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Darwin Day Dinner - Next Sunday (February 7) we'll be hosting our annual Darwin Day Dinner and anniversary celebration. (23 years, if you can believe it. Please visit REALL's Meetup.com page fo Wally H. Jan 31, 2016 8:51 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Meetup Cancelled: REALL's Monthly Meeting - Topic TBA - Another email coming to you has Frank's email to add to the list.  Might consider a lone email to tell him of the cancellation now that you have his address.   On Sun, Mar 1, Mark P. Mar 1, 2015 8:12 PM
Meetup Cancelled: REALL's Monthly Meeting - Topic TBA - REALL's March meeting, scheduled to occur on Tuesday, March 3,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Since we just had our Darwin Day Dinner this evening, meeting again on Tuesday seemed sort of silly. I'll see you all in April! Wally H. Mar 1, 2015 8:01 PM
Date changed! (Belated) Darwin Day Dinner and REALL's 22nd Anniversary Celebration - I've updated this Meetup. Due to a scheduling conflict, we'll be getting together on March 1 instead. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Springfi­eld Wally H. Feb 10, 2015 4:39 PM
REALL's June Meeting Cancelled - Sorry, I had forgotten to remove this from the Meetup web site until now. The library's annual book sale means that the meeting room isn't available, so we will NOT be meeting in June. Also, I'll be unable to attend our July 1 meeting, but ever Wally H. May 31, 2014 12:06 PM
Might Miss Tonight's Meeting - I'm taking Dawn to the doctor, so I might miss tonight's meeting. Sorry! Keep in mind that we will NOT be meeting at the library in June, due to their annual book sale. Hopefully we can schedule a picnic for sometime that month. Detail Wally H. May 6, 2014 4:28 PM
Meetup Cancelled: REALL's Monthly Meeting - Topic TBA - Due to the upcoming Darwin Day dinner being held on Sunday, February 9, we will NOT have our regular meeting at the library on Tuesday, February 4. Our next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, March 4. If you have further questi Wally H. Jan 30, 2014 8:29 PM
Tonight's REALL Meeting - I'm sick, so I probably won't be able to make it to tonight's REALL meeting. You'll just have to struggle on without me. Sorry about that! See you at next month's meeting! Wally Wally H. Nov 5, 2013 7:58 AM
Meetup Cancelled: REALL's Monthly Meeting - Topic TBA - Sorry, all! I forgot to cancel the bogus June meeting in Meetup.com. The library has their annual book sale in June, so the Carnegie Room is not available for meetings. We'll be doing a picnic sometime, hopefully at the zoo, but I haven't finalized the Wally H. Jun 3, 2013 9:57 PM
Reminder: No Meeting on February 5 - Remember, REALL will NOT have a meeting on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 due to this being the month we will have our annual Darwin Day/REALL anniversary dinner. (Details on when/where will follow soon!) We will next be meeting at the library on th Wally H. Jan 29, 2013 12:13 AM
Meetup Cancelled: REALL's Monthly Meeting - Topic TBA - Due to the national elections being held on the first Tuesday in November, REALL's November meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, has been CANCELLED . Be sure to vote, and we'll see you all at the December meeting! If you Wally H. Oct 29, 2012 10:44 PM
Thurs, Sept 13: Secular Illinois Conference Call - There's a statewide call-in event this Thursday, Sept 13th.  The Secular Coalition for America is finally starting up an Illinois chapter.  Let's try to get as many people involved as possible!  The event is posted at: the m. Sep 11, 2012 1:06 AM
REALL's Monthly Meeting - Archaeology and the Bible - For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Springfi­eld-Skeptics/events/73567682/ When : Tuesday, September 4,[masked]:00 PM Wally H. Sep 2, 2012 10:38 AM
Meetup Cancelled: REALL's Monthly Meeting - Topic TBA - REALL's June meeting, scheduled in Meetup for Tuesday, June 5 at 6:00 PM has been cancelled . Sorry, I forgot to delete the automatically created monthly meeting for June 5. (Ack! That's tomorrow!) Our usual meeting location at Wally H. Jun 4, 2012 8:19 PM
Review of Dennett book Darwin's Dangerous Idea--Monday March 26 7pm at ALUUC - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} user 3. Mar 25, 2012 4:17 PM
Review of Dennett book Darwin's Dangerous Idea--Monday March 26 7pm at ALUUC - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} user 3. Mar 19, 2012 9:58 PM
Monday Sept 26 at 7 pm--review of Shermer book --Humanist Discussion Group - user 3. Sep 24, 2011 11:47 PM
