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Re: [humanism-174] GOP Rep: Religion "foolish", "denies reality" - Hi Shlomoh, I think the term does make sense, as the majority of US Christians revere both the Old Testament and New Testament. Most of the stuff that we secular, more liberal people detest, concern Mark T. Feb 23, 2017 5:20 PM
Re: [humanism-174] GOP Rep: Religion "foolish", "denies reality" - Question asked on the JOhn McLaughlin show a few years ago, When can we expect to see the first atheist president? Answer, about the year 2100. We will see a gay president before an atheist one. However, had B San Shlomoh S. Feb 23, 2017 2:34 PM
Re: [humanism-174] GOP Rep: Religion "foolish", "denies reality" - The expression Judeo-Christian was a politically correct coinage by mainstream Protestant leaders in the mid-20th century. No such thing exists and it make Shlomoh S. Feb 23, 2017 2:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] GOP Rep: Religion "foolish", "denies reality" - Randy P. Feb 23, 2017 2:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] GOP Rep: Religion "foolish", "denies reality" - This is good to see. Hopefully we'll start seeing more and more non-believers from the political right. On Feb 23,[masked]:06 PM, "Mark Tiborsky" < Sean Feb 23, 2017 12:16 PM
GOP Rep: Religion "foolish", "denies reality" - This guy's words are refreshing - especially considering the current conservative push for more Judeo-Christian nonsense, AND the current propensity for many on the Left for apologia for/fetishisation of Islam! Mark T. Feb 23, 2017 12:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - Thanks, Barb!  Got it! 😀 On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:53 AM, Barb Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ < hum sheri p. Feb 23, 2017 11:02 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - I picture it like swinging a rubber ball on a string, if that image is helpful, with the gravity between the bodies acting as the string.  It's not that the ratio between the rotation and orbit cause the satellite to keep the sa Barb Ƹ. Feb 23, 2017 10:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - Wow!  I never knew any of this stuff.  I never gave it thought either.  Pretty Cool! Here is our solar system story.  So, Mercury is locked with our Sun! sheri p. Feb 23, 2017 10:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - Ohhhhhh.....I had to do some research on the internet. So, these planets would act in the same way with their Star as our moon acts with Earth?  It would have sheri p. Feb 23, 2017 10:37 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - Uhh.. Ever look up at our moon? :) Though it's not a planet the concept is no different. On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 4:14 PM, sheri presloid wrote: > I never heard of "tidal locking". Learning something new every day! B Linas K M. Feb 23, 2017 9:58 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Facts Matter - 96 Randy P. Feb 23, 2017 8:54 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Facts Matter - Cute.  What do you think are the odds of getting Trump to watch that instead of his daily intelligence briefing from Fox News? Barb On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at Barb Ƹ. Feb 23, 2017 4:51 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - Excellent, Randy! Looking forward to it! I really do think Glasgow will be a great jumping off point. While it is a 7 hour drive from Cleveland - pretty long, but I don't think any direct route Mark T. Feb 22, 2017 5:40 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - I sheri p. Feb 22, 2017 4:14 PM
Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-39034050 I want to go there now! ha sheri p. Feb 22, 2017 4:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - Mark, Randy P. Feb 22, 2017 2:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - I checked the path of totality map for Kentucky - Glasgow is a mere 30 minutes from Scottsville (via 2 lane highway), which is in the path! Totality at 1:27pm CDT - Mark T. Feb 22, 2017 2:40 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - Randy, we definitely should! But would be prudent to get a start now - I found a relatively cheap motel closer to (but not in) the path of totality! Days Inn - Glasgow, KY. I reserved a king ro Mark T. Feb 22, 2017 1:30 PM
Facts Matter - 96 Randy P. Feb 22, 2017 12:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - Mark, Randy P. Feb 22, 2017 11:34 AM
