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Mikel Hensley commented on Morgan Matthew's group 'Louisville, Ky. Atheists'
"There is a new group for atheist women in Louisville! If you are interested, check out http://www.meetup.com/Atheist-Women-of-Louisville/"
Feb 11, 2010
Mikel Hensley commented on Morgan Matthew's photo
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earth-is-beauty

"I'm using this one."
Feb 7, 2010
Mikel Hensley commented on Morgan Matthew's photo
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BlastOFF

"LOL This one is funny!"
Feb 7, 2010
Mikel Hensley commented on Pinko Commie's blog post 'Response to a Christian's question - Why does Dawkins hate God?'
"Beautifully written. I have been a fan of Dawkin's writings on science long before The God Delusion, and even then he made me feel good and smart about being an atheist. I enjoyed The God Delusion greatly though I even cringe sometimes at the…"
Feb 5, 2010
Mikel Hensley commented on Mikel Hensley's blog post 'Why Do Atheists Meet Together?'
"Thanks :)"
Feb 5, 2010
Mikel Hensley posted a blog post

Why Do Atheists Meet Together?

A lot of atheists in the United States come from religious families and communities. Coming from that kind of situation, we have to deal with just about everyone around us telling us our way of viewing the world is bad and evil. If religion is very important to us, as it was to me, we also deal with our own internalized indoctrination.I have always been a seeker of evidence. However, I was in my twenties before I really learned how to critically and skeptically evaluate that evidence. I was…See More
Feb 4, 2010
Mikel Hensley joined Skycomet the Fallen Angel's group
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Evolution Defenders

A group for Secularists, Agnostics, Atheists, etc... who believe we should keep the poison of creationism and Intelligent Design OUT of public school science classrooms.
Feb 3, 2010
Mikel Hensley replied to Skycomet the Fallen Angel's discussion 'Atheism, Not a Choice?'
"Here is my take. I think belief is partially chosen and partially not. You can choose to a certain degree who you hang out with and what information you are willing expose yourself to and consider. It's difficult to read a book that challenges…"
Feb 3, 2010
Mikel Hensley joined Neil's group
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Carl Sagan Fans

A group dedicated to one of the most influential promoters of science the world has ever seen.
Jan 30, 2010
Mikel Hensley joined Laura's group
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Thinking News Network Channel

Short vlogs about Atheist news from around the world, right down to our own corner of the web. Hosted by Lauruhhpalooza.
Jan 24, 2010
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Jan 24, 2010
Mikel Hensley replied to Matthew's discussion '"I was an Athiest once!"'
"I'd say "Lots of different atheists have different reasons to be atheists. What were yours and why did you change your mind." I'd be pretty confident that I would simply not agree with their reasons for changing their mind, and…"
Jan 21, 2010
Mikel Hensley joined M's group
Jan 21, 2010
Mikel Hensley commented on Synthaetica's group 'Tweet Atheist'
"My twitter username is SkepticalSeeker"
Jan 21, 2010
Mikel Hensley joined Synthaetica's group
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Jan 21, 2010

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
I am an atheist woman in Louisville KY. I am also an assistant organizer for the Louisville Atheists and Freethinkers Meetup group and the organizer of the Louisville Secular Book Group (also on meetup).
Age
13-18
Why are you here?
Just found this on google search.
The religion you left
Christian

Mikel Hensley's Blog

Why Do Atheists Meet Together?

Posted on February 4, 2010 at 8:13pm 1 Comment

A lot of atheists in the United States come from religious families and communities. Coming from that kind of situation, we have to deal with just about everyone around us telling us our way of viewing the world is bad and evil. If religion is very important to us, as it was to me, we also deal with our own internalized indoctrination.…

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At 8:52pm on March 21, 2009, Morgan Matthew said…
Hey Mikel be sure to join the KY group : ] Let me know personally if there is anything I can do to make the site better or any questions. How many members do you have on your meetup group? Thanks for joining!

 
 
 

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