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To be or not to be

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Goos Oct 31, 2013. 36 Replies

 ....a regular reader at Think Atheist. To the chase. I am , generally, active on atheist internet sites. My hobby horse is public education as a vehicle for freeing thought, for skepticism, for…Continue

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Brendan replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I kinda look at all posts as somewhat educational. When I log off I always walk away knowing something new. But it would be a cool group for sure"
Oct 16, 2013
Belle Rose replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"No not yet..."
Oct 15, 2013
Strega replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Did you get it fixed?"
Oct 15, 2013
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"You will very soon here in Ireland. This could be a template for schools everywhere. There is no way we will not let this happen in Ireland."
Oct 15, 2013
Melvinotis replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Thinking is part of the process of learning. And vice versa to some extent. Its kind of a chicken and egg concept."
Oct 15, 2013
james d replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"it will be tough to convince a public that thinks the world's knowledge stopped when the canon of scripture closed 1800 years ago the thinking is actually a requirement for successful living! the church and religions in general are highly…"
Oct 15, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Why, Unseen?"
Oct 15, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"The vehicle would be marketing. Celebrity endorsements? Pop culture will have to play a role to reach the masses. Internet campaigns...? Comics and graphic novels? More shows like the big bang theory (but widen the appeal).  The message(s):…"
Oct 15, 2013
Simon Paynton replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I'm hoping that my atheist morality theory will be taught in schools - (when it's finished). "
Oct 15, 2013
Ed replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Why so?"
Oct 15, 2013
Unseen replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"That reaction was very predictable. "
Oct 15, 2013
Unseen replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Now, how to make the backward-facing public receptive to such forward-thinking ideas."
Oct 15, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"1. Convince the public that our ability to compete economically depends on our childrens' ability to think critically, deeply, and creatively. People need to see the potential for payoff before they invest.  2. Challenge cultural ideals…"
Oct 15, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I've probably forgotten more than I've retained when it comes to religion. "
Oct 15, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I once suggested that a pathway toward greater acceptance of a scientific worldview would be to create an education system that teaches children to think for themselves.  Well...you would have thought I just championed theocracy for the…"
Oct 15, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"From the About section of this site: "Atheism is on the rise all over the world, but some of us are having trouble finding our voice above the white noise of religion. Even more of us feel ostracized by the “believing” majority. If…"
Oct 14, 2013

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