Fighting for non-marriage legal rights - I am very much encouraged that the momentum is there in the UK to get civil partnerships for everyone. In our part of the world heterosexua Rafiq M. Feb 21, 2017 8:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - Is there a Cleveland Cannibals meetup group? :) I just checked availability in Evansville, Indiana - 80 miles or less from the path of totality. Super 8 there at $51 per night. Looks like the middle Mark T. Feb 21, 2017 3:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - At first I read this as "Sean to be eaten" and was wondering who Sean was and who was going to eat him!! Chris On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:49 PM, Mark Chris K Feb 21, 2017 2:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - I would recommend booking rooms very soon! Since the eclipse is 6 months from today, I would bet that lots of news sources have articles similar to the cleveland.com one which may cause accommodations to Mark T. Feb 21, 2017 2:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - I plan on going to Greenville, SC for the weekend. Haven't booked a hotel yet, and I'm still deciding whether I should fly or drive. On Feb 21,[masked]:34, "Mark Tibor Sean Feb 21, 2017 2:38 PM
Sun to be eaten 8/21/17 - Cleveland.com has a reminder today about this year's total eclipse of the Sun - first one visible across the US in quite awhile! Mark T. Feb 21, 2017 2:34 PM
Brown+male+young+funny name=high risk security threat - Maths teacher on a schoo Rafiq M. Feb 21, 2017 2:19 AM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday Social #3 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/clevelandfreethinkers/events/236542915/ "> Mark T. Feb 21, 2017 1:17 AM
Fwd: Reply from Senator Sherrod Brown - Well, at least somebody understands. Sam S. Feb 17, 2017 6:22 PM
Anna LeBaron: How I escaped my father's murderous polygamous cult - http://www.bbc.com/news/magazi­ne-38526255 sheri p. Feb 17, 2017 10:19 AM
Re: You just couldn't make it up. No one would believe you. - Indeed Mark, they are forbidden. Woo that is not strictly halal (or presumably authorised by one of the other five offic Rafiq M. Feb 16, 2017 4:43 PM
Re: [humanism-174] You just couldn't make it up. No one would believe you. - So even from the "good side" of this conflict: The secretary of the Ahok-Djarot Saiful Hidayat election campaign t Mark T. Feb 16, 2017 3:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] You just couldn't make it up. No one would believe you. - I think Trump is under a spell.   On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Rafiq Mahmood < [address removed] sheri p. Feb 16, 2017 8:29 AM
You just couldn't make it up. No one would believe you. - I wonder if there is a global index of the funniest countries? Indonesia would certainly come pretty near the top. Rafiq M. Feb 16, 2017 8:16 AM
church v. Trump. This could get interesting... - Barb Ƹ. Feb 16, 2017 7:24 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Move On petition about Rob Portman - Sen. Portman Cleveland Office 1240 East 9th Street Room 3061 Cleveland, OH 44199 Phone:[masked] Boy did the guy sound fidgety and uncomfortable talking to me tho! On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 3:56 PM, sheri presloid Linas K M. Feb 15, 2017 4:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Move On petition about Rob Portman - Thanks for the info!  Will do! :) On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1:31 PM, Susan H. < sheri p. Feb 15, 2017 3:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Move On petition about Rob Portman - I AGREE! LOL. Sent Susan H. Feb 15, 2017 3:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Move On petition about Rob Portman - it's SUPPOSED to be about us! On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1:31 PM, Susan H. wrote: > I also called last week and left my information with a request they contact > me when they know the schedule and if he's meeting in Clevela Linas K M. Feb 15, 2017 3:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Move On petition about Rob Portman - I also called last week and left my information with a request they contact me when they know the schedule and if he's meeting in Cleve Susan H. Feb 15, 2017 1:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Move On petition about Rob Portman - I called his Cleveland office to request one last week. Calls are better. make sure they take your name phone and email down and ask them to contact you when a decision has been made whether to have one. On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:17 AM, sheri pres Linas K M. Feb 15, 2017 11:45 AM
Move On petition about Rob Portman - http://petitions.moveon.org/ sign/senator-portman-host-2? source=s.fwd&r_by=[masked]­ sheri p. Feb 15, 2017 11:17 AM
Don't you love this guy? - Slavoj Zizek on Trump, Brexit and fake news Rafiq M. Feb 15, 2017 3:18 AM
