"Way cool, Joe. You used the phrase "for lack of a better word" regarding "spiritual" - in an upcoming article in Free Inquiry I used that phrase regarding the word "soulless." I also just had another article published…"
"Yes, I came out using my real name, have been published consistently in American Atheist magazine (about 7 articles so far, more to come), contribute to Free Inquiry (three articles) and American Rationalist (one so far). Finishing my book, No Meek…"
"That's my pic off to the left, that's my name above the comment; in short, that's ME.
As I've said elsewhere here, I'm at that point in my arc where I really don't give a good damn WHAT someone else thinks of my atheism…"
"Just for more fun:
Je pense, donc il n'y a pas de dieu (French).
Ich denke, deshalb gibt es keinen Gott (German). [The capitalization is not in respect for the diety; all nouns are capitalized in German.]
Anybody out there able to speak…"
"So cool that you know Barbara! I haven't read her whole book yet but cite her regarding Pope Gregory "The Great" as well as using Homer Smith, Brian Levack, Hans Lietzmann, Charles Mackay, and others.
Regarding how to identify a…"
"Should have been Jerry Falwell ghost-writing it, but (by Falwell's own faulty logic and syllogism) Falwell must have done something evil and god punished him by killing him. I'm not saying Falwell did NOT do anything evil..."
"Well, they are doing the right thing according to the bible (Ex 22:18). A shame yahweh didn't explain to his children exactly HOW to identify a witch. What the heck, nobody's perfect. Better luck next time, god. (I assume he's working…"
"Yes, Richard - and Martin Luther despised the book of Revelation. Jesus predicted the end times "within a generation" -- so far he's off by about 2000 years. How could he be wrong?
I've got Barbara Walker's book too…"
"Good point, Richard. Honestly she is one of the smartest people I know. Very smart. She really doesn't buy into the OT, believes the NT stories are compatible with evolution, but hasn't taken a critical look at what I call "Evil…"