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BrentH commented on Jennie's group Kentucky Atheists
"The Lexington Atheist Meetup Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM at Common Grounds Coffee House, 343 E. High St., Lexington, KY. There is meeting there this coming Wednesday Nov. 16.   Link to the…"
Nov 14, 2011
BrentH commented on Jennie's group Kentucky Atheists
"Hi Rebekah, Congrats and welcome. I live in Lexington. There are a few atheist/secular humanist groups that meet regularly in Lexington if you are interested."
Nov 14, 2011
BrentH replied to AtheistTech's discussion Scientific proof of no god? in the group Atheists who love Science!
"That is tough proposition. "God" is usually defined too broadly to propose a very specific phenomenon that would counter or negate the existence of a god. Theists always move the goalpost of the definition of god. They also argue that…"
Oct 10, 2011
Dennis Smith replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
""The last thing I want to say is that you should understand that if a rift occurs in the family, that is not your fault. You are not the one pushing them away, and you are not the one asking them to agree to things that are uncomfortable to…"
Apr 12, 2011
Glen Rosenberg replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
"lie"
Apr 9, 2011
Michael Black replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
"Depending on how strongly you feel about going to church, eipecac or some sutible substitute may be your ticket out of the ceremony with no hard feelings.  I still think attending with minimal participation is easier on the stomach (even a…"
Apr 9, 2011
Jas Brimstone replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
"As a recovering Catholic myself, with the rest of my family still very much Catholic, I may be able to help here, but it all depends on how devious you're willing to be.  I'm a pirate, after all, and therefore have the sketchy morals…"
Apr 7, 2011
David Anam replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
"It's hard to say what you should do, since it really depends on what matters more to you.   That being said, it seems to me that you should at least tell your parents the extent of your atheism, and let them know that you do not want to do…"
Apr 7, 2011
paul babcock replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
"I too have been to church a few times since I stopped being a theist merely for my moms sake. It didn't kill me. I tried hard to find things of value in what was said during the services. Mostly this was a waste of time. On the other hand my…"
Apr 7, 2011
Rob van Senten replied to BrentH's discussion Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?
"It all depends on what is expected from you. If they just expect you to be there and not necessarily participate in overly religious symbolism or whatever then what's the big deal? They want to have the celebration in church and they want you…"
Apr 7, 2011
BrentH posted a discussion

Any advice on how to handle my parents 50th wedding anniversary?

I was raised a Catholic, but have been an atheist for over 10 years.  I've told my parents I am a "non-believer" and a "freethinker".  They are aware I haven't gone to church in a long while, but we have never had an in depth discussion about my atheism - it would certainly sadden them.   My parents' 50th wedding anniversary is approaching.  My parents informed me they don't want a big party or gifts, but they want the family (my brothers, sisters and a few other close relatives) to attend Mass…See More
Apr 7, 2011
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Atheists in the Biological Sciences

A group for biologists, and those with an interest in biology, to get together and talk about what interests them the most: the fascinating study of life.
Aug 31, 2009
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Aug 31, 2009
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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Aug 28, 2009
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