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Lemual Poot commented on Dr. Terence Meaden's group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"Does anyone know who god's parents were?  If he had poor upbringing it could explain the antisocial behavior and the many atrocities.  Including the rape and pursuant Filicide of his only son. Also might explain his reclusiveness over…"
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Patricia commented on Dr. Terence Meaden's group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"There must be plenty of great information to keep them occupied for a long time, & so very interesting."
Plinius commented on Dr. Terence Meaden's group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"Thanks for posting Spud! I wonder what else they find."
Idaho Spud commented on Dr. Terence Meaden's group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"The spacecraft studying mercury will crash into it at the end of this month, but scientists are very happy with what it's found. For one thing, huge amounts of water on that hot planet, in the polar…"
Gerald Payne replied to Dr. Terence Meaden's discussion L'homme "blanc" n'existe en Europe que depuis 6500 BC in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"Cris Stringer reckons that early humans were around in Britain 12000 years ago: after the ice age. If Neanderthal humans were here for 200,000 years they must have developed the same genetic traits don't you think."
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"Terry, Thank you for the warm welcome!  I hope to enjoy conversations and community with fellow non-religionists, non-superstituous types of people.  I'm fairly new as a non-theist and yet have been open-minded for many years,…"
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<b>The Towering Strength of Science versus the debility of dogmatic religion</b>

The Towering Strength of Science
Millions of atheist scientists and other rational freethinkers know full well, through the application of unbiased commonsense and the results of millions of complex experiments and the calculations of astute experimental and theoretical physicists, that we humans inhabit a tiny part of what is a vast godless universe of immense age; and that we have good reason to infer that gods exist nowhere but in the imaginations, stories and lies of faith-driven men.

So how can bible-believers seriously defend their ever-shrinking part of the world against the supreme logic produced by elite scientists when there is no case to answer? Why are there faith-believers at all?

A principal reason is that once the fictions of faith get into people’s heads it is difficult to be rid of them. Indoctrinated when young, they indoctrinate the young of their own and of others, and the cycle of merciless irrationality continues.

These dogmatic bigots never let go—and that is because they never listen, their minds are already made up, and they are incapable of understanding and absorbing new knowledge no matter how thoroughly well-tested and proven the latter may be.

If freethinkers could only reason with the religious, there would be no religious. 
Lord Byron: “Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves”.

Only freethinkers and scientists see the universe clearly and correctly for its materiality and man’s place in it as an evolutionary accident but a marvel nonetheless.

Religionists sink inside the mental quagmire and nightmare of their own making for it is philosophically incontestable, when the evidence is well presented and the listener has a high enough level of intelligence and freedom of thought, that gods exist nowhere but inside people’s heads—and that is that.

Terence Meaden. 27 August 2008. Planet Atheism/ Enlightened Observer

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I wish a Merry IsaacNewtonMas to everyone, everywhere.

Posted on December 25, 2012 at 3:20pm 4 Comments

I wish a Merry IsaacNewtonMas to everyone, everywhere.

We know to 100% accuracy that the great scientist and mathematician was born on 25 December, whereas there is only a 1 in 365 chance that Jesus was.

Burnt Toast: Atheist Sees Image of the 'Birth of Earth' in a Piece of Toast

Posted on August 26, 2011 at 5:30am 9 Comments

Atheist Sees Image of the 'Birth of Earth' in Burnt Toast

Yes it’s true.

This genuine picture was photographed in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England by science atheist Dr. Terence Meaden earlier this month.

He could barely withhold his excitement.

“I was having breakfast when this piece of ciabatta toast got burnt,” he said. “Suddenly I was aware that the pattern of light and darkness across the toast resembled what could have been…


Origin of the term WINTER OF DISCONTENT as used for British Industrial strife from 1975 onwards

Posted on March 19, 2010 at 5:30am 3 Comments


(Extract from the Editorial of The International Journal of Meteorology January 2010…


A nerdy test

Posted on October 30, 2009 at 4:34pm 16 Comments

I came across this test a few minutes ago, so I had a go.

I am nerdier than 99% of all people. Are you a nerd? Click here to take the Nerd Test, get geeky images and jokes, and talk on the nerd forum!

Today is the first anniversary of founding the "Origins" group

Posted on September 15, 2009 at 4:30pm 11 Comments

Today 15th September 2009 is the first anniversary of founding “Origins”.

