013 6:26 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Preview not available Jeannine Sep 19, 2013 6:17 PM
Jesus, Atheists are coming! - Atheists Start PAC To Elect Non-Religious Candidates - Don't Believe In God? There's A Super PAC For That  https://www.google.com/search?­hl=en&gl=us&a Kansas City S. Sep 19, 2013 5:37 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Preview not available Lynne Sep 19, 2013 4:56 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Preview not available Jeannine Sep 19, 2013 4:28 PM
Kissing Hank's Bottom - From the blog of JHuger ("Effing the Ineffable since 1996"): Kissing Hank's Penny Sep 19, 2013 4:26 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - - Eric wrote>>>>>>   Kansas City S. Sep 19, 2013 1:51 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Prayer clearly cures mental illness for some evangelicals; namely, the ones who prayed, then left evangelicalism and regained their sanity. Eric On 9/19/[masked]:04 AM, Lynne wrote: > You know, I think any Bible study or prayer group who makes tha eric Sep 19, 2013 12:12 PM
Ruling: Provide birth control despite religious objections - What's the point of having religious beliefs if you can't use them to object to what ever you choose or demand respect? Religious faith puzzles me to no limit.... If I were objecting to blood transfusio Kansas City S. Sep 19, 2013 11:21 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - You know, I think any Bible study or prayer group who makes that claim without also referring the mentally ill to a medical doctor ought to get busted for practicing medicine without a license. -Lynne T-Mobile. America's First Nationwide 4G Network cole Lynne Sep 19, 2013 10:04 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Obama Admin. Invites Atheists to Interfaith Planning - This is a perfect example that religion is fading away. Maybe not as fast as some of us would like, but it is happening. This is 2013. A humanistic approach is taking the lead. A 2000+ year old superstition can not and will not stay up fron cole m. Sep 19, 2013 4:17 AM
Re: [skeptics-137] Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Preview not available cole m. Sep 19, 2013 4:10 AM
Don't miss this Saturday Skeptics night, Sept 21, 7pm @ Price Chopper. - This Saturday night at the Skeptics: If you think you know something about GPS.  What is GIS information and how is it used to make informed de cole m. Sep 19, 2013 3:58 AM
Obama Admin. Invites Atheists to Interfaith Planning - "The Secular Student Alliance, a national nonprofit dedicated to organizing nonreligious students, announced today that they were in Penny Sep 18, 2013 10:09 PM
Appalling: Evangelicals largely believe prayer alone can cure mental illness - Do any of you find this repulsive and revolting? I sure do. Penny Sep 18, 2013 9:35 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Holy Water Is Contaminated With What?! - Ok. Guilty. Hiten Soni, MD All things are possible. On Sep 18, 2013, at 3:40 PM, Jeannine < JJ Sep 18, 2013 4:00 PM
RE: [skeptics-137] Holy Water Is Contaminated With What?! - That was too easy, Hiten! Jeannine Sep 18, 2013 3:39 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Holy Water Is Contaminated With What?! - :-P Penny Sep 18, 2013 2:52 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] Holy Water Is Contaminated With What?! - Holy shit of course! Sent from my iPhone On Sep 18, 2013, at 1:21 PM, Kansas City Skeptic < JJ Sep 18, 2013 1:43 PM
Holy Water Is Contaminated With What?! - Holy Water Is Contaminated With What?!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=CqbE4ObAWVI "When getting blessed, you might also be getti Kansas City S. Sep 18, 2013 1:21 PM
How many are massing shootings in the US vs. mass murders? - How Many Mass Shootings In The US?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=UB2fbAwBMD8 Kansas City S. Sep 18, 2013 1:17 PM
"Just for the Hell of It" tonight, Sept 18, Wed 5:30 at Panzon's. - Join us for spicy food and conversation Just for the Hell of It! tonight,  cole m. Sep 18, 2013 6:28 AM
RE: [skeptics-137] Devil's Creation! - First reported self-healing polymer that spontaneously and independently repairs itself - Wow! Subject: [skeptics-13 Jeannine Sep 17, 2013 7:32 PM
Fwd: Tomorrow: Join us at "We will discuss three of Plato's dialogues: Euthyphro, Crito, and APOLOGY" - Wednesday is "Anything can Happen Day." This is a new and fun group Eric Dollard is running. Join us for great conversation., tomorrow, Wed, 3pm @ Paneria's in Westport. Cole[masked] cole m. Sep 17, 2013 9:11 AM
‘Religion Is the Enemy of Science’: Bill Nye Joins Bill Maher in Lambasting Creationism - Preview not available Kansas City S. Sep 17, 2013 8:30 AM
Welcome Franklin County Philosophers, "Altruism." tonight, Tues, Sept 17 - Contact me for CarPool.  We meet about 6pm in the Olathe area. Cole Morgan  cole m. Sep 17, 2013 4:03 AM
What the hell, God? - Wide-Faced Men Make Others Act Selfishly - Preview not available Kansas City S. Sep 16, 2013 4:51 PM
Devil's Creation! - First reported self-healing polymer that spontaneously and independently repairs itself - First reported self-healing polymer that spontaneously and independently repairs itself  http://phys.org/news/201 Kansas City S. Sep 16, 2013 2:03 PM
Fwd: [KC-Midtown-FreeThinkers] Just For the Hell of It! This coming Wed. - Still can't get it right: Correction is Sept 18. Cole ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: cole morgan < cole m. Sep 15, 2013 7:24 PM
Fwd: [KC-Midtown-FreeThinkers] Just For the Hell of It! This coming Wed. - Correction on date, Sept 17. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: cole morgan < colemorgankansasci cole m. Sep 15, 2013 7:22 PM
Trip to Ottawa to visit Caleob for Franklin County Philosophers this Tuesday, - Contact me for CarPool.  We meet about 6pm in the Olathe area. Cole Morgan[masked] colemorgankansascity@gmail..co­m Do it soon before we fill up. I leave from North Town (NKC, Mo) and we will meet up around eric Dollard's house to d cole m. Sep 15, 2013 7:20 PM
Just For the Hell of It! This coming Wed. - Join us for spicy food and conversation Just for the Hell of It! this coming Wednesday, Sept 19 at Panzon's Come by 5:30 for happy hour specials until 6pm. I get there about 5:15. We usually leave about 7pm or so. cole m. Sep 15, 2013 7:09 PM
Re: [skeptics-137] New Film: Inequality for All, Oct. 11 at Tivoli Theater - Thanks. I'll check it out. Cole On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 12:19 AM, Penny < p cole m. Sep 15, 2013 5:46 AM

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