In fact there are several of us. We had a atheist Meet-up here in the Jackson area recently with about 15 attendees. I have been a philosophical materialist/physicalist since 1977. As I see it my…Continue
"I think we might consider all types of so-called supernatural idea or religious beliefs just to be various forms of animism and one either finds animism plausible or one does not.
Michael Shermer talks about "Agency" - the idea of some…"
"Well, even though I didn't use the word monism originally my point was that, logically speaking, ontological monism is correct - or something else is - that something else being some sort of dualism.
There are many types of monism to be…"
"I never took calculus in school so for that reason a few months back I did the Great Courses on Calculus from the Teaching Company.
I'm still not sure, exactly, what a "function" is supposed to be, but I did pick up an…"
"The problem for theists regarding god being infinite is that in being infinite, or omnipresent, that would leave no room anything labeled non-god to exist. Thus if god exist then nothing else exists.
"Well, I would say there are several ways of perceiving consciousness. Here are the ones I am familiar with:
1. nothing exist except consciousness - e.g., the idealistic pantheism of much of Hinduism. This idea seems…"
In fact there are several of us. We had a atheist Meet-up here in the Jackson area recently with about 15 attendees. I have been a philosophical materialist/physicalist since 1977. As I see it my only other choice would be to be a paranoid. And that is no good. LOL. See More
Hello James G. Lee, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where atheists recognise that religion is a huge deception aimed at controlling vulnerable superstitious people, including defenceless children; and
how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even longer.