"Eric, I find thoughtful your reply to Garrett.
I find part of it worthy of reply, your Can you offer a non-religious reason for why I should be concerned about the lower class, middle class, or upper class?
What non-religious behavior checks…"
"Michael, on June 4, 2012, posted "Indeed, it's very hard to divide most issues into 'liberal' or 'conservative'."
I find it impossibly hard. Risking oversimplification, I divide issues into progressive and…"
"We all know the Pagan origins of elements of Christianity, it does not matter. If a community had a lot of worshippers of Mithras then they might just put up such a display.
It wouldn't bother me. To me they're both myths with no basis in…"
"Under God should not be in the pledge. I don't think every vestige of religious imagery should be purged from the public sector, for instance I don't really have a problem with a nativity scene at a post office or other public building,…"
"I did not say it was impossible the GOP could go extinct, just that I've heard it before and it was proved untrue then. After 2008 it was said and in 2010 Republicans picked up 63 seats in the House, 6 Senate seats and the majority of state…"
"I hate the fact that he is generalizing like all Atheists think the same. I am an Atheist and I have no problem with calling it a Christmas tree, in fact I think it's politically correct nonsense to call it a holiday tree. Calling it a…"
"This has been a strange but interesting discussion.
My speculation on that point is that most men who marry but later come out of the closet don't do so until approaching middle age. Assuming the age difference between spouses is typical…"
"His theory is different than mine, but mine is supported by his data: Birth rate among same-sex married couples is below sustainment levels and there is a very strong risk that that the relevant society will decline in population to the…"
"Furthermore, even if Jesse Bering's speculation were right (which I'm extremely sceptical about, myself) his article only relates to the effect which SSM might have on the reproductive rates of society as a whole.
We simply can't…"
This isn't proof. Did you miss this from the end of Jesse's article?
"these are just my, admittedly, entirely speculative predictions for the decline of homosexuality as a direct result of the increasing legalization of gay…"
"The End of Gays: Gay Marriage and the Decline of the Homosexual Pop...
The End of Gays: Gay Marriage and the Decline of the Homosexual Pop...
The End of Gays: Gay Marriage and the Decline of the Homosexual Pop..."
"It's not blind faith to NOT believe in something that has no supporting evidence. You are using the same logic that a theist does. I have only had ONE question, where is your proof? You want to limit the rights of a group of individuals…"
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"Melinda that's so nice of your mom to support your daughter in her decision to focus on her classes. Did she already start summer school?
Joan we are here to support you and you are in our thoughts.
Happy hump day to you too Melinda!"
So tired of religious apologists asking me to show evidence for the non-existence of their particular god. I've asked them how they would go about showing evidence for the non-existence of the dragon in Carl Sagan's garage or Russell's celestial teapot. They assert that the analogy is false, but don't explain how. They use words like 'logic' or 'inference' as if they were magic charms without fully understanding what these words mean. It's not unlike superstitious primitives from a cargo cult…See More
"With that last blast to you on Atheist Nexus, I go to chemo therapy and will be there about five hours as they drain a little bit of poison at a time into my body. I welcome it with gratitude and appreciation for the researchers who look for the…"
"Yay to that lady that was not shy about saying she is an Atheist on national television! I don't like Wolf Blitzer anymore.
Joan! I'm SO glad everything went well!!! I was thinking of you and waiting to hear. Also, that…"