Hello all,New to the site, and glad to be here. Moved from Seattle, WA to Slidell, LA a couple of years ago to be close to my 2 oldest children, who moved near here with my ex-wife. I recently (past…Continue
"Hey Danny. Just signed up and thought it was great you're arranging some meetup groups for the Northshore. I live in Lacombe and certainly would consider attending a meetup. I don't use Facebook, so I cannot join the page there, thought I…"
"Update: So far, we've accumulated about a dozen people, and we're having our first meet up tomorrow! Lunch at Copeland's on Hwy 190 in Covington, 11:30am. Anyone else care to drop in, we'll find room for you!
Hello all,I'm looking to round up any Northshore Atheists in the Covington, Mandeville, Lacombe, and Slidell area to start a meeting/support group. My wife and I are atheists in Slidell, and I'd like to form a community for social interaction, open discussion, and mutual support. Why should the church-goers have all the benefits? I don't have a big agenda; I'd just like to start interacting and let it develop organically into whatever it might become. Any…See More
"I apologize if this is taken as an attempt to hijack this thread, but I see it as directly related.
Having found no atheist support/meeting group in my area (Slidell, LA), I am taken with the idea of starting one from scratch. My wife…"
"Alex, you sound like a lot of religious fundamentalists I know personally. What you say about the DNA is correct. Also correct is the fact that I can pluck a hair out of my head, run a DNA test, and it will come back as…"
"With respect, from another guy in LE, where you and I (and quite a few others) disagree is the first sentence of your second paragraph. I disagree that an early-term fetus is a "human being", any more than each of the sperm inside me…"
"I think many atheists support abortion (women's rights) because they do not place mystical beliefs over scientific fact.
Fact: until the point that a nervous system is developed, it is physically impossible for a fetus to feel…"
"It'd be like selling Dallas Cowboys memorabilia to fans in Texas. Yeah, you know it is crap, but you're providing something to the ignorant masses that they really & truly want, at a "fair" price. What's…"
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