Monday Sept 26 at 7 pm--review of Shermer book --Humanist Discussion Group - user 3. Sep 20, 2011 1:21 PM
Monday Sept 26 at 7 pm--review of Shermer book --Humanist Discussion Group- - user 3. Sep 9, 2011 5:18 PM
Fwd: August News - National TV alert - Preview not available Mark P. Aug 16, 2011 4:32 PM
Horrible blog on BeHealthySpringfield - user 4. Dec 29, 2010 7:48 AM
Book Discussion--Science of Liberty by Timothy Ferris--Monday October 25 at 7 pm - user 3. Oct 24, 2010 7:07 PM
Book Discussion--Science of Liberty by Timothy Ferris--Monday October 25 at 7 pm - user 3. Oct 21, 2010 1:38 PM
Book Discussion--Science of Liberty by Timothy Ferris--Monday October 25 7 pm - user 3. Oct 5, 2010 12:03 AM
should we be sceptical of science itself? - user 3. Sep 14, 2010 12:33 PM
REALL's September Meeting - Microcosmos - Please RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Springfi­eld-Skeptics/calendar/14527425­/ When : Tuesday, September 7,[masked]:00 PM Where : Lincoln Libr Wally H. Sep 2, 2010 4:19 PM
Harvard Finds Scientist Guilty of Misconduct - user 3. Aug 21, 2010 2:09 PM
Freakonomics--Monday August 23 7pm--ALUUC Humanist Discussion Group - user 3. Aug 21, 2010 1:40 PM
Freakonomics--Monday August 23 7pm--ALUUC Humanist Discussion Group - user 3. Aug 17, 2010 9:02 PM
RE: [skeptics-134] Meetup details changed: REALL's Monthly Meeting - "Creation" - Oh man, that's a great agenda. Too bad I can't make it. I saw the movie Jim N. Aug 3, 2010 8:41 AM
Meetup details changed: REALL's Monthly Meeting - "Creation" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Springfi­eld-Skeptics/calendar/14159662­/ When : Tuesday, August 3, 201 Wally H. Aug 3, 2010 6:47 AM
Behavioral Economics Programs--Monday July 26 and Monday August 23 --ALUUC Humanists - user 3. Jul 24, 2010 6:05 PM
Behavioral Economics Programs--Monday July 26 and Monday August 23 --ALUUC Humanists - user 3. Jul 16, 2010 9:23 PM
UFO Spiraling Over Australia was SpaceX Rocket - http://blogs.discovermagazine.­com/badastronomy/2010/06/05/oh­-those-falcon-ufos/ Wally H. Jun 7, 2010 10:31 AM
New Meetup: REALL's Annual Potluck Picnic - Announcing a new Meetup for Rational Examination Association of Lincoln Land! What: REALL's Annual Potluck Picnic When: Saturday, June 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Wally's House 20 Forest Green Drive Springfiel Wally H. Jun 4, 2010 6:37 AM
Re: [skeptics-134] "Cryptic species" offer scientists a window into evolution - San Jose Mercury News - Preview not available Janet Jun 3, 2010 5:46 PM
NO REALL MEETING TONIGHT - Sorry for this extremely late notice, but there is NOT a meeting of REALL tonight. I have the Meetup.com web site set to automatically schedule monthly meetings, so it automatically scheduled one for June 1. However, the library has their annual bo Wally H. Jun 1, 2010 4:40 PM
Texas textbook hearings - user 3. May 18, 2010 4:08 PM
"Cryptic species" offer scientists a window into evolution - San Jose Mercury News - This is interesting. I'd never heard of "cryptic species" before. At first I presumed they were refering to things like Bigfoot, but that's not it. Instead, the term refers to species that look identical and can only be distinguished by Wally H. May 10, 2010 7:31 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Steven Pinker--on evolution and Texas textbooks - Preview not available Mark P. May 6, 2010 12:10 AM
Steven Pinker--on evolution and Texas textbooks - user 3. May 5, 2010 10:51 PM
TODAY, 5:30, City Hall - Vehicle Impoundment Ord. Vote - Please attend the City Council Meeting meeting at 5:30pm TODAY (earli Bill C. May 4, 2010 1:31 PM
Book Discussion--Daniel Dennett, Breaking the Spell-- ALUUC Monday April 26 7 pm - user 3. Apr 25, 2010 11:40 PM
Book Discussion--Daniel Dennett, Breaking the Spell-- ALUUC Monday April 26 7 pm - user 3. Apr 23, 2010 3:59 PM
Book Discussion--Daniel Dennett, Breaking the Spell--Monday April 26 7 pm - user 3. Apr 6, 2010 4:58 PM
