We can still make that trip to Brookline if you like, but I've been to
Israel and lived under a synagogue for 2 weeks, so I know there is
certainly some religion left. Still... I think there are some
I think one other good thing from the conference (from what I hear),
is that the humanists saw that the atheists are the core of the
nontheist movement. I'm a big supporter of humanism, but humanism
itself arises from nontheism, so even though they are in a good
position to interface between nontheism and theism, I think they still
need to 'keep it real'... I sometimes tell people that the Christians
will try to save your soul, and I'm trying to save your humanity. At
least you actually have humanity to save.
> SUBJECT: Re: [atheists-59] BAM/HH
> FROM: Mateus Justino
> DATE: April 22,[masked]:36 AM
> Yeah, I know. I'm a Jew. We're everywhere. No kidding. But,
> are many others, and just because the leadership is Jewish, I don't
> see why this event should make an exception about the non-theistic
> event just for Jewish accomodation.
> One of the speakers said that this rational thought came out from
> Christianity. The Reformation and the Renaissance which followed
> which were not Jewish movements.
> I know we get this idea in our heads that Jews aren't religious
> anymore. When you get up here, let's go to Brookline...