Georgian Orthodox Church caught in 'poisoning plot' - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­europe-38966787 Daaaaaamn!!!!!!!!!!!! sheri p. Feb 14, 2017 2:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Dennis Petkac - I am so sad to hear this. He was a great stylist and I will miss him as he was the only person in Cleveland I trusted to do my hair. I wish our discussions would have circled around to secular topics while I was in his chair. We t Eyrika Feb 12, 2017 7:43 PM
Omission from Last Posting (Dennis Petkac) - Hi Everyone, Very sorry for a 2nd emailing, but I forgot to include a link to the obituary for Dennis. Some members may wish to express their condolences there. Here it is - http://obits.cleveland.com/obi­tuaries/cleveland/obituary.asp­x? Mark T. Feb 12, 2017 2:27 PM
In Memoriam: Dennis Petkac - Fellow Freethinkers, With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of of another member of the NE Ohio secular community. Dennis Petkac, beloved husband of Karen and father of Oliver, passed away a few days ago after a valiant 10 month-long battle Mark T. Feb 12, 2017 1:58 PM
DeVos - DeVos, the most dangerous person to have around books since Lee Harvey Oswald Shlomoh S. Feb 11, 2017 10:01 AM
Secular Celebrant-ing - Cool article from the Columbus Dispatch, with quotes from CFI--NE Ohio President Monette Richards - Mark T. Feb 9, 2017 6:43 PM
Australian man trapped in dam with nose just above water - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­australia-38902977 I am sharing this story with the group because of this particular quote: sheri p. Feb 9, 2017 10:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Blood Freak - you are welcome!  I am definitely going to watch it.  The review from the podcast was so funny!  Again, the podcast is called God Awful Movies and I hear them from I-tunes, but they are all over the internet for other audio versions. sheri p. Feb 9, 2017 10:43 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Blood Freak - Jumping jesus on a pogo stick! It's like a modern day reefer madness. This stuff is funny as hell, but these idiots do not realize it only makes kids more willing to try harder drugs. Kids start hearing these are lies and then Eyrika Feb 8, 2017 11:17 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Responding to your message - He is such a sellout!! I bet that 51K donation helps him sleep at night...not to mention his kids get the best of the best so why should he have any fucks to give? Between Betsy (I hate that name) and Sessions we jus Eyrika Feb 8, 2017 10:59 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Responding to your message - Yes, of course he didn’t vote what all these people who e Sam S. Feb 8, 2017 6:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Responding to your message - Yeah....I got "form replies" too.  Now, you will get weekly emails from his office telling you how hard he is working for you. I really REALLY hope that when it comes to voting next year, the Dems step up (espe sheri p. Feb 8, 2017 2:29 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Responding to your message - I got the same response probably around the same time you did. On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 2:24 PM, Marni Huebner-Tiborsky < Linas K M. Feb 8, 2017 2:29 PM
Fwd: Responding to your message - Wow......just wow..... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Senator Rob Portman < no_ Marni H. Feb 8, 2017 2:24 PM
Blood Freak - I am listening to God Awful Movies podcast.  I am just starting this particular podcast, but had to look up the movie first so I have an idea of what they will be reviewing. I think this is something to wa sheri p. Feb 8, 2017 10:11 AM
God flicking pebbles again - The article has footage of a fireball seen over Illinois and Wisconsin just yesterday. As bright as it was, they say the meteor was only around 2 feet in diameter. Also in the article is a description of a far larger event in the same regi Mark T. Feb 7, 2017 6:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Child abuse: 7% of Australian Catholic priests alleged to be involved - RESEND... Realized I left out some important context  So a while back, I made a post critical of the Catholic Church for harboring criminal c Kevin A. Feb 6, 2017 6:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Child abuse: 7% of Australian Catholic priests alleged to be involved - So a while back, I made a post critical of the Catholic Church for harboring criminal child abusers (don't recall how I worded it), and his argument was that this kind of abuse is actually common in any organization of this size and so Kevin A. Feb 6, 2017 6:28 PM
