"Have you considered starting a Meetup.com group? I live in the Kansas City area (very conservative) and we have a thriving network of secularism-oriented Meetup groups that hold lecture series, book clubs, social events, family potlucks, etc. I…"
"I agree! Something like what the Humanistic Judaism movement (which is a form of secular humanism) has in Michigan: http://www.birminghamtemple.org/. My city has a big, empty church campus that once was home to an evangelistic megachurch that…"
"Many cities have vibrant atheist communities, either through Meetup.com groups or other organizations. My city has at least a dozen such groups (with overlapping membership), several of which meet weekly. We have book clubs, do charity work, have…"
""As all atheists agree"? How do you know? I personally don't believe in life after death, for the same reason I don't believe in God: The evidence simply isn't there. But I would never assume that just because someone is an…"
"Colleen, has your boyfriend seen the presentation that American Atheists President David Silverman gave a couple of months ago at Skepticon? He directly and eloquently addresses why atheists should not shy from the label. It's…"
"Greta Christina, a well-known blogger who is both atheist and a lesbian, wrote an excellent two-part essay on this topic. Her central point, on the main difference between coming out as atheist and coming out as gay: "Coming out as an…"
"I hate it when people say "children are blessings from God" or "your son is a gift from God." I love my son dearly, but I'll take the credit for his existence, thanks. Did God go through 10 months of pregnancy and 17 hours…"
"Looks like the Kindle Fire doesn't actually go on sale until November (pre-orders now). Here's a good comparison of the various e-readers/tablets from a tech industry publication aimed at non-techy people: http://tinyurl.com/3wgv4c5"
"The Kindle Fire was just announced this week, costs only $200 and is a full Android tablet that could give the iPad a run for its money. I love my Barnes & Noble Nook Color, but it's not a full tablet unless you "jailbreak" it,…"
"I'm with Philip S. I only discovered Mumford and Sons recently, but I love the one song of theirs that I know. My favorite Leonard Cohen song is "Hallelujah." And I love, love, love Christmas. It's purely secular for me, but I…"