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Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel W Dec 12, 2014. 15 Replies

The following is a Facebook conversation I had after watching the rather shocking classic Christmas film, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. Gregory DearthIt starts off with ashamed deer parents hiding…Continue

Death Penalty vs Abortion and Social Taboos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn Jul 10, 2014. 64 Replies

I have been engaged in a discussion elsewhere regarding my position on abortion. I wanted to run this by the atheistnexus community as the perspectives here are particularly rational and helpful most…Continue

Tags: death penalty, abortion

Two Analogies for the Christian God

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregory Phillip Dearth Apr 2, 2014. 7 Replies

Imagine you were the smartest chemist ever. You already know how any substance mixed with any other substance will react. You don't even have to conduct experiments anymore because you know…Continue

Tags: god does not exist, human imperfection, Christian god

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Gregory Phillip Dearth commented on Gregory Phillip Dearth's blog post What would make a good atheist show?
"Yes. I intend to employ the socratic method for debate as I find it far more productive than merely spewing info at someone that might not have the imediate ability to process that info. By using the socratic method, and sylogistic logic, one can…"
Jan 23
Loren Miller commented on Gregory Phillip Dearth's blog post What would make a good atheist show?
"I may be hallucinating (just what ARE these little red pills, anyway?!? [grin!]), but wasn't Peter Boghossian talking about promoting a show where he used his Socratic technique to talk people out of their faith, a la A Manual for Creating…"
Jan 15
Gregory Phillip Dearth commented on Gregory Phillip Dearth's blog post What would make a good atheist show?
"Not asking for examples of other good shows. I am looking for recommendations on how to MAKE a NEW show - something perhaps a bit different from the OTHER good atheist shows. Thanks though. Might check that out. I am a big fan of the Atheist…"
Jan 15
Michael Penn commented on Gregory Phillip Dearth's blog post What would make a good atheist show?
"A good atheist show? Uhh. Johnny Socco And His Giant Flying Jesus.     :)"
Jan 13
On my Kneesus for Jesus! liked Gregory Phillip Dearth's blog post What would make a good atheist show?
Jan 12
On my Kneesus for Jesus! commented on Gregory Phillip Dearth's blog post What would make a good atheist show?
"Hey man, this all sounds good and I would love to be featured if you would want to. I am a 15 year old Atheist and would love to give my own little piece on how I realised how ridiculous what I was born into was. (age 10 was when I dropped…"
Jan 12
Gregory Phillip Dearth posted a blog post

What would make a good atheist show?

I am finally at a place where I am ready to start my own channel on youtube, having completed my book "Tools for Debating Atheism" and having worked out promotions for that book. As such I am looking for opinions of my target audience, atheists. There are TONS of pro-atheism shows online. What would make a unique experience? I would love to have discussions and debates with theists. I am more than prepared to get into some deep apologetics and pick apart their 'advanced' arguments like TAG or…See More
Jan 10
Daniel W replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"That would make a great movie. Im envisioning a remake of Dr Zhivago, with Rudolph in the title role."
Dec 12, 2014
Rasheeda Nizam replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"Oh my. At the North Pole, the citizens' only have value if they are utilitarian. I'm picturing that scene in the dystopian future of Twilight Zone- 'You are OBSOLETE!' :) Santa is Stalin."
Dec 12, 2014
Idaho Spud liked Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
Dec 10, 2014
Idaho Spud replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"That's why I can't stand to watch many movies and TV shows.  I think too much, but I wouldn't have it any other way."
Dec 10, 2014
Idaho Spud replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"That would be my response Patricia."
Dec 10, 2014
Freethinker31 replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"This wonderful  animation  is actually  a great  teaching  tool  for children, that discriminating  against someone  because  he/she  is different , is wrong, and shows  that  the…"
Dec 10, 2014
Gregory Phillip Dearth replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"The Polar Ex"
Dec 10, 2014
Atheist in FundyLand replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"Indeed. :)  Now do The Polar Express. (I hate that movie.)"
Dec 8, 2014
Atheist in FundyLand replied to Gregory Phillip Dearth's discussion Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Soceital Ills
"XD First smile I've had all day. Thanks."
Dec 8, 2014

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I was raised as a fundamentalist christian (First Church of the Nazarene) and broke away from religion after doing an in depth study of the Bible and various science subjects. I am an active blogger on weareatheism and a published author.

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"Tools for Debating Atheism" just released. Handy information for atheists that often have conversations with theists. I explain the logical fallacies often heard in theist arguments, some good science in layman's terms, apologetics, solipsism and much more. 

http://gregorydeart1.wix.com/book

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What would make a good atheist show?

Posted on January 10, 2015 at 1:59am 5 Comments

I am finally at a place where I am ready to start my own channel on youtube, having completed my book "Tools for Debating Atheism" and having worked out promotions for that book. As such I am looking for opinions of my target audience, atheists. 

There are TONS of pro-atheism shows online. What would make a unique experience? 

I would love to have discussions and debates with theists. I am more than prepared to get into some deep apologetics and pick apart their…

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The Irony of Intollerance

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:13am 13 Comments

So much of my family are right wing nuts. As such, I often see pro-military stuff on my Facebook. No biggie. I support the military and served in the Army. 

Today I saw a video of some terrorists being vaporized by a hellfire strike. I did not find it disturbing. I have no problem watching animals like these die. I find it tragic that religion has infected their culture to the extent that such irrationality ultimately caused their early demise. But I dont have an issue…

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Fix your Linux Bash

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 9:21am 10 Comments

Not really atheism related, but I know a lot of atheists that use linux (the rational choice for an operating system, just as atheism is the rational position on god claims - LOL). Here is how I fixed my bash vulnerability issue, aka the "Shell Shock" issue.

env X="() { :;} ; echo busted" /bin/sh -c "echo completed"

env X="() { :;} ; echo busted" `which bash` -c "echo completed"



#If you get busted, then do all of this:



mkdir src

cd src

wget…

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An exhaustive study of THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 1:38am 6 Comments

I had added a review of the 10 commandments in my second edition of my book "Tools for Debating Atheism" wherein I not only listed the two versions of the 10 commandments, but referenced the prescribed punishments for each commandment, a feature overlooked largely (and thankfully) by Christians. As most commandments require a punisment of death, it is a good thing that most Christians ignore THOSE orders from their god by using their own morality. Of course, as atheists see it, we can just…

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At 7:50pm on March 14, 2014, John Jubinsky said…

Hi Gregory! Welcome to Atheist Nexus and the Origins group.

I saw your post to the discussion I started about some people being indifferent to music and I very much share your love for music. I have it in my bones. What kind do you compose? (I have composed some also - only melody - and I am wondering if there is an overlap in our tastes.)

Also, since you have published there is a group called Atheist Writers that you might want to join. You can check it out at:

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/atheistwriters 

I too have done a little writing. I wrote a very logical and succinct disproof of the Biblical god concept that was published by the Science and Rationalists Association of India. Not only are all of the premises self-evident but it is founded in human limitations rather than having the weakness of depending on the proposition that there is something a god can't do. It is almost solipsistic. If you think it is valid feel free to use it provided of course that you give appropriate credit. I have a copyright on it and It is located at:

http://www.srai.org/the-biblical-god-concept-nullified/

 

Please get back to me about your music. Welcome again and I hope you enjoy the site.

At 1:48pm on March 1, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Gregory     

Welcome to Atheist Nexus---this Internet world of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking wisdom---a friendly haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 900  discussion topics and 4000 members. http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

Terry

At 9:31am on March 1, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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