"well, Oregon can use more skeptics. Alternative medicine and New Agey superstitions are not only rampant, but it's a bit taboo to criticize CAM. Probably more so than criticizing religion. At least in Eugene it seems."
"I've always sort of been in awe of how "liberal" and "progressive" we are here in Oregon (or at least in the Valley), and how completely red-neck ignorant the people are on an individual basis. I have a friend who teaches…"
So, before I found this place, I started a website: www.oregonskeptics.comIt's not quite the same, since it's for Skeptics, not just Atheists. However, since much of the Skeptical community consists of Atheists, it's not too far off. I'm still reworking the website, so please bear with me for a bit. However, it might be worthwhile to check it out.Thanks!See More
I deeply appreciate you reading my blog. I like the way you think. Yes, I did skip when Lot got drunk and was molested by his daughters. I guess I was sick of the old bastard. Anyway, thanks for taking the time. It helps.
"11:00 PM had my first bout of nausea; Rx took care of it. I feel wonderful. Absolutely no pain, I can't finish a sentence or remember words so Cary, Laura and Laurie did their best to understand what I am trying to convey. I usually get enough…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"