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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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Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"yOU ARE RIGHT. Believers are very active with education issues. They push their point of view to the detriment of education. Many atheist groups and organizations have become more active in putting forward religion free education since the "New…"
Oct 31, 2013
El Dol replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"We are here so other will follow , i believe we are already strong but parables are never enough , we need actions that match our thinking , I see there is more and more member but we cannot be isolated here  .. The…"
Oct 30, 2013
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
Dennis Goos commented on Belle Rose's group 'Atheists for REAL education everywhere'
"http://www.christianpost.com/news/internet-the-greatest-threat-to-christians-apologist-josh-mcdowell-says-52382/ We are winning! The internet is having a big impact according to apologist  Josh McDowell. Sites like this and free debate is…"
Oct 16, 2013
Dennis Goos commented on Belle Rose's group 'Atheists for REAL education everywhere'
"@Cesar; I drank a lot at U. Now I don't drink, I don't smoke, I take only non-recreational drugs and I don't chase women for fear of falling.That isn't my view of 'better'. You get out what you put in so you have to put…"
Oct 16, 2013
Strega replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Did you get it fixed?"
Oct 15, 2013
Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Real chickens and real eggs. That is all we need !"
Oct 15, 2013
Dennis Goos commented on Belle Rose's group 'Atheists for REAL education everywhere'
"@Cesar Deicide I am so sympathetic with your comment as it applies to adults on the internet. Learning is just too demanding. But remember your childhood? Then learning was a joy. Even learning about girls!"
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
Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"These things would help. But if you study the curriculum in your area will you find a requirement for teaching scientific thinking in the primary schools? "
Oct 15, 2013
Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I will be proselytizing. For improved education."
Oct 15, 2013
Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I do not disagree. But education should not be about belief at all . Education should be about facts and successful ways to use facts to improve. If belief will save the children dying of Vit. A deficiency, I have no quarrel. But belief causes so…"
Oct 15, 2013
Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"I agree with you about logic as long as it is based on factual premises. Most often, logic fails because the premises are assumed or otherwise unproven. "
Oct 15, 2013
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Dennis Goos replied to Dennis Goos's discussion 'To be or not to be'
"Perhaps it will. But I will never teach morality to anyone. I will gladly teach laws that govern behavior. But I will expect those laws to constantly subject to change. I would not want to end up with a law that gave everyone a right to own a gun…"
Oct 15, 2013

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