All Blog Posts Tagged 'community' (6)

Traditions in Atheism

I generally dislike the label 'holiday.' 

Being someone who is atheist, I stand on general purpose. 

'Holiday' comes from 'Holy Day' or a religious-centric word. 

I prefer the much more P.C term of 'observation day.' 

Maybe I'll insist on calling it 'obserdays.' 

Obserdays. I like that. It sounds a lot like Absurdities. And of course it is a little tongue-in-cheek mockery of theistic traditions. 

Cultural memes. Religious memes. They differ from…

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Added by Misty: Baytheist Living! on May 22, 2011 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Communities within communities. Social interaction for pack animals stuck in hive animal environments. (Aka, someone rescue me from the BURBS!)

Hey foodies, do-it-yourselfers and all others strangely obsessed with the 'I can do it so much better for so much cheaper' attitude. 

Hell, this will probably apply to environmentalists, greenies, locavores, anyone interested in very passive civil disobedience and probably a few cultists, too.  (Cus let's face it. My atheist commune plans are something of weird urban legend here in the bay area. ) 

I am one of those people that finds a keen sense of satisfaction in the fine…

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Added by Misty: Baytheist Living! on May 22, 2011 at 1:36pm — 3 Comments

I'm...back?

So, I've been neglecting this community for a while because a) I was kinda busy and b) some people in it (yeah, looking at you Samia and any other antieuthers that I might have encountered) pissed me off. But I follow you guys on Twitter and most of the stuff that gets posted is actually pretty awesome (like the "Tenacious DNA" vid I just watched). So I'm giving TA another try - at least you are more likely to have brains than the average population ;-) I'm still pro-euth (and pro-eugenics)…

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Added by Lilla Bertalan on December 27, 2010 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Hi, I'm a cherry-picker.

Warning: the following is a giant rant about Christians in a community college philosophy class in central Texas. If you are not in the mood to be mired in a massive pile of negativity, you may want to click your browser's back button.



I just got back from Ethics class, where the question of the day was, "Should same-sex marriage be allowed?" I wrote… Continue

Added by Shine on March 4, 2010 at 4:00pm — 18 Comments

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.…

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Added by Mikel Hensley on February 4, 2010 at 8:13pm — 1 Comment

Examining the Examiners

Here is an excerpt from my latest Examiner article:



And so it begins with their blog posts on Think Atheist and you get teased with three or four sentences and then a link to click on if you would like to read more. Michael Rosch is an Examiner. According to Wikipedia, "Examiner.com is a news site based in Denver, Colorado that allows local citizen journalists to share their city-based knowledge on a… Continue

Added by Reggie on August 6, 2009 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

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