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WISCONSIN ATHEISTS

Atheists in or from Wisconsin

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Comment by Susan Stanko on March 28, 2010 at 6:27pm
Comment by John Daoust on January 30, 2010 at 11:09am
Welcome Carolyn.
Comment by Carolyn R on January 30, 2010 at 9:30am
Hello from Madison! I'm new both to Madison & to this site, but feeling pretty well at home in both already.
Comment by Marilyn LaCourt on January 24, 2010 at 4:47pm
There are many ways to promote atheism and freethought. Some are in your face, others are subtle.
I would like to share some good news with the group.
A few years ago I wrote a book about bullying. "The Prize: a novel about bullies and victims..." This book, while a good read for adults mainly targets teens and educators. There is a subtle character, an atheist boy, his name is Sam. Sam, in his way steals the show at the end of the book. No fireworks, just a subtle jab at religions unhelpful answers to the bully problems in our schools.

Now here is the good news. I just got an order for 150 copies of "The Prize" from a school system in Oklahoma. I came out of the blue as I have not been doing much promotion lately.
The school is doing a year long project on bullying. Three English teacher have copies of "The Prize" and have read it. They requested the 150 copies for their High School English course for Juniors.

So, you never know when the opportunity to promote freethought, subtle or in your face,will present itself.

In your face is fine, but subtle is okay too. Don't Ya Think?

Marilyn LaCourt
http://www.lacourt-m.com
Comment by Susan Stanko on January 7, 2010 at 1:08pm
My brother and his family live in Green Bay.
Comment by Susan Stanko on December 28, 2009 at 8:34pm
They are probably more active because this is the only life we have.
Comment by Marilyn LaCourt on December 28, 2009 at 8:29pm
I live in Brookfield WI. the former home of the now notorious John Birch Society.
Currently, on my street my next door neighbors, my across the street neighbors and my two doors down neighbors , all atheists, my next door very christian neighbors.

My very christian neighbors are fine people and good neighbors.

However my atheist neighbors are live and let live types. They are not looking for any conflicts, nor are my christian neighbors. We all get along just fine, thank you.

What I do not understand is why are my atheist neighbors more active in politics????

They are very old, or young with families to raise.

They are either too old to participate or too busy to participate.

Even religious people ought to be concerned about civil liberties. After all the separation between religion and government ought to be of concern to all of us.

Just some thoughts.

Best, M
http://www.lacourt-m.com
Comment by John Daoust on November 10, 2009 at 6:31pm
Hi all,
Does anyone know of a freethinkers group in the Northeast Wisconsin area?
Comment by Justin on October 17, 2009 at 3:54pm
I don't want to sound like a spammer, but a few friends and myself decided to combine powers and start a brand new blog.
Obsessed with Reality

I asked the boys to throw out test posts. If you have time to read them please so. If you like what we write feel free to advertise for us.
Comment by Michael Elsbury on October 5, 2009 at 10:57pm
Fort Atkinson! alright! I'm right next door in Whitewater! You should come to the Steven Pinker lecture on Nov. 2 at UWW.
 

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