Child abuse: 7% of Australian Catholic priests alleged to be involved - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­australia-38877158 sheri p. Feb 6, 2017 12:24 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Memorial Service for Robin Pelton - Thank you for posting Robin's arrangements, Mark. My condolences to Marni & you as well. Margot Margot J. Feb 6, 2017 10:54 AM
Memorial Service for Robin Pelton - Hi Everyone, For those who would wish to attend the memorial service for Robin Pelton, here are the details: The visiting hours will be on Saturday, February 11 from 1pm to 3pm at Donovan Funeral Home (17 Southwest Avenue, Tallmadge, OH Mark T. Feb 5, 2017 11:19 PM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - Condolences to Robin's family and friends. Very nice eulogy Mark. Colleen G. Feb 5, 2017 6:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - I only met Robin a couple of times, but that was more than enough to appreciate the special relationship that she and Randy had, and his devotion to her.  This is very sad news and my heart goes out to him and their family. Barb Ƹ. Feb 4, 2017 5:39 AM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 10:14 PM, Mark Tiborsky < [address removed] > wrote An Unknown K. Feb 3, 2017 8:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Ricky Gervais on Stephen Colbert - I wonder if Ricky did not know the interview was going in that direction.  I thought they usually do a pre-interview so the guest sort of knows what they are going to talk about. If anything, to me, Ricky seemed shocked sheri p. Feb 3, 2017 11:30 AM
Re: I think I like this guy - "This is the left post-factualism. I write a book of one thousand pages on Hagel and nobody counts that." Rafiq M. Feb 3, 2017 11:22 AM
I think I like this guy - "A failure of the democratic left to exploit the anger..." Rafiq M. Feb 3, 2017 11:18 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Ricky Gervais on Stephen Colbert - Great clip. I love how Ricky seems to struggle and stumble, feigning weakness, as Cobert pounds him with salient points. Ricky comes full force with an eloquent reasoning that cannot be argued. He ends the discussion. Colbert knows he has b David M. Feb 3, 2017 11:16 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Drumpf asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast - At first glance, you might mistake this guy for a drunk uncle that wandered to the microphone during a wedding reception and says a bunch of inappropriate things. What's really interesting is while it appears this mi David M. Feb 3, 2017 10:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] President Trumps right-hand man Steve Bannon called for Christian holy war: Now hes on the National Security Council - If he doesn't step down, he can be impeached as well. If Ryan thinks he has the political and public support to do it, he can get them both impeached. i just think he'd rather pressure Pence to resign so it doesn't look quite a Andrew S. Feb 3, 2017 10:13 AM
Re: [humanism-174] President Trumps right-hand man Steve Bannon called for Christian holy war: Now hes on the National Security Council - I hope you are right, Andrew, but I do not see Pence ever stepping down.  Did you see him take the oath of office on inauguration day???  You can see the fire in his eyes as he put his hand on the bible and repeated the sheri p. Feb 3, 2017 9:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - Thomas J. R. Feb 3, 2017 9:06 AM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - I am sorry, it seems the graphic of our joint signature for removed from the mailing list by the software.  Rafiq M. Feb 3, 2017 1:13 AM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - Our deepest condolences to Randy and his family. It has clearly been a very tough time. I am sure that he will find a lot of loving support Rafiq M. Feb 3, 2017 12:01 AM
Re: [humanism-174] In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - I am so sorry to hear this. I'm not sure that I've ever met Robin or even Randy but I wish Randy all the best and hope that he, and his family have Chris K Feb 2, 2017 10:28 PM
In Memoriam: Robin Pelton - Dear Freethinkers, With deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of a member of our Northeast Ohio family. Robin Pelton, beloved wife of longtime group member and former CFI--NE Ohio president Randy Pelton, passed away this Thursday morning. Mark T. Feb 2, 2017 10:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Trump and his phone calls - Ring a bell? Chris K Feb 2, 2017 7:20 PM
