"Regarding the religious roots and nature of marriage, the Ancient Romans had three types of marriage, all equally legitimate. Two were religious, one of which was the fully-blown religious ritual. The third was a purely secular, legal ceremony,…"
If, like me, you write, and am interested in discussing freethought, humanism, and other aspects of the examined life in articles, you may know some of the potential markets out there for pieces advocating freedom from religion, atheism, and other relevant topics. I know few places which could be of interest. In any case, I was thinking: what steps have been taken to create a resource of market information on rational, sceptical, and atheistic articles? If none, what are your thoughts on…See More
Phillip A. Ellis is a critic, poet and scholar. His The Flayed Man, Symptoms Positive and Negative and Arkham Monologues, are available for purchase. He is working on a collection for Diminuendo Press. Another has been accepted by Hippocampus Press. He is the editor of Melaleuca.
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Hi Phillip! Great that you joined us! Esperanto. Interesting subject. I know that it's been around for years and there are many speakers but, from the outside at least, it never seems to have taken off in a broad sense. I struggled with French for years, but never got enough practice speaking it so I still sound worse than a 3 year old when speaking it. I remember hearing somewhere that Chinese was the most likely language to become the international tongue. I'm trying to dredge up in my memory, why. I'm thinking it had something to do with interacting directly with computers through speech - Chinese was the best language for this, apparently. I think maybe it was because there are no homonyms in Chinese - but don't quote me on that.
Hi Phillip, I'm Kris from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Welcome to Atheist Nexus! I've started an Aussie, Kiwi, South Pacific Atheists Group here. We have 60 members now. Please feel free to drop in sometime to add a comment, contribute to a discussion, or to start a topic of your own.