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Atheist Utopia?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Chang Aug 2, 2012. 12 Replies

Ayn Rand wrote some pretty bad books once upon a time and there central theme was that of a Objectiveist utopia built on science and reason and eventually the poor dumb unwashed masses would come…Continue

Sick of Facebook xians preaching!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Christie Feb 24, 2012. 10 Replies

Every morning I open up my Facebook to see post after post from people I know saying how great God is and how their life is being tested by God and on and on. I feel like deleting people over this…Continue

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Jonathan Chang replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"Atheism is the lack of a belief. It is not any set of beliefs in particular. I fail to see the connection between atheism and some scientific utopia, or how it is even possible to create a society where atheism is the focal point. If you meant a…"
Aug 2, 2012
Brenda Voorhees replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"I have noticed and thought these things too. There is a lot of emotional brewing, and it will not go on forever. To think that our ideas will be excepted seems like a longshot. This is religion we're talking about."
Jul 28, 2012
Brenda Voorhees replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"I have thought the same thing. This world is a scary place, even the US and I see it getting a lot worse before it gets better. The last place I want to be is in a heavily populated area filled with irrational people. I have just recently joined…"
Jul 28, 2012
Bradley Downey replied to Steph S.'s discussion Atheist ethics and moral code
"I kinda fell backwards into Humanism via Buddhism. It is all very similar. I love reading about Buddha as he was right on the only years before modern morality."
Mar 16, 2012
Bradley Downey replied to Hiram's discussion Anne Rice leaving Christianity
"I think he was a person but I speculate that most of what was said, done, or being was embellished. Like they say in Texas, "Never let the truth get in the way of a good story." "
Mar 16, 2012
Bradley Downey replied to Hiram's discussion Anne Rice leaving Christianity
"best part is there is only one company making all the stickers and making all the moneys."
Mar 16, 2012
Bradley Downey replied to Aria Royce's discussion What do you think of teachings of Jesus?
"I think most people misunderstanding Jesus. When he said "he with out sin cast the first stone" what he really was saying is "me first me first!" "
Mar 15, 2012
Idaho Spud replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"Sounds good to me."
Feb 29, 2012
Bradley Downey replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"I am not saying we abandon our technology.  I cant imagine life without my tech/phone  but I would like to break from the social needs like power grids and grocery stores.  I would also say its based on Secular humanism not atheism."
Feb 29, 2012
Idaho Spud replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"Bradley mentioned a society "built on science and reason".  That's why I was interested.  I would also not want to abandon technology."
Feb 29, 2012
Dee Neely replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"Considering the rise of the fundamentalist movement as epitomized by Santorum I would be hesitant to agree. I actually think there is a fundamental split coming to our society which is going to divide traditionalist and progressive mindsets in a…"
Feb 29, 2012
Dee Neely replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"I am definitely interested in a society based where atheism is a crucial focal point. I am not interested in the living of the land, abandoning technology kind of society. I spend a lot of time working on a atheistic space civilization concept (I…"
Feb 29, 2012
matthew greenberg replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"no, and frankly the idea seems foolish, at least to me.  we have a society, and we should continue to seek a proper place in it.  99% of the time we do so without quarrel.  someday we will be accepted within traditional…"
Feb 28, 2012
Pat replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"100% agreed, Michael."
Feb 28, 2012
Michael Black replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"The quickest way to get a dystopia is by trying to form a utopia.  "
Feb 28, 2012
Idaho Spud replied to Bradley Downey's discussion Atheist Utopia?
"I would seriously consider jointing such an experiment, but I'm not a leader, so would wait until others took the lead."
Feb 27, 2012

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At 8:02pm on February 11, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 5:41pm on February 11, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Bradley, and welcome to this wonderful world of rationality, truth and peace.
Unbiased common sense, helped by science, leads to happy freethinking wisdom as you have found out. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 650 discussion topics and 3200 members.
At 12:45pm on February 11, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Bradley! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.

 
 
 

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