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Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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Atheists: In godlessness we trust (CBS News)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Alan Perlman yesterday. 4 Replies

A Sunday morning in church is not in the cards for those who say they're "beyond belief" -- beyond belief in the God of Scripture, anyway. And for some, the abandonment of their faith wasn't easy. Our Cover Story now from Mo Rocca:Visit Jackson,…Continue

Tags: CBS, atheism, Sunday Morning, Openly Secular, CBS News

Worker's Compensation Disappearing Fast

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Thursday. 3 Replies

Employers who kill their employees on the job used to at least have to pay into Worker's Comp, which would pay some small compensation to families and for the funeral. Not anymore.…Continue

Tags: corporate depraved indifference, Workman's Compensation

Richard Dawkins - Intelligence Squared debate: "Atheism is the New Fundamentalism."

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Alan Perlman on Thursday. 4 Replies

We've all heard the argument: "Atheism is just another religion," "Atheists are strident / angry / whatever," "Atheism is just another form of fundamentalism," and doubtless you are as sick of these vacuous assertions as I am.  Allow me, then, to…Continue

Tags: Richard Dawkins, Intelligence Squared, debate, fundamentalism, atheism

Violence in Defense of Christian Privilege - Ed Brayton - Reasonfest 2014

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud Apr 11. 3 Replies

One of the first things I wrote as a member of Atheist Nexus was a blog entry I called Easy Rider Redux, wherein I mused about the possibility of the…Continue

Tags: Jessica Ahlquist, christians, Reasonfest, violence, Ed Brayton

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Comment by Joan Denoo on August 27, 2012 at 2:23pm

Jessica, delightful video! I am reposting. Thanks. 

Comment by Jessica Berman on August 23, 2012 at 3:08pm
This is the best put-down of an obnoxious talk radio host ever.

http://www.upworthy.com/a-tea-partier-decided-to-pick-a-fight-with-...
Comment by Steph S. on August 20, 2012 at 1:04am
Cool political cartoon Ruth!
Comment by Steph S. on August 20, 2012 at 1:04am
That guy is a real creep! You both are right Tony and Booklover - yuck!
Comment by Joan Denoo on August 20, 2012 at 12:57am

Tony, if the voting public chooses this ignorant, stupid, foolish, judgmental fool into office, it says about as much about the voters as this man who appears to be unwilling and unable to do a little research and find out how conception takes place. Fear, anger, and grief do not prevent pregnancy. If that were true, there would be far fewer babies conceived.  
I am reposting!

Comment by Tony Carroll on August 19, 2012 at 9:43pm
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 7, 2012 at 1:26pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 7, 2012 at 12:33pm

Comment by Scott Ward on July 28, 2012 at 9:59am

This could also be posted under the atheist humor group. We should be able to kick her out of office for voicing her discrimination.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2012/07/05/louisiana-r...

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 27, 2012 at 1:25am
 
 
 

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