I had joined Atheist Nexus in August 2008 and soon thought that a group discussing the ideas and problems of “origins” of any kind, whether real (through responsible scientific research, discovery and rational contemplation) or fallacious (as with unproven beliefs including the fraudulent religions and other swindles, impostures, deceits and hoaxes) would be helpful.

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At 12:43pm on April 16, 2015, Donna Coffey said…


Thank you for the warm welcome!  I hope to enjoy conversations and community with fellow non-religionists, non-superstituous types of people.  I'm fairly new as a non-theist and yet have been open-minded for many years, searching, thinking, rationalizing of course, and then realizing, "Wow, those are just fairy tales old people made up.  Like Santa Claus, whom I never had a close personal relationship with.

I'm too busy for any official groups at this moment, but hanging out sounds easy enough.


At 7:25pm on April 15, 2015, Andrew Humphries said…

Thanks Terence.  I don't really see me becoming an Atheist any more then me becoming a Christian :)  LOL...

If anything, I am more leaning towards Pagan/Wiccan, but there to lacks lots of proof.  The subject that mostly irritated me about the comments the other night was how several people were so quick to put down others.  I tried to explain myself and they just kept getting meaner.

As a child I was forced into the Mormon Cult.  My family bought this house and I had to sleep in the basement.  I would see these apparitions and explain them to my parents. They of course would say they were Satan messengers and were there to test my faith.  This was a one time thing either.  The one set that I would see appeared to be old pilgrims, and they would knee in the corner and pray.  Granted myself and my two sisters felt other presents down there and they were not peaceful.  But the prilgrims were not bad, they needed help.  As I grew and got older I had other things happen.  But I quickly learned that what religion was telling me and what I was finding were two totally different things.  I do strongly believe in earth bound trapped spirits and people having energy.  And this energy sometimes get left behind.  That there are both good and bad spirits.  Does this make any sense or am I rambling to the wrong person again?

At 6:56pm on April 14, 2015, Andrew Humphries said…

Sorry Terence, but I am thinking I joined the wrong group.  I was watching the chat on the main room and someone commented about believing in ghosts.  I commented that I believed in ghosts/aperitions/spirtits and several members got flat out ignorant about it.  My first thought was just to delete from this place, but then I thought I would wait to hear from people that have sent me messages.

At 7:14pm on April 13, 2015, Andrew Humphries said…

is there any way to find local agnostic/athiests?  or are we just strung all across the globe?

At 10:08pm on April 9, 2015, Amy said…
Thank you for the warm welcome and suggestions on where to start.
At 9:02pm on April 9, 2015, Chad McLaurin said…

Thanks for the welcome! I'll be wandering these halls a while in the near future.

At 2:26pm on April 7, 2015, Pranavi said…

Thank you for the welcome!

At 3:19am on April 5, 2015, Lloyd Miller said…

thank you , very kind, thanks

At 9:27am on April 4, 2015, Carla White said…

Thanks for the welcome.  I'll take a look at the other pages you've mentioned.

At 9:44pm on April 3, 2015, Lou Flores said…

i sure will do :) thank you very much :)

At 10:08pm on March 24, 2015, Vijay B said…

Thanks for the invite, Dr.Meaden. It is always heartwarming to know that I am not alone in this. I hope to hang out more on the site and have some critical thinking fun. :)

At 5:17am on March 24, 2015, Sabri B Hassen said…

Thank you for your warm welcome. :)

At 3:54pm on March 23, 2015, Jason S. said…

Thank you for the warm welcome. I look forward to many hours on the site.

At 10:51pm on March 21, 2015, Erica said…
Thanks for the friendly welcome!!!
At 12:44pm on March 20, 2015, balakrishnan k t said…

thanks for welcome

At 11:31pm on March 16, 2015, Aeon Babel-VI said…

Thanks, I shall go and check it out!

At 9:19pm on March 15, 2015, Charles A. Sawicki said…

Hi Terry, Thanks for the welcome! As to origins, since retiring, I've taken up an interest in the origin of the nearly universal human belief in invisible, intelligent agents. This seems to be one of a few things, like complex languages, that sharply distinguishes us from other apes. Of course. these peculiar beliefs also underlie most religions. Maybe you folks have a related discussion group.       Charlie

At 8:34am on March 15, 2015, Keith Owens said…

Appreciate the welcome. Is there a particular forum that shows upcoming meetings and events. I definitely want to get involved with open-minded people for intelligent discussion.

At 1:39pm on March 12, 2015, Ga. Humanist said…

Thanks for letting me know. I'll definitely check that out!

At 10:41pm on March 11, 2015, Harstic said…
Thank you for the welcome and links:)

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