"Fact: Since recoded time people have killed other people.
Reasonable Assumption: While people exist some will kill others.
Real reason for this post. Pet peeve. Using ambiguous terms like left and right. It skips huge swaths of important data to…"
"public school - enforcing view of majority through peer pressure and/or coercion
school prayer and freedom of religion - not this time
but rather freedom of speech
If the school is incapable of transferring the knowledge through academic rigor it…"
"Missing the point.
If you want to insure those who get a degree know the best state of current information on a subject then test them on it and give them a failing grade if they do not acknowledge it. This is not what happened. She is being forced…"
"Should an academic program dispel someone because their personal beliefs differ from the accepted? Indoctrination or education, what is the goal of academic institutions.
Yes she is wrong. Yes she is vacuous. Yes she is Coulter-esque.
Attending Dragon*Con (Atlanta) this year? Interested in an informal gathering of nonthiests? I am. It could be scheduled after tracks. I contacted the skeptic track to see if they have anything similar planned and they do not. I would enjoy a chance to meet fellow nonthiests and critical thinkers set in the panorama of the semi-controlled chaos that is Dragon*Con.See More
"First two relevant bits from the United States Constitution and then my analysis.
Section 8 - Powers of Congress
To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization...
Amendment 10 - Powers of the States and People. Ratified 12/15/1791.
"You have demonstrated the strength to disregard the social pressures organized religions can exert. You did so in a way quite different from my own journey; through the expansion of your world view rather than a philosophic grappling with the…"
"Freedom from religion and freedom of religion are two inseparable sides of the same coin. Any power invasive enough to make that decision for individuals will take the role of religion. The Soviet Union was very much a replacement religion for…"
"Down to earth fella looking to meet skeptic lasses.
Not into the long distance thing but willing to travel as far as a few hundred miles of Auburn Alabama due to scarcity.
The Sky is Blue and Sun is Orange because God is an Auburn fan ;)"
Hi Lance, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is a fraud used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.