"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.
I agree yes these are stories of religious bigots waking up and realizing that the legendary and mythological stories and some immoral rules created by ancient sheep-herding nomads had missed the mark and they…"
"Joan, you mentioned awhile back about liking to eat a nice steak with some red wine. The Argentinians have a wonderfully simple accompaniment to their steaks: Chimichurri Sauce
It has lots of chopped parsley and garlic!!"
"I'm with you Chrissie, Dallas, and Daniel. If an anti-gay supporter wants to be a selfless martyr and end their life over two people loving each other, then let them kindly proceed, as long as they don't take any innocent victims…"
"A real scary video, Joan, but my nerves are made of straw. Glad the surgery went well! Yes, parsley fights inflammations, very good for you!
What a good picture of Ian, you look well!
And this is to wave goodbye as I'm off to the Vesuvius…"