Oliver Tausend
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Oliver Tausend Sep 11, 2013. 8 Replies

Hi everyone!My name is Oliver and I'm from Germany, probably the only country in the world where the government collects church tax on behalf of the two big churches which is not the only "sin"…Continue

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Oliver Tausend commented on Aleksandra König's group European Atheists
""Richard Dawkins mit deutscher Webseite! Richard Dawkins launches Geman website! http://feedly.com/k/1hhRAOF";"
Nov 27, 2013
Oliver Tausend commented on Aleksandra König's group Ich spreche Deutsch!
""Richard Dawkins mit deutscher Webseite! Richard Dawkins launches Geman website! http://feedly.com/k/1hhRAOF";"
Nov 27, 2013
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Nov 27, 2013
Steph S. left a comment for Oliver Tausend
"Greetings! Welcome to the site!"
Oct 4, 2013
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""Faith is nothing more than the license religious people give themselves to keep believing when reasons fail." from http://buff.ly/16X9rUV"
Sep 24, 2013
Luara replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"Magical thinking isn't necessarily a bad thing.  From the article: You wouldn't want to be at the skeptic end of the spectrum anyway. "To be totally 'unmagical' is very unhealthy," says Peter Brugger, head of…"
Sep 17, 2013
Dr. Wolfgang von Khaos replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"Isn't this just a lot of cage rattling for the sake of cage rattling?  Stop feeding the trolls and they perish.  I mean, we all already know if you step on a crack in the pavement your mother ain't going to slip a disc over it."
Sep 17, 2013
Grinning Cat replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"The Freethought Society often has Anti-Superstition Parties on Friday the 13th. "
Sep 17, 2013
Jim DePaulo replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"I spent the day walking under ladders, breaking mirrors, and throwing black cats in my path  - the day was as boring as Thursday the 14th."
Sep 17, 2013
Idaho Spud replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"I'm pleased to note that most of the assertions in that article and others like it, don't apply to me.  I never think magically.  There are a couple of things mentioned that apply to me, but I don't see how they can be…"
Sep 17, 2013
Luara replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"This article details the ways in which everyone thinks magically."
Sep 15, 2013
Dr. Wolfgang von Khaos replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"I don't know... I tend to think blind faith is entertaining chaotic spirituality.  Spirituality when it has a real focus (ie. Zen) is a fantastic thing.  However, I do believe once you base spiritualist ideas on intangible things then…"
Sep 15, 2013
Jim DePaulo replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"A thousand pairs of hands folded in prayer doesn't have the effect  that 1 pair of hands actually doing something.."
Sep 14, 2013
Idaho Spud replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"What a bunch of maroons.  I never have been superstitious, except for what was ingrained into me connected with religion.  Since I rejected religion, I've been fee to accept only what can be proven. I don't know why anyone would…"
Sep 14, 2013
Joseph P replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"AKA, the placebo effect."
Sep 13, 2013
Napoleon Bonaparte replied to Oliver Tausend's discussion Articles on "Psychology today" about superstition in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"I agree. I remember at school, Brother Leary asking us all to say a private prayer when Elvis Presley died. That's pretty funny, isn't it ?"
Sep 13, 2013

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Atheist since 1990

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At 8:16pm on October 4, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 5:55pm on September 10, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings to Oliver Tausend 

Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom. You will find many like-minded people here. 

You are invited to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 800 discussion topics and 3900 members.

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