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As if the Texas BOE's decision couldn't get worse...

Posted on March 27, 2010 at 12:40am 4 Comments

...I happened upon this little snippet from an AOL News article. Here's the excerpt that really boils my blood:



"...the original curriculum asked students to 'explain the impact of Enlightenment ideas from John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Voltaire, Charles de

Montesquieu, Jean Jacques Rousseau and Thomas Jefferson on political

revolutions from 1750 to the… Continue

Heathen - pejorative or nomenclature?

Posted on March 26, 2010 at 4:04pm 4 Comments

Like every other group of people with common interests at heart over the ages, we, too, have our own label - "atheists". Whether one likes it or not, we just have the need to label everything. But, labels eventually spawn counterparts - slurs, insults, slang, name(calling). Ours, though not directed at atheists in particular, would be "heathen".



heathen, noun -

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: an unconverted member of… Continue

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At 1:58pm on May 18, 2010, Wonderist said…
Hey Ari! Hope you don't mind me letting you know we've started a regular Windsor Atheists meet-up group. I found out you're nearby on the AN member map. If you'd like to join us at some of our meetups, join our group so you can get announcements of upcoming meetings.
At 6:26pm on April 4, 2010, Matt Clark said…
It's not that bad, as long as you don't try and question their beliefs
At 5:42pm on March 27, 2010, Matt Clark said…
Yes it's pretty much "god and guns" here so you can be looked down on if you disagree with them on religion
At 3:21pm on March 26, 2010, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Welcome to the busy group "Origins" that you have just joined. Come and join us often. Terry.
At 9:01am on November 23, 2008, Jess said…
thanks for the add!
 
 
 

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