hate speech is cool! - http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/02/­us/milo-yiannopoulos-ivory-tow­er/ Chris K Feb 2, 2017 5:26 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Trump and his phone calls - Totally.. Bigly! On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 4:54 PM, Chris K wrote: > Anyone who uses the same adjectives over and over again either didn't > receive a rounded education or isn't that bright. > > Chris > > On Thu, Feb 2, Linas K M. Feb 2, 2017 5:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Hot stuff - yep. That was awesome. Sam S. Feb 2, 2017 5:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Trump and his phone calls - Anyone who uses the same adjectives over and over again either didn't receive a rounded education or isn't that bright.  Chris On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at Chris K Feb 2, 2017 4:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] President Trumps right-hand man Steve Bannon called for Christian holy war: Now hes on the National Security Council - We're in for a rough couple of years, no doubt about that. I still believe that Paul Ryan is giving Trump enough rope to hang himself, and as soon as he's sure he'll go for impeachment and pressure Pence to resign. Either way, w Andrew S. Feb 2, 2017 4:42 PM
Trump and his phone calls - You can't make this shit up if you tried!  If anything, just the last paragraph is a "WTF"???? Remember when there was a DAILY calendar with Bush-isms?  We are 13 days into this idiot in the WH and I think sheri p. Feb 2, 2017 3:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Ricky Gervais on Stephen Colbert - I love this! Thanks for sharing! E. On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 8:20 AM, sheri presloid < hu Eyrika Feb 2, 2017 2:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] trump removes white supremacist groups from terror watch program - I read something that said Bannon implemented the ban and screwed up the meeting w/ the Pres of Mexico while Jared (trumps son-in-law) was at Sabbath. Jared is especially mad about messing up the meeting because he personally arra Eyrika Feb 2, 2017 2:03 PM
Trump Meter - https://trump-meter.com/all/ This is pretty good.  It at least gives you what he has done and is planning to do.   Ugh...... sheri p. Feb 2, 2017 2:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Drumpf asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast - Hey, I know we have one or two Trump supporters here (that post)...can you guys step up and answer something for me. I want to know how do you not see that this man is mentally ill in some way, in fact he displays the symptoms of NPD so wel Eyrika Feb 2, 2017 1:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Drumpf asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast - You know, the thing about the ratings sounds like something that would have been in 'The Onion' a few years ago. I just finished with my daily calls to Cap Hill and forgot to mention the Johnson Amendmen Eyrika Feb 2, 2017 1:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Drumpf asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast - And vows to get rid of the Johnson amendment. Chris K Feb 2, 2017 12:59 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Hot stuff - That was awesome. Trying to get a bead on the size of it. On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 7:43 PM, Barb Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ < Jack J. Feb 2, 2017 12:57 PM
Drumpf asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast - https://www.washing sheri p. Feb 2, 2017 12:43 PM
trump removes white supremacist groups from terror watch program - http://occupydemocrats.com/20 Chris K Feb 2, 2017 10:22 AM
Re: [humanism-174] President Trumps right-hand man Steve Bannon called for Christian holy war: Now hes on the National Security Council - Right now I am still working through the shock of this new administration. I agree with Rafiq. Trump will get everything he wants. But we won't be Sam S. Feb 2, 2017 9:17 AM
Re: [humanism-174] President Trumps right-hand man Steve Bannon called for Christian holy war: Now hes on the National Security Council - I am truly baffled with the Republicans in the House and Senate.  I cannot imagine that they agree with Drumpf on having Bannon at his side. I really want to know what they are thinking.  Are they afraid of Drumpf?  Ar sheri p. Feb 2, 2017 8:33 AM
Ricky Gervais on Stephen Colbert - Last night's show was great.  Having been an atheist for at least 15 years or so, I never heard this explanation (unless I forgot it, which I doubt I would have). sheri p. Feb 2, 2017 8:20 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Hot stuff - Pretty cool, thanks for sharing.  It's incredible that it's been doing that since New Year's Eve! Barb On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 5:52 PM, Mark Tib Barb Ƹ. Feb 1, 2017 7:43 PM

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