Reminder - Meeting Tonight! - Just a reminder that we'll be meeting tonight at 6:00 PM at Lincoln Library. Let's talk about reviving the group's newsletter, revising the group's web site, getting some speakers again, etc. You know -- injecting a bit of energy into the group Wally H. Apr 6, 2010 4:01 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contact the dead - If I was running the? program the goal would be to increase the size of my bank account.? But I was actually wondering if any good at all for the inmates was forthcoming or planned.? What was the sales pitch? ? Hell of a stimu Mark P. Mar 27, 2010 6:28 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contact the dead - What's your problem with this Mark? Dutch Authorities have simply implemented a new government program called "Cash from Quacks". It's an Bill C. Mar 27, 2010 6:08 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contact the dead - What is the BEST thing that can happen as a result of these techniques?? What are the authorities hoping to accomplish? On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Carmen Williams < Mark P. Mar 27, 2010 5:23 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] 'Therapeutic ringtones' for mobile phones create a buzz in Japan - I'll bet there isn't any Stravinsky ring tones in that selection.? Not much, but I'll bet a soda. On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 12:22 AM, Carmen Williams < prai Mark P. Mar 19, 2010 12:30 AM
Steve Colbert on the Texas Board of Education - user 3. Mar 18, 2010 12:31 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] New textbook changes in TX include teaching Creation in Social Studies - Should have seen 'em last year on the biology texts. On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 8:58 PM, Jim Nelson < [address removed] > wrote: Mark P. Mar 13, 2010 2:56 AM
New textbook changes in TX include teaching Creation in Social Studies - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35­839979/ns/us_news-education//d­eck/ I Jim N. Mar 12, 2010 8:58 PM
Dictating religious-based moral standards in a public school setting. - http:/ Bill C. Mar 11, 2010 11:19 AM
Re: [skeptics-134] TED gets an ear full from Sam Harris - I want to have Sam's baby. lol? On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 7:46 PM, Bill Castor < [address removed] > wrote: Mark P. Mar 10, 2010 11:09 PM
TED gets an ear full from Sam Harris - Bill C. Mar 10, 2010 7:46 PM
Top home-school texts dismiss Darwin, evolution - user 3. Mar 6, 2010 6:35 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] [address removed] has shared: Darwin Foes Add Warming to Targets - NYTimes.com - user 4. Mar 5, 2010 9:53 PM
[address removed] has shared: Darwin Foes Add Warming to Targets - NYTimes.com - Wally H. Mar 5, 2010 9:58 AM
Bad Outcome for a Fortune Teller (from K Oldfield) - user 3. Feb 18, 2010 9:34 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] NSF funds Bio/computational Evolution in Action Consortium - This is just a simulation This is just a simulation You are just an illustration This is just a simulation Lines and pixels on a piece of paper You are just an illustration This is just a simulation Lines and pixels Mark P. Feb 18, 2010 8:10 PM
credit card fraud - http://www.snopes.com/crime/wa­rnings/creditcard.asp This is happening this month in Illinois.? Monday, they tri Mark P. Feb 18, 2010 6:54 PM
NSF funds Bio/computational Evolution in Action Consortium - user 3. Feb 18, 2010 5:29 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Flintstones a documentary - This is the sort of thing, along with all of the other certifiable ignorance, pathetically shallow thinking, incredibly wacky conspiracies, and magic thinking, that makes me despair for t Lee B. Feb 17, 2010 5:37 PM
Flintstones a documentary - user 3. Feb 17, 2010 4:17 PM
Monday February 22--Humanist Discussion Group--7 pm at ALUUC - user 3. Feb 13, 2010 11:19 AM
Michael Shermer's Talk - I just wanted to drop a line and let everyone know how Shermer's talk w Jim N. Feb 10, 2010 1:25 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] REALL's Darwin Day Dinner and 17th Anniversary Celebration! - I will be there. Lee Beneze Lee B. Feb 8, 2010 8:43 AM
REALL's Darwin Day Dinner and 17th Anniversary Celebration! - Announcing a new Meetup for Rational Examination Association of Lincoln Land! What: REALL's Darwin Day Dinner and 17th Anniversary Celebration! When: Saturday, February 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: The Dublin Pub at Vinega Wally H. Feb 7, 2010 10:54 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] two things you can do to fight woo right now - This comes out of some of the "funnier" insurers, such as Kaiser and Group Health Cooperative. GHC has had this stuff on schedule for at least 10 years (acupuncture, therapeutic message, etc). There has been a big contingent of medical CEOs and do Randy Feb 5, 2010 2:53 PM
seeking Presidential proclamation for Darwin Day - user 3. Feb 3, 2010 10:26 PM
