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Woo Hoo!!! Newdow and FFRF Sue over "In doG We Trust" on US Money.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Hoke Mar 25, 2014. 12 Replies

Here is the complaint http://ffrf.org/uploads/legal/IGWTComplaint.pdf (a lengthy legal document)I've only skimmed it but it looks like…Continue

"You are just mad at god"--Are we actually encouraging this by mistake?

Started this discussion. Last reply by MikeLong Jan 28, 2014. 276 Replies

You've all heard the claim that we aren't really atheists, we are just mad at god.  (Or you will see such things as "so and so claims to be an atheist.")Today, though I saw an argument in chat with a…Continue

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Daniel Airek left a comment for SteveInCO
"it sure does, but it implies that after Lent I would be taking it back up - snowball's chance in hell of that happening! lol Wait, I don't believe in hell anymore either...so what would that snowball's chance be now??"
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Daniel Airek left a comment for SteveInCO
"I didn't give up on Catholicism this Lent - I gave up on it a long time ago. Just recently decided to hang with the cool Atheist crowd!"
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'personal question'
"That same book, as I recall, put out a bunch of doctrine that seemed less nonsensical re: Heaven, Hell, the nature of God & the Trinity than straight Christianity does (honestly, the silliness of the trinity ought to be enough to prevent anyone…"
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"I'd never have recognized that particular verse vs. any other; I have few enough of them memorized, and they're all off topic.  E.g., Ezekiel 23:20 which must be read in the NIV to be truly appreciated. (OK, I am officially invoking…"
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SteveInCO commented on Reg The Fronkey Farmer's event 'Reason Rally 2016'
"Last time the Christian protesters were in an area that got nicknamed the Christian Zoo. Westboro Baptist also showed up, but was kept far away from them (Most Xians despise Westboro Baptist)."
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"The word Lord is used once (and they'll be sure to point that out to you), because of the phrase "in the Year of Our Lord." Funny how they don't bring up Tuesday (Tiu's day)."
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'personal question'
"That looks like something I saw in a Jehovah's Witlesses book. Hitchens pointed out that Heaven is like a celestial North Korea with endless praise of the Great Leader, but claimed NK was better because at least you could fucking die to get out…"
Saturday
SteveInCO replied to Unseen's discussion 'Is public education the problem rather than the solution? How about home schooling?'
"On the other hand...if we DIDN'T have public schools, we wouldn't have to fight the damn creationists and morning prayer jackwagons over them.  They could pray their pea brains out in school and you could send your kid to a school…"
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"Thank you for welcoming me."
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SteveInCO replied to Unseen's discussion 'Should we stop pursuing scientific investitations while we still can?'
"Oh, maybe "we" could shut down science "here." How could we force "them" to shut down science "there?" Plus...what would you shut down?  ALL of it?  You never know what branch of science would be…"
Tuesday
SteveInCO replied to Dr. Bob's discussion 'What, for you, is Science?'
"See what I wrote in response to Reg, below...scale isn't the only issue. (OK, I see you have responded to Pope, who responded to me.) They even got the colors wrong in this diagram.  (Kidding!  but I do notice that when I was a kid…"
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SteveInCO replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'Sunday School April 24th 2016' in the group Sunday School
"I've known that load time to be hours."
Tuesday
SteveInCO replied to Dr. Bob's discussion 'What, for you, is Science?'
"Also re 2) not only are those drawings not to scale but unless you happen to be looking at a college chemistry textbook, they're probably just fucking wrong, showing a sort of mini solar system (it's a convenient mental shorthand, though,…"
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'personal question'
"Uh, no.  What I usually see is there are more stars in the entire universe, than grains of sand on all the beaches of the world, and even that probably isn't true.  (Note that even if it is true, it includes only sand on beaches--and…"
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SteveInCO replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The ethics of a profession'
"damnyouautocorrect.com sometimes can have me laughing so hard it hurts."
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Surprise! Colorado Springs NOT in the Bible Belt.

Posted on July 27, 2013 at 4:30pm 4 Comments

Crosspost:

http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2013/07/27/most-and-least-religious-places/

Unlike what I usually do when I crosspost from my blog (where I simply paste the text in), I'll provide a TL;DR here because I want to highlight the thing I found really surprising.

In a Gallup Poll where they classified people into "very", "moderately" and "non" religious, and did this…

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How uncommonly generous!

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 2:44am 9 Comments

Crossposted from here:

Every once in a while you read something that makes you seethe.

In a generous display of clemency a woman from Norway is…

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Advice for Pope Francis I

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 11:30pm 8 Comments

[Crosspost from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2013/03/13/advice-for-pope-francis-i/].  Visit letreasonreign for more caustic commentary on religion.

In most matters (with one exception I will get to), here’s my advice, one moving picture worth a thousand words:…

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Open Letter to Christians #3: Freedom From Religion? Yes.

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 11:52pm 0 Comments

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Dear Christian,

Well, you've heard it said... and I imagine many of you have said it yourself, exasperated with some atheist complaint about prayer in school or a creche scene in front of a courthouse:  "It's freedom of religion not freedom from religion."

Well, actually it is both; you cannot…

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At 8:30pm on April 30, 2016, Daniel Airek said…

it sure does, but it implies that after Lent I would be taking it back up - snowball's chance in hell of that happening! lol

Wait, I don't believe in hell anymore either...so what would that snowball's chance be now??

At 7:35pm on April 30, 2016, Daniel Airek said…

I didn't give up on Catholicism this Lent - I gave up on it a long time ago. Just recently decided to hang with the cool Atheist crowd!

At 12:34pm on April 27, 2016, Clay said…
Thank you for welcoming me.
At 7:25am on April 24, 2016, Mike Russell said…

Thanks for the acceptance.

At 11:48am on April 20, 2016, Kyle said…

Thanks for the welcoming syntax. :)

At 4:39am on March 31, 2016, Wayne Urton said…

Thanks for the welcome. Yes some people see Mormon and Moron as synonyms.  ;-)

At 2:52pm on March 28, 2016, Antonio Arch said…

LOL - you'd think. But it's happened. And you can't throw a rock on this island without breaking a church window!

At 7:36pm on March 15, 2016, Tiffany Davis said…

yes that's why i'm here. :) 

At 1:05pm on March 11, 2016, Freddy Niche said…

Yes. It's a what if Friedrich Nietzsche was a Hollywood celebrity and not a philosopher.

At 12:33pm on March 11, 2016, N.Y.K. said…

Thank you sir

 
 
 

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