"If I remember correctly, it was "Black Atheists of Atlanta" that was extremely homophobic. I think the group mentioned in the video was "Black Non-believers of Atlanta" which I think formed as an alternative to them because of…"
"I agree about religion. That's why it bugs me that some skeptics think it should be avoided as a skeptical topic. Also, religion seems to go hand-in-hand with some of the more harmful anti-science beliefs."
"I might have to check out the video of Matt Dillahunty's talk. I listened to The Thinking Atheist's podcast of it yesterday it was excellent but it sounded like I missed some of the best stuff because I couldn't see the…"
"It's almost never convenient for me to watch/listen in real time. I love getting things via podcast because I can listen at my convenience, stop it when I need to, back up if I got distracted and missed something, etc. So, a pure podcast, like…"
"You are all just feeding my already excessive addiction! I listen to podcasts when I'm doing tasks that don't require much verbal thought - driving, cleaning, etc. While I rarely run low on something to listen to, I can't resist new…"
"I miss Atheist News and Chariots of Iron, too. I hope they come back at some point, but I realize that a putting out a podcast can take a big bite out of real life.
A couple of suggestions, if you're specifically looking for…"
Dedicated to realizing the fundamental impulses that drive belief, and seeking secular parallels ~ creating a format for discussion that doesn't address apologetical arguments as much as it replaces the need for those arguments to begin with.
"My son (a CSU student) and I attended Darrel Ray's talk up at CSU last fall. It was very interesting and I hope to make it to more such events. I can't attend anything this weekend, though - we have company coming into town."
"I'm fairly new here, too. We (my husband and I) currently live in Boulder but will be moving to the Loveland area in the near future. I'm a bit nervous about the move, since as an introvert I'm slow to establish new friendships and…"
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"I think the author of the linked article has it right - whenever possible, avoid the word "belief." It is too slippery - if you try to use it with one definition, the theist will just twist what you've said by inferring a different…"
Hello Nancy and welcome to this great meeting place with its freethinking friends who recognise how religions and fictional gods continue to deceive and control vulnerable people beginning with innocent children.
And how tragic it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and longer by patriarchal societies.