New Meetup: REALL's February Meeting - Internet Videos, Discussion, and Darwin Day Plans - Announcing a new Meetup for Rational Examination Association of Lincoln Land! What: REALL's February Meeting - Internet Videos, Discussion, and Darwin Day Plans When: Tuesday, February 2,[masked]:00 PM Where: Lincoln L Wally H. Jan 31, 2010 9:45 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Michael Shermer speaking in Rock Island this Thursday morning - user 4. Jan 28, 2010 7:18 AM
RE: [skeptics-134] Michael Shermer speaking in Rock Island this Thursday morning - Thanks for the advice! I made contact with the college on Tuesday and t Jim N. Jan 28, 2010 7:01 AM
Re: [skeptics-134] Michael Shermer speaking in Rock Island this Thursday morning - Preview not available user 4. Jan 27, 2010 9:39 PM
RE: [skeptics-134] Michael Shermer speaking in Rock Island this Thursday morning - Preview not available Jim N. Jan 27, 2010 10:00 AM
Michael Shermer speaking in Rock Island this Thursday morning - user 4. Jan 26, 2010 6:17 AM
tools for arguments with creationists - user 3. Jan 19, 2010 11:42 AM
Re: [skeptics-134] entanglement - Preview not available Mark P. Jan 12, 2010 10:59 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] entanglement - Preview not available Janet Jan 12, 2010 5:55 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] entanglement - Preview not available Mark P. Jan 12, 2010 4:16 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] entanglement - Preview not available Janet Jan 12, 2010 3:44 PM
entanglement - http://www.lottoentanglement.c­om/ ?? ? Thoughts?? What is the scam angle?? They don't ask for money that I can see.? They claim to be an experimen Mark P. Jan 12, 2010 3:22 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] "Haunted Houses Wanted" - My first wife and my step daughter report seeing a young girl's ghost in my house in the mid '80s.? When the first wife and I first looked at this house to buy, a buddy of mine commented, "Oh yeah, I remember this house.? That's the room Mark P. Jan 12, 2010 2:42 PM
RE: [skeptics-134] "Haunted Houses Wanted" - My house is haunted... by a mortgage payment. Jim N. Jan 12, 2010 11:47 AM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Mark P. Jan 1, 2010 8:21 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - I think of my calling. It's in me to do it?still Digging's in my blood. Stopping's?not my will. On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 8:12 PM, Carol < Mark P. Jan 1, 2010 8:20 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Janet Jan 1, 2010 8:19 PM
RE: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - user 3. Jan 1, 2010 8:12 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - I don't know if I should make further comments on topic.? I'd heard that Harry Truman commented on faithfullness in marriage? but I can't find it?yet.? Something about watching a rooster at work and somebody asked if a husband shouldn' Mark P. Jan 1, 2010 8:04 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089393/quotes I always thought it was from Fast Times. I don't even remember this movie. Randy Wally Hartshorn wrote: > re: "Everyone knows that the male body craves sex at all times." > > Yeah, but that doesn't r Randy Jan 1, 2010 7:51 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - re: "Everyone knows that the male body craves sex at all times." Yeah, but that doesn't require actually thinking about it. ;-) On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Randy < Wally H. Jan 1, 2010 7:11 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Depends on where you are. Randy Mark Palmer wrote: > > What time is it? > On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Randy > wrote: > > Everyone knows that the male body craves sex at all times. > > R Randy Jan 1, 2010 6:36 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - What time is it? On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Randy < [address removed] > wrote: Mark P. Jan 1, 2010 6:34 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Randy Jan 1, 2010 5:58 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Wally H. Jan 1, 2010 5:49 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Janet Jan 1, 2010 3:10 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Fred S. Jan 1, 2010 8:40 AM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - I had seen this earlier. My only problem with it is that it seems to be the type of hypothesis for which there is no way to test whether it is true or not. It SOUNDS plausible, but that's about all you can say. It's like the idea I heard Wally H. Dec 31, 2009 10:36 PM
Re: [skeptics-134] Evolutionary consolation for males during the seasonal holidays - Preview not available Janet Dec 31, 2009 3:18 PM

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