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FFRF's Out of the Closet campaign

 

I'm out of the closet and you should be too.

Added by Brian Flatt on April 28, 2011 at 8:17pm — 2 Comments

Religion is going to be the death of us!

As you know, we Atheists get asked a lot why we care so much about religion if we don't believe in it. Well, the topic of discussion in my Biodiversity class today may shed some light on it. We were discussing the fact that we may be reaching the carrying capacity of the earth, if we haven't already.

My thoughts: f we do nothing, nature will cull the herd for us, in the form of disease, famine, etc, not to mention the effects of climate change. So what does this have to do with…

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Added by Brian Flatt on April 26, 2011 at 9:26pm — 12 Comments

Scary Questions Not Asked

Most are perfectly content

with the world as is

not thinking

their minds

much ado

about nothing.

Happy

contented

always on the path

of the traditional.

Saturday cook outs

Church on Sunday.

Answers too scary

for scary questions not asked.

Incapable of realization

of things quite different.

Self indulgent

like a fat man

with too full belly.

Where are the…

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Added by Brian Flatt on April 25, 2011 at 8:54pm — No Comments

A Short Note to My Children as they Grow Older

Beware of those who try to tell you what it is that you must believe.

Beware of those who try to sell you a false morality, based upon an ancient idea of piety or on changing societal norms.

There will never be a shortage of people trying to tell you how you should be living your life or how you should believe. Some of these people even love you and therefore are well meaning. However, always remember what your Daddy…

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Added by Brian Flatt on April 25, 2011 at 5:47am — 4 Comments

Bertrand Russel - Prologue to his Autobiography

What I Have Lived For  

 

  Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. These passions, like great winds, have blown me hither and thither, in a wayward course, over a great ocean of anguish, reaching to the very verge of despair.

 

  I have sought love, first, because it brings ecstasy—ecstasy so great that I…

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Added by Brian Flatt on April 25, 2011 at 5:42am — 2 Comments

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Babies Are Not Born Atheists

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Gideons International

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Draw Muhhamed day was yesterday Bring out your drawings

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Bible Belt Promiscuity

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am i the only athiest that believes in spirits

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