Well it appears that the 2015 American Atheists national convention will be held in a city not too far away - Memphis, Tennessee. And it happens to coincide with my birthday! …Continue
The origins of religion are thought to be rooted in animism and other primitive notions which our pre-literate ancestors chose to accept as part of the explanation for our very existence.…Continue
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Dan Courtney of Hamlin became the first atheist to deliver a secular opening invocation before the Greece (New York) Town Board.
The signature submission deadline is over for legislative initiatives to be included in the fall ballot and the results:
1. Statewide sell of alcoholic beverages: well over the required 63,000 signatures were obtained.
2. Increase of mandatory minimum wage: same as 1. Arkansas is only one of four states that has a minimum wage below federal level and this legislation would increase it to a paltry $8.50/hr. Last raise was 8 years ago.
3. Medical marijuana initiative only…Continue
I thought the latest Cosmos Series with Neal DeGrasse Tyson was entertaining and successful. It was professionally done and I believe Tyson presented the material in a well thought out manner. Getting the viewer to understand the vastness of time and space in our universe helped reinforce the fact that our little orb called Earth is truly a fairly insignificant rock in the overall scope of things. His references to historical figures and their impact on our understanding of the cosmos and…Continue