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A musical tribute to Tina Strobos, one of the coolest atheists you've never heard of

Started Aug 7, 2012 0 Replies

http://youtu.be/4cU3bQIBI0YShe's always inspired me and so this song just spoke to me. Would love to get your thoughts.Continue

Where old god concepts go to die

Started Jun 27, 2012 0 Replies

http://theunconverted.com/uncertainty-breeds-discovery/If find it so fitting that an old diety like Pangu has been put out to…Continue

Is there such a thing as a secular martyr?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lightnin' Lives Jun 24, 2012. 2 Replies

http://theunconverted.com/is-there-such-...r-science/This story really inspired me. Almost felt compelled to reach out to the…Continue

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Lightnin' Lives posted a discussion

A musical tribute to Tina Strobos, one of the coolest atheists you've never heard of

http://youtu.be/4cU3bQIBI0YShe's always inspired me and so this song just spoke to me. Would love to get your thoughts.See More
Aug 7, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"Thanks really well said, Annet! Empathy is key, and thankfulness is definitely a pathway to that key emotion."
Jul 10, 2012
annet replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"Napoleon said it well. I feel a lot of gratitude to nature and luck and all the things and people you mention in the article. In my view it is important to be thankful because it encourages helping others so they can also have enough worldly…"
Jul 9, 2012
AgeOfAtheists14 replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"i think that's called reality?! "
Jul 9, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to david stossel's discussion The origin of religion in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"There are a lot of stories I've never heard of and I'm sure that many of those stories are as outlandish as this one. But that's not how I base the legitimacy or truth of an assertion. For that I need to empirical, peer-reviewed…"
Jul 8, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to david stossel's discussion The origin of religion in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"I'd recommend starting with peer-reviewed papers on the topic: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/journals/journal/hr.html The only book I could find titled "On The Origin of Religion" seems very light on peer-reviewed evidence and…"
Jul 8, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to david stossel's discussion The origin of religion in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
Jul 8, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to david stossel's discussion The origin of religion in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"Haven't heard of this particular hypothesis and I don't think there's much if any empirical evidence to support it. It sounds like a plausible explanation but is really one of many plausible explanations. I think that one of the…"
Jul 7, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"Thank you for sharing your experiences, Greg! That's a pretty cool approach and I'm glad that your family is co-existing well."
Jul 7, 2012
Greg replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"My wife is catholic. We agreed at marriage to raise our kids catholic. I, on the other hand, am agnostic atheist. We originally agreed to say "thank yous" at most meals, which I have no problem with because I am not trying to force my…"
Jul 6, 2012
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Lightnin' Lives replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"Sounds like a good approach to me. I'm more or less in the same boat."
Jul 3, 2012
Napoleon Bonaparte replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Learning to be thankful without god
"Life is a wonderful adventure even though difficult and painful at times. I rejoice and am appreciative."
Jul 3, 2012
Lightnin' Lives posted a discussion

Learning to be thankful without god

http://theunconverted.com/learning-how-to-be-thankful-without-giving-thanks/This really hit home for me because it took a really long time for me to learn how to just be thankful as opposed to feeling compelled to give "praise and thanks" to [insert god here].See More
Jul 3, 2012
Lightnin' Lives posted a discussion

Where old god concepts go to die

http://theunconverted.com/uncertainty-breeds-discovery/If find it so fitting that an old diety like Pangu has been put out to pasture as the prefix in a scientific name for a newly discovered mineral.See More
Jun 27, 2012
Lightnin' Lives replied to Lightnin' Lives's discussion Is there such a thing as a secular martyr?
"Thanks for sharing that anecdote about the Chernobyl workers. That's wild stuff."
Jun 24, 2012

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At 3:15pm on June 7, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Lightnin' Lives

Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as a long time atheist and freethinker.

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 700 discussion topics and 3500 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin 

Terry

At 12:04pm on June 7, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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