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Pretty good song with atheist theme from 2011

Started Oct 21 0 Replies

I had never heard this before and searching the forums for the musician's name and a couple of other things, I didn't see evidence of discussion of it, though I'm guessing it's been discussed here or…Continue

Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and other houses of worship - valuing real estate and community meeting places

Started this discussion. Last reply by Freethinker31 Jul 6. 8 Replies

For a long time I've been wondering after the thoughts of other atheists on some of the issues here -  If there is to some extent some awakening amongst Theists, and they realize what nonsense their…Continue

Any thoughts on the GMO debate and older religious laws pertaining to nutrition rules/laws/customs?

Started Jun 3, 2013 0 Replies

I initiated a topic today to the Jewish Atheist group discussion, but perhaps it will get a bit more traction for productive discussion in this broader group.  I will more or less copy and paste:…Continue

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Joan Denoo liked jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
Dec 10
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"Source: Iron Chariots.org,  Atheism is a religion If atheism is a religion, then... (or: Atheism is a religion like...) ...not collecting stamps is a hobby. ...not playing golf is a sport. ...not believing 13 is unlucky is a…"
Nov 6
Michael Pianko replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"I wrote that."
Nov 6
Grinning Cat replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"Some time ago, Two Cult Survivor wrote in a blog post here "It's not. But it is. But it's not." He meant that in a society that purports to respect religious freedom, the decision not to follow any religion is a "religious…"
Nov 6
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"To those ignorant justices who claim we have no "freedom from" religion our Constitution would have to mean that "everyone must have their own religion" for it to be true. That's the "freedom of" part. Sorry. You…"
Nov 6
Bertold Brautigan replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"I'm not much for lagers or pilsners. I mostly like stout and porter, but occasionally wander up into the amber range."
Nov 6
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"Carl, you re exactly correct and this will happen. The main reason it will is that theists take the idea of god existing as a given. This is why they classify atheism as just another religion and this is what we have to fight against. Maybe it will…"
Nov 6
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"Guiness has a new lager brewed in the USA with their hops and yeast. Not great but not bad."
Nov 6
The Flying Atheist replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"My concern with secular humanism being called a religion is that it may undermine the acceptance of our values and slow our progress.  We are fighting hard to make our government, our judicial courts, our society and our educational…"
Nov 6
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"Our little group of non-believers express ourselves so powerfully and competently, we will grow into a formidable group that will counter the predacious nature of religion. "
Nov 6
Bertold Brautigan replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"I'm happy to worship at the church of Guiness, but you can see, feel, smell, hear and taste Guiness."
Nov 6
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"Bertold, they just keep on trying with that idea of atheism being a religion. It's as if the theists would be happy to prove this and then just claim "everyone has a religion." I think that is their point. They take god as a given and…"
Nov 6
Bertold Brautigan replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"In this regard, I saw quite a good comment today on another site: "
Nov 6
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"I think this may be a good thing but at best is just a step forward."
Nov 4
Greg replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"All I can say to that is>>> It's not that I "believe" that god doesn't exist, it's that I do not "believe" that he does exist. See how easy that was? All traces of belief wiped from the discussion. Problem…"
Nov 4
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Federal Court Ruling Extends Equal Protection Rights To Atheists
"What are the pros and cons of being an atheist, secular, secular humanist and being legally declared a religion?  Pros: 1. Military personnel, prisoners have access to secular chaplains and can form study groups.   2. Freedom of…"
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At 1:48pm on May 28, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Greetings, Josh! I see you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus since Feb. We have a new group where you might feel more at home. Please consider joining Hang With Friends  , where we can share our stories and laugh, and discuss anything on our minds.

At 5:02pm on February 16, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Josh, and welcome to this wonderful world of Internet atheism----a haven from the superstitious nonsense of the fictional god of the masses.

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 400 discussion topics and 